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"The use of plant oil as fuel may seem insignificant today. But such products can in time become just as important as kerosene and these coal-tar-products of today."

Rudolf Diesel, 1911



California, Texas & Florida Lead U.S. in High-Mileage Diesel & Hybrid Passenger Vehicles
June 4, 2014 // Diesel Technology Forum

Washington, D.C. – California, Texas and Florida lead the U.S. with the most registrations of fuel-efficient clean diesel and hybrid passenger vehicles according to a new analysis and data released today by the Diesel Technology Forum. The analysis is based on data that includes the registration statistics of all passenger vehicles – cars, SUVS, pickup trucks and vans – that were compiled by R.L. Polk and Company in all 50 states and the District of Columbia through December 31, 2013.

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Biodiesel in a Bottle
Renewable diesel reduces carbon footprint of major summer events
August 20, 2014 // Biodiesel Magazine

Neste Oil's NEXBTL renewable diesel was used to generate electricity at two major events in Finland this summer: the Flow Festival in Helsinki and the Neste Oil Rally Helsinki Battle street circuit race. NEXBTL diesel generated 45 percent of the electricity used at the Flow Festival and powered the machinery at the festival site. Using the fuel resulted in a 22-ton reduction in emissions, equivalent in emission terms to nearly three round-the-world flights.

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Diesel generator sets supply emergency power to world's tallest data center
August 20, 2014 // Cabling Installation and Maintenance

A new video from Caterpillar Electric Power describes how the company's Cat diesel generator sets are deployed to supply emergency power to the facility that is known as the world's tallest data center. Sabey Corporation developed the Intergate.Manhattan facility into what is now ranked the tallest data center in the world, states Caterpillar. Located in New York City, the facility presents a unique set of challenges including security, preservation and power loss. The video explains how Sabey relies on its partnership with the local Cat dealer, H.O. Penn, for emergency backup system support and critical data management.

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Biodiesel Growth Complements Clean Diesel Trend
August 20, 2014 // National Biodiesel Board

So even a five percent blend of biodiesel delivers real results. Last year's record biodiesel production, for example, reduced greenhouse gas emissions by 17.2 million metric tons in 2014 - the equivalent of removing 3.6 million vehicles from our roads!

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Event: Fueling the Future in a Green Economy

The Diesel Technology Forum is engaged in a variety of events throughout the year ranging from technology displays to speaking engagements to Congressional briefings.

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