More Sustainable Fuels
Good for farmers, the economy, the country and the planet
Improving the Environment
Biodiesel, renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel are made from a diverse mix of renewable and recycled resources that are cleaner than traditional fossil fuels. In ground, air, marine and rail transportation, as well as home heating applications, clean fuels use will exceed 6 billion gallons by 2030. This use will eliminate more than 50 million metric tons of CO2-equivalent greenhouse gas emissions annually.
Building a Stronger Economy
With plants and markets across the country, the U.S. biodiesel and renewable diesel industry supports 75,200 U.S. jobs and pays $3.6 billion in annual wages. The industry is at the center of more than $23.2 billion in economic activity each year.
Every 100 million gallons of production supports 3,200 jobs and $1.09 billion in economic opportunity for farm workers, producers and distributors.
Supporting Healthier Communities
Clean Fuels, through its continued partnership with Trinity Consultants, recently released the results of Phase 2 of a groundbreaking study on the air quality benefits of biodiesel. Benefits identified included:
- Reduced asthma cases
- Fewer sick days
- Reduced cancer cases
- Over $7.5 billion in avoided health costs annually
- On the Road with Biodiesel
Biodiesel offers fleets affordable, low-carbon solutions to immediately improve the sustainability of their operations. This better, cleaner fuel is available now and provides immediate carbon reductions.
- Cold Flow
Infograph: Biodiesel blends are being used successfully in challenging winter climates.
- Original Equipment Manufacturer Fuel Compatibility
Infograph: Biodiesel must be produced to strict ASTM fuel specifications, ensuring proper performance in all engines
and equipment in the marketplace.
- NREL Biodiesel Handling and Use Guide (6th-Edition)
NREL guide provides basic information on the proper and safe use of biodiesel and biodiesel blends in engines to help fleets, individual users, blenders, distributors, and others understand procedures for handling and using biodiesel fuels.
- Original Equipment Manufacturer Positions on Biodiesel and Renewable Diesel
Infograph: Original Equipment Manufacturer Positions on Biodiesel and Renewable Diesel
- Sample Material Safety Data Sheet for Biodiesel
Sample Material Safety Data Sheet for Biodiesel
- Biodiesel and Renewable Diesel: Better Together (short)
Infograph: biodiesel and renewable
diesel blends can fully replace petroleum diesel and reduce particulate matter, carbon and
nitrogen oxide emissions.
- Biodiesel and Renewable Diesel: Better Together
Infograph: A combination of biodiesel and renewable diesel produces a cost-effective full replacement option for petroleum diesel.
September 13, 2023
Accurately Accounting for SAF Carbon Emission Benefits
August 29, 2023
Clean Fuels Hires Fuel Economist Jonathan Martin
September 21, 2022
New study shows opportunity to address health inequities in EJ communities
May 16, 2022
Clean Fuels Releases New Study Demonstrating Lower Consumer Costs at the Pump
May 9, 2022