Renewable Diesel Use in California Moves to Fast Track

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Renewable diesel sounds like a contradiction in terms. But planners for the Capitol Corridor trains, which run between the Bay Area and the Sacramento region, see it as a way to slash climate-warming emissions. “It’s pretty exciting for our industry,” said Jim Allison, manager of planning for the Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority. On Aug. 28, a train between Oakland …


CALSTART Announces Volvo Hybrid Wheel Loader Demonstrates 50% Improvement in Fuel Efficiency

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Originally published on July 12, 2017 by RICHMOND, CA – With funding provided by the California Energy Commission, Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has demonstrated a hybrid wheel loader, a piece of equipment widely used in the construction, refuse, and agricultural industries, that achieved a 50 percent improvement in fuel efficiency. The announcement was made at the Redwood Landfill …


Green Fleet Contra Costa County Moves to Renewable Diesel

Golden Gate Petroleum Community, Press Release

Originally published by Contra Costa County, Calif. has switched from biodiesel to R99 renewable diesel to fuel many of its heavy-duty diesel vehicles, including more than 220 diesel-powered municipal public works trucks, specialty vehicles, and equipment. In making the switch, the county expects to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by up to 65% and an estimated 5,000 tons annually. …


Golden Gate Boosts Nevada ULSD Supply With New Hydrotreater

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Originally published in the OPIS West Coast Spot Market Report by Kylie West at MARTINEZ, CA Golden Gate Petroleum has completed the $12 million “state of the art” hydrotreater installation at its refinery in McCarran, Nev., near Reno, the company said Monday. The new hydrotreater is producing some 75,000 bbl of ULSD a month, which Golden Gate will use …


City of Oakland and Golden Gate Petroleum on Forefront of Carbon Reduction for Municipal Fleets

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MARTINEZ, CA – The City of Oakland, CA made its announcement on Oct. 5, when the first of its vehicles filled up with NEXDIESEL renewable diesel during a gathering of the Public Works Department and its supplier Golden Gate Petroleum, the largest distributor of NEXDIESEL in the Western United States. The partnership between the City of Oakland and Golden Gate …


Golden Gate Petroleum Wins Clean Air Champion Award

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Sacramento CA — The East Bay Clean Cities Coalition presented Golden Gate Petroleum with its Clean Air Champion Award in recognition for Golden Gate’s superior achievement and sustained excellence in the alternative fuel industry and for its “…significant and innovative contributions towards reducing petroleum consumption and advancing the use of alternative fuel …throughout the greater Northern California Bay Area region.” …


Golden Gate Petroleum Teaches Oakland Fire Department’s HAZMAT Course

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Oakland CA—To further support the City of Oakland’s commitment in becoming one of the top cities in the US to reduce its carbon footprint by using Nexdiesel, the highest quality, non-petroleum renewable diesel in its city fleets, Golden Gate Petroleum supplied an instructor and a tanker truck filled with the dynamic fuel to teach Oakland Fire Department’s HAZMAT course to …