California lawmakers voted on 17th July to extend the State's cap and trade programme until 2030 reaffirming the State's commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Lawmakers confirmed the state's Low Carbon Fuel Standard – a programme to reduce the carbon intensity of transportation fuel – would continue unaffected by the extension as one of the complementary strategies to address climate change.
"We congratulate California on its strong climate leadership supporting the transition to clean energy and look forward to Neste's renewable products continuing to support the State's targets at curbing carbon emissions," says Executive Vice President of Renewable Products at Neste, Kaisa Hietala.
Neste My Renewable Diesel is being used by California fuel distributors, refiners, and public and private fleets to meet California's low carbon fuel requirements as a drop-in replacement used without changes to existing fuel distribution systems.
Read the article online at: https://www.hydrocarbonengineering.com/clean-fuels/20072017/neste-welcomes-californias-ghg-commitment/