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First biofuel facility to operate entirely on renewable heat

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Hydrocarbon Engineering,


Biodico, a sustainable biofuel and bioenergy company, today announced its Biodico Westside Facility, the world’s first biofuel production facility that operates entirely on renewable heat and power generated on-site, will go online the first week of December.

The facility produces up to 20 million gal./y of biodiesel, employing multi-feedstock functionality, as well as incorporating advanced sensors for real time and remote monitoring leading to complete system automation.

“Our new facility in the San Joaquin Valley produces economically and environmentally viable bio-based fuel and energy for local farmers and truckers, and creates new jobs in the community,” said Biodico President and Founder, Russ Teall. “This facility demonstrates Biodico’s commitment to an integrated value chain model that includes accelerated and inexpensive construction and deployment, enhanced throughput with reduced operating costs, and increased monetisation of renewable fuel and energy.”


Adapted from press release by Rosalie Starling

Read the article online at: https://www.hydrocarbonengineering.com/clean-fuels/27112015/first-biofuel-facility-to-operate-entirely-on-renewable-heat-1830/


 

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