The Number 1 Resource for Vocational Truck Fleets

Work Truck Top News

Green Mountain Power Trucks to Run on B-20 Biodiesel

August 9, 2005

COLCHESTER, VT — Green Mountain Power’s fleet of linetrucks will begin using biodiesel as a result of a new fuel arrangement with Champlain Oil Co. Green Mountain Power plans to introduce the clean-burning, organically produced fuel to its more than 20 diesel engine trucks in the Chittenden and Addison County areas this month.

Additionally, the next fuel delivery to its Washington County tank will be biodiesel. The company also plans to provide biodiesel to its trucks in its other service areas when it becomes available. Green Mountain Power will use B-20 biodiesel, a 20 percent blend of biomaterial and 80 percent conventional diesel.

B-20 biodiesel is the industry standard because it offers significant emission reductions at an affordable price and works with existing diesel engines. Champlain Oil Co. will also supply biodiesel for the University of Vermont from a pump at its main office.

Comment On This Story

Name:  
Email:  
Comment: (Maximum 10000 characters)  
Leave this field empty:
* Please note that every comment is moderated.

FleetFAQ

Fleet Tracking And Telematics

Todd Ewing from Fleetmatics will answer your questions and challenges

View All

 

Fleet Management And Leasing

Merchants Experts will answer your questions and challenges

View All

 

Sponsored by

Car sharing is a form of car rental when where people rent cars for short periods of time, sometimes for only an hour or so at a time

Read more