Green Drives Webinar Series: Best Fleet Practices Using Biodiesel

May 20, 2020
11 AM - 12 PM (CST)

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Chicago Area Clean Cities, the B20 Club and Renewable Energy Group (REG) hosted a webinar about the advantages of biodiesel for fleets on Wednesday, May 20.

Northern Illinois fleets who are using biodiesel blends of B20 (20{7f64623feb15e8ba3e2cc4fa119ce7bf1799c4d1be9e5e533264580cd485c622} biodiesel/80{7f64623feb15e8ba3e2cc4fa119ce7bf1799c4d1be9e5e533264580cd485c622} diesel) or greater shared their experiences and best practices. Speakers also highlighted the operational and maintenance benefits of using biodiesel blends.

REG shared details on their locally produced, low-carbon biodiesel and an exciting grant program that they have launched in partnership with Optimus Technologies. The grant program enables fleets to operate on B100 (100{7f64623feb15e8ba3e2cc4fa119ce7bf1799c4d1be9e5e533264580cd485c622} biodiesel) in all weather conditions.

Presenters included Bailey Arnold, Senior Manager, Clean Air Initiatives, American Lung Association; Sam Barghi, Public Works Management Analyst, Village of Carol Stream; Sarah Mark, Fleet & Facilities Coordinator, City of Moline; and Jon Scharingson, Executive Director, Sales & Marketing, Renewable Energy Group.

The B20 Club is a partnership of the Illinois Soybean Association checkoff program and American Lung Association that recognizes elite Illinois fleets operating their equipment on biodiesel blends of B20 or greater.

This is the second webinar in CACC’s Green Drives Webinar Series. As a part of the series, we are featuring topics that will help you to efficiently manage your fleet and reduce emissions.

Click here for the first webinar on the City of Chicago’s Fleet Car Sharing Program.

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