Tag: Propel Fuels

3 Biobased Strategies to Beat $60 oil

3 Biobased Strategies to Beat $60 oil

June 3, 2015 |

Oil price predictions are all over the map. So, how are biobased businesses coping when no one quite knows what’s up with the incumbent? Amyris, Cellerate and Propel Fuels are three ventures showing the way(s) forward. If you think oil prices are on a rollercoaster this year, consider the world of oil price predictions. In […]

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Propel Fuels CEO Rob Elam: The Digest interview

Propel Fuels CEO Rob Elam: The Digest interview

May 11, 2015 |

Propel Fuels has been on a tear of late in expanding distribution of what we call “high renewable content fuels”. We spoke with CEO Rob Elam to see what’s driving the latest surge in renewable fuels. Digest: What the price target to turn renewable fuels into consistent sellers? RE: Our target is just under street […]

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Propel Fuels relocates HQ to Sacramento, heart of “The low carbon economy”

Propel Fuels relocates HQ to Sacramento, heart of “The low carbon economy”

April 26, 2015 |

In California, Propel Fuels announced it will move its headquarters from Redwood City to Sacramento. As California’s low carbon economy grows over the next decade, Sacramento will be home to the people and policies shaping its future.  “The low carbon economy is being defined in Sacramento,” said Propel’s founder and CEO, Rob Elam, “There’s nowhere […]

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Propel Fuels: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

Propel Fuels: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

March 24, 2015 |

Propel builds, owns & operates a network of American made renewable fuel stations. Propel’s Clean Fuel Points are owned and operated by Propel. The CFPs are designed to be located at existing gas stations. To that end, they partner with station owners to make it easy for customers to find and fill with clean, renewable […]

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Propel Fuels launches Diesel HPR (High Performance Renewable) at pump

Propel Fuels launches Diesel HPR (High Performance Renewable) at pump

March 18, 2015 |

In California, Propel Fuels has launched the state’s most advanced diesel fuel: Diesel HPR (High Performance Renewable) at Propel locations across Northern California. Propel’s Diesel HPR consists of 98.5 percent Neste Oil’s NEXBTL renewable diesel, a low-carbon renewable fuel that meets petroleum diesel specifications for use in diesel engines while realizing the benefits of better performance and lower emissions.  Diesel […]

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Propel Fuels: Biofuels Digest’s 2014 5-Minute Guide

Propel Fuels: Biofuels Digest’s 2014 5-Minute Guide

April 15, 2014 |

Propel builds, owns & operates a network of American made renewable fuel stations. Propel’s Clean Fuel Points are owned and operated by Propel. The CFPs are designed to be located at existing gas stations. To that end, they partner with station owners to make it easy for customers to find and fill with clean, renewable […]

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The 4 Monster Myths of Renewable Fuels

The 4 Monster Myths of Renewable Fuels

October 3, 2013 |

As Matt Horton, CEO of Propel Fuels, relates the tale, he hears the 4 Monster Myths of Renewable Fuels, also known as the “conventional wisdom,” all too often. Turns out the conventional wisdom is, er, dead wrong. “Number one, there’s no brand loyalty in the fuel business, they’ll tell you right away,” Matt Horton explained […]

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Frugal Fuels: Top 12 ways to transform biofuels using materials already around us

Frugal Fuels: Top 12 ways to transform biofuels using materials already around us

May 31, 2013 |

REduce, REuse, REcycle. REnewable energy sometimes means REthinking, REfocusing. Great ideas abound for new feedstocks, and novel infrastructure. We admire so many of them. Jatropha, carinata, switchgrass, sweet sorghum, blender pumps, systems-at-sea. And so much more. But what about technologies that bolt-on a different processing unit, but keeps everything else the same. Or uses an […]

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Propel Fuels brings biodiesel, E85 to Fresno

Propel Fuels brings biodiesel, E85 to Fresno

April 10, 2013 |

In California, Propel Fuels has opened another in its chain of transformative Clean Mobility Centers — and the first station in Fresno to offer E85 Flex Fuel and biodiesel, sourced from Central Valley producers including Community Fuels in Stockton and Calgren Renewable Fuels in Pixley. Fresno’s Clean Mobility Center offers renewable fuels alongside conventional fuels […]

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Answers to your questions about parity-priced, algae-based fuels

Answers to your questions about parity-priced, algae-based fuels

March 8, 2013 |

Wondering when affordable algae-based transportation fuels might arrive at your local retail outlet? Might be sooner than you think. Here’s the lowdown. We’ve been hearing quite a bit of news this week here in Digestville about the strong demand for price-competitive algae fuels. By far the biggest news is that sales of algae-based Soladiesel B20 […]

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