Tag: Propel Fuels

Propel expands low-NOx renewable diesel to Hayward, CA

Propel expands low-NOx renewable diesel to Hayward, CA

October 1, 2015 |

In California, Propel Fuels debuted “the nation’s most advanced diesel fuel, Diesel HPR  to  the “880 Gas” station in Hayward. In light of the recent VW scandal and increased nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions in affected Volkswagen diesel vehicles, Diesel HPR is a simple and affordable way to reduce emissions and improve local air quality. Diesel […]

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As California Sizzles: The Digest’s 2015 8-Slide Guide to California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard

As California Sizzles: The Digest’s 2015 8-Slide Guide to California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard

August 31, 2015 |

Propel operates 43 Flex Fuel and 31 Biodiesel retail locations statewide, representing over 50,000 clean fuel transactions per month and 10,000,000 gallons of fuel sold to individual consumers annually. Between 2012 and 2014, Propel Fuels conducted extensive low carbon fuel customer surveys via LUX Research, an independent analytics firm. Survey respondents were intercepted while fueling at […]

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Propel Fuels reports 15X jump in California renewable fuel sales (diesel) in 2015

Propel Fuels reports 15X jump in California renewable fuel sales (diesel) in 2015

August 17, 2015 |

West Coast renewable fuel retailer says the launch of 100% drop-in renewable diesel has spiked sales on a per-outlet basis — 5X jump in renewable content, and 3X jump in gallons sold. In California, Propel Fuels is reporting a 15X jump in per-outlet sales of renewable fuel for diesel engines, based on a 3X increase in […]

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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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