Tehran biodiesel trial moves to second phase after saving 160,000 kg of CO2

July 8, 2019 |

In Iran, the Tehran Times newspaper reports that the capital city’s three-year biodiesel bus trial saw carbon dioxide emissions savings of 160,000 kg from the use of 60,000 liters of biodiesel and the next phase will now kick off. The first phase included 300 buses running on blends of between 2% and 15% of UCO-based biodiesel. Air pollution, especially in winter, has become a major problem in Tehran and the government has looked at a number of solutions to improve air quality including biodiesel in public transport and increasing the use of public transport overall.

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