Seattle successfully complete phase 1 of pilot trial using Gevo’s isobutanol

August 8, 2019 |

In Colorado, Gevo, Inc. announced the successful completion of the City of Seattle’s Phase I trial pilot of fleet vehicles utilizing Gevo’s low carbon, renewable drop-in isobutanol blended gasoline to reduce greenhouse gas emissions form its fleet of vehicles.

The City confirmed they saw 18 metric tons of carbon reduction during the Phase I pilot trial using Gevo’s low carbon, renewable fuel and zero adverse effects to their fleet vehicles.

The trial, initially set to last four months, focused on the effects of the renewable blended fuel in four standard combustible engines vehicles. The positive testing results were quickly realized. All fleet vehicles housed at Seattle’s Cedar Falls Fleet location were moved into the program, monitored by the on-site maintenance team and used Gevo’s blended fuel.

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