UC Santa Cruz reduces CO2 fleet emissions 25% thanks to renewable diesel

January 13, 2020 |

In California, by switching to renewable diesel fuel, UC Santa Cruz has significantly reduced the amount of carbon emitted from its student shuttles and other fleet vehicles. Campus vehicles used about 72,000 gallons of diesel in 2019, fleet manager Theo Diamantopoulos said. He estimated the switch to renewable biodiesel—which is synthetically generated—reduced UCSC’s annual fleet CO2 emissions by 25 percent over the past year.

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