Tuesday, June 06, 2006

Soy in Galveston= biodiesel

Sunset over Galveston, Texas
photo by Nick Sãum
[via Renewable Energy Access.com]"Chevron, through its subsidiary, Chevron Technology Ventures LLC (CTV), has taken an equity position in Galveston Bay Biodiesel LP (GBB). The Houston-based company is constructing a biodiesel production and distribution facility in Galveston, Texas, said to have the potential to produce 100 million gallons per year (mgy) of clean-burning renewable fuel -- an amount that more than doubles this country's current production volume of biodiesel. It is scheduled for completion by the end of 2006.
GBB will produce biodiesel from soybeans and other renewable feedstocks, with the option to sell pure biodiesel or biodiesel blended with off-road or on-road diesel into marine, commercial, trucking and industrial markets in the Galveston and Houston metropolitan areas...." (read more

Another good article via Galveston Daily News :

Fill ’er up — with soybeans
By Greg Barr
The Daily News Published June 1, 2006

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