The first all-biodiesel-powered power plant in the country has started producing electricity in Texas. According to this story posted on Manufacturing.net, Biofuels Power Corp. is producing and selling electricity from its plant in Oak Ridge North, Texas.
The plant will produce up to five megawatts of electricity and will run on biodiesel from a Safe Renewables Corp. refinery just two miles away:
According to Ken Crimmins, COO of Biofuels Power, the new Oak Ridge North plant will help environmentally conscious companies reduce their air pollution footprint by satisfying their electricity needs with carbon neutral and 100% renewable fuels.
The article goes on to say that Biofuels Power Corp. is building a 10-megawatt electric plant on the site of the Safe Renewables Corp. refinery.