A selection of regional and national links related to biodiesel and alternative fuel initiatives.
The National Biodiesel Board The National Biodiesel Board (NBB) is the national trade association representing the biodiesel industry in the United States. Biodiesel is a domestic, renewable fuel for diesel engines derived from natural oils like soybean oil, and which meets the specifications of ASTM D 6751.
North Carolina Biodiesel Association The North Carolina Biodiesel Association is an advocacy group of North Carolina based biodiesel producers that are focused on producing renewable, clean burning biodiesel based fuel for use here in North Carolina. Our primary focus is to raise awareness about the biodiesel industry, it’s struggle in North Carolina and the United States to establish itself as a mainstream motor fuel and fuel oil alternative.
Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center The Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center provides a wide range of information and resources to enable the use of alternative fuels in addition to other petroleum reduction options such as advanced vehicles, fuel blends, idle reduction, and fuel economy. This site is sponsored by the US Department of Energy's Clean Cities initiative.
Land of Sky Clean Vehicles Coalition The Clean Vehicles Coalition is a Clean Cities program of the Land of Sky Regional Council in the Western North Carolina area. We were designated by the US DOE on July 26, 2012 as an official Clean Cities program for the five county area surrounding Asheville including Buncombe, Henderson, Haywood, Madison and Transylvania counties.
Biofuels Center of North Carolina The Biofuels Center of North Carolina’s long-term task is to develop a statewide biofuels industry to reduce the state's dependence on imported liquid fuels. The goal is to replace 10 percent of the state’s liquid fuel consumption – or about 600 million gallons – with locally grown and produced biofuels by 2017. Filling up with locally grown and manufactured biofuels blends will allow citizens to empower not just their vehicles, but also the North Carolina economy. The Center is a private non-profit corporation primarily funded by the North Carolina General Assembly.
Biodiesel Yahoo Group With over 1900 members, this group is well represented and highly active. Participated by experienced homebrewers and beginners alike, this is a great companion to the Infopop Biodiesel Forum.
The Collaborative Biodiesel Tutorial A simple-to-follow information on making biodiesel and homebrewing equipment – by people from all around the world who make biodiesel.
Infopop Biodiesel and SVO Forum A great forum to learn about biodiesel, and vegetable oil fuel including information on producing it yourself. Participation by a global audience with a wealth of homebrewing experience.
Biodiesel Basics Yahoo Group If you are new to Biodiesel then this is the place to start. Dedicated to biofuel beginners, this group has a large audience of people just waiting to help out with any questions you may have.
Local B100 Biz Yahoo Group Devoted to those interested in biofuel related businesses or groups. Topics include biofuel regulatory issues, ways to promote biofuel, and ways to run a successful business.
Iowa State University Biodiesel Website Hosted by the Mechanical Engineering Department at ISU and devoted to educating the biodiesel industry, this site includes a free online course, as well as a page of technical papers that cover many aspects of commercial biodiesel and high-FFA oil processing.
Frybrid Forums Frybrid is a company that sells an SVO conversion kits to convert your diesel car to run on "straight vegetable oil". They host a great set of forums participated by several people where all things SVO is discussed.
VW TDI Club This site is dedicated to Volkwagen Turbo Diesel Engine vehicles. Lots of great helpful information for keeping your VW TDI running. Everything from tutorials on changing your oil filter to how to replace a timing belt.
Mercedes Shop Forums Dedicated to running SVO or Biodiesel in Mercedes Diesel engine vehicles. With expert advice from several Mercedes diesel mechanics and enthusiasts, you'll find just about anything you ever wanted to know about these great cars.
The Diesel Stop Designed for people using biodiesel or SVO in Ford diesel engines.
Utah Biodiesel Supply Utah Biodiesel Supply is an industry leader in offering innovative ways to empower our customers to produce Biodiesel.
B100 Supply B100 Supply has been in business since 2005. They have written a manual on how to make biodiesel and expanded that to a web site make-biodiesel.org. They operate out of a remote rural location in Southern Alabama.
Vegoil-Diesel Yahoo Group (UK) Great forum for all who are interested in running on vegetable oil, primarily UK orientated.
Vegetable Oil Diesel Forum (UK) A forum for UK based veg oil and biodiesel discussion and UK biofuel duty issues.