LONG BEACH, Calif., May 02, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Renewable Energy Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:REGI) launched the company's latest innovation in diesel fuel, REG Ultra Clean™ Diesel, at the Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo in Long Beach, California, today.
REG Ultra Clean Diesel, among the lowest emission diesel fuels on the market today, is a patent-pending fuel made of a proprietary blend of renewable diesel and biodiesel. REG Ultra Clean Diesel is California Air Resources Board (CARB) approved for year-round use throughout California under the Alternative Diesel Fuel Regulation. Versus CARB diesel, REG Ultra Clean Diesel reduces total hydrocarbons and carbon monoxide emissions by 15 percent, particulate matter emissions by 40 percent, and, emits less nitrogen oxides (NOx). The fuel offers even greater emissions reductions when compared to conventional diesel.
"REG Ultra Clean Diesel significantly reduces emissions, blends easily with petroleum diesel and is one of the lowest carbon intensity fuels of any kind on the market today," said REG's Gary Haer, Vice President, Sales & Marketing. "REG is uniquely positioned to offer this biodiesel and renewable diesel blended product. We are committed to delivering low-carbon solutions and meeting our customers' demand for cleaner products."
California's LCFS is leading the way in low carbon focused markets and helps drive demand for advanced biofuels. Now, REG is leading the way by introducing this innovative transportation fuel solution. To learn more about the benefits of REG Ultra Clean™ Diesel contact REG at 515-239-8104.
About Renewable Energy Group
Renewable Energy Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:REGI) is a leading provider of cleaner, lower carbon intensity products and services. We are an international producer of biomass-based diesel, a developer of renewable chemicals and are North America's largest producer of advanced biofuel. REG utilizes an integrated procurement, distribution, and logistics network to convert natural fats, oils, greases, and sugars into lower carbon intensity products. With 14 active biorefineries, a feedstock processing facility, research and development capabilities and a diverse and growing intellectual property portfolio, REG is committed to being a long-term leader in bio-based fuel and chemicals.
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