How to make biodiesel greener: use solar energy to pump it

In Salem, Oregon, you can now get biodiesel that's even better for the environment. The fuel is the same as it was a month ago, but the pump that puts the biofuel into the car is powered by a solar panel. Go Solar Suihkonen & Associates in South Salem recently donated the solar panel to the Flower Power Biodiesel Co-op. The man who built the structure that the solar panel sits on even used recycled materials in the construction. According to the Statesman Journal of Salem, the co-op is made up or 20 people who can fill up from the 275-gallon biodiesel tank 24-hours-a-day thanks to a battery charged by the solar panel.
[Source: Statesman Journal]

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