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Renewable fuels, which include Diesel R-99 and Biodiesel (B5 and B20), have lower carbon intensities than conventional diesel, which promotes the protection of air quality. Renewable fuels also reduce our reliance on petroleum-based fuels.

Green Contracts

This contract offers fuels made from renewable resources, thus is considered environmentally preferable.

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Contract Name: Renewable Diesel/Biodiesel Blend (RDB5) and Red Dye Renewable Diesel/Biodiesel Blend (RDB5)
Contract ID/Number: 1-18-91-31A

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Contract Name: Renewable Diesel/Biodiesel Blend (RDB5) and Red Dye Renewable Diesel/Biodiesel Blend (RDB5)
Contract ID/Number: 1-18-91-31B

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Contract Name: Bulk Fuel - Unleaded Gasoline, Diesel #2, Red Dye Diesel #2, E85, and Biodiesel (B5) 
Contract ID/Number: 1-18-91-02A

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Contract Name: Bulk Fuel - Unleaded Gasoline, Diesel #2, Red Dye Diesel #2, E85, and Biodiesel (B5) 
Contract ID/Number: 1-18-91-02B

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Specifications

The following technical and environmental specifications are incorporated in the state's contract(s) and are linked here for informational purposes only.

Renewable Diesel R-99

Bio-Diesel

Laws, Regulations and Policy

Laws

  • California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006 Section 38500 - Air pollution: Greenhouse gases

Regulations

  • California Code of Regulations, Title 17, Sections 95480-95490 - Low Carbon Fuel Standard

Policy

  • Management Memo 15-07 - Diesel, Biodiesel and Renewable Hydrocarbon Diesel Bulk Fuel Purchases

Buying Tips

  • When buying fuel for diesel engines, choose biodiesel that meets the requirements listed in Bid Specification 9108-4151.