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Biofuels for Homeowners

Photo of a blue pickup truck fueling up at a gas station.

Vehicles that run on alternative fuels don't look any different from vehicles that don't.

The following resources can provide you with more information on available alternative fuel and flex-fuel vehicles that use biofuels and their benefits. If you are unfamiliar with biofuels, see the introduction to biofuels.

General Information

U.S. Department of Energy Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center
Provides information on alternative fuels and the vehicles that use them, as well as locations of refueling sites across the country.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: Renewable and Alternative Fuels
Has information on alternative fuels, including fact sheets and information on vehicle emissions.

National Biodiesel Board
Provides information on using biodiesel in conventional diesel engines, including a list of biodiesel suppliers.


Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency
Provides information on state, local, utility, and selected federal incentives that promote renewable energy.