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The True Cost of HVO Fuel: Should You Switch?

As new environmental laws become more prevalent to combat the looming issues of climate change, Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (or HVO) has become a talking point in the UK as more and more people are realising its wide-ranging benefits. An increasing number of industries, including construction, data centres, marine and rail have switched to HVO already, and we are proud to have moved our entire delivery fleet over to the renewable diesel.

1 Tonne of CO2: What Does it Look Like?

When we talk about climate change, carbon is often the focal point of the conversation. But 1 tonne of CO2 remains an abstract notion for most of us; by contextualising the carbon savings, it will hopefully give us more motivation to take action, for example by switching to alternative fuels.

An English Heritage Boat: The Showpiece for 100% Renewable HVO Fuel

We are thrilled to have joined forces with Jonathan Mosse, a member of the IWA Sustainable Boating Group, to demonstrate how HVO fuel can safeguard the boating industry’s legacy in a net zero carbon future.

HVO Fuelled Vehicles to Help Hounslow Council Slash Emissions

London Borough of Hounslow Council has been using HVO fuel in place of fossil diesel to significantly reduce net CO2 emissions in their fleet. Moving towards a cleaner fuel throughout their operations will bring them closer to achieving their goal of net zero carbon by 2030 as well as help them improve local air quality and emission levels.

What is the Carbon Cycle & Why is it So Important?

To illustrate just how important sustainable energy is and why everyone should be transitioning to low carbon fuels, our renewable fuel experts have put together a guide on the carbon cycle, a process that is crucial in preserving a stable climate and carbon balance on Earth.  

The UK’s Climate Crisis Statistics That Will Scare You into Action

The long, dark nights and pumpkin-spiced lattes have returned, which can mean one thing only; the spooky season is well and truly back! But vampires and ghosts aren’t the only things causing a fright this Halloween. The climate crisis is here, and it certainly doesn’t wait for the full moon to appear. It’s transpiring in front of our eyes and leaving a devastating impact on our planet.

Crown Oil to Power Bint Racing with 100% Renewable HVO Fuel at Convoy in the Park

As the official sponsor of Division 2 Bint Racing for this season, Crown Oil is fuelling the team’s race truck and DAF XF pace truck with its 100% renewable HVO fuel for all 2021 racing events; the first taking place at Donington Park’s Convoy in the Park on the 21-22nd August.

Kao Data: The First UK Data Centre to Switch from Diesel to HVO Fuel

We’re thrilled to have partnered with Kao Data to supply fossil-free renewable diesel fuel, Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO), to power its back-up generators at its Harlow campus in place of fossil diesel.

We’ve Won the UKIFDA Green Award

We are absolutely over the moon to have won the UK and Ireland Fuel Distributors Association (UKIFDA) Green Award for 2021, sponsored by Oilshield, a unique collaboration between European Insurance Services, Compass Environmental Consultancy and AVIVA.

First UK Fuel Supplier to Run Entire Fleet on HVO Fuel

We can’t expect others to make a change without leading by example, and we’re proud to be the first and only fuel supplier to run our entire delivery fleet on HVO fuel. We hope this move will showcase the fuel’s ability to perform faultlessly as a viable diesel alternative.

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