The first publicly available renewable diesel pump in Oregon has been installed at the Quickway Market in Bend.
The pump was officially opened Friday morning at the VP Racing branded station at 690 NE Butler Market Rd. Carson, an Oregon fuel provider, is a distributor in Oregon.
The fuel uses technology created by Neste MY Renewable Diesel fuel is designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by up to 75%, according to the company. It's been used by fleet operations in Deschutes County and the Eugene Water & Electric board.
Neste makes fuel refined from waste and residues like used cooking oil from restaurants to make the renewable fuel, according to the company.