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Our Monthly Educational Forums are held at the Phinney
Neighborhood Center in north-central Seattle:
(Click image for map.)
October Educational Forum:
Field to the
Whole Energy Fuels Corporation has partnered with Snohomish County in local biodiesel fuel production. In their presentation: “Field to the Fuel Tank”, Atul and Jeremy will share with us the details of the Snohomish County crushing and degumming system, how
grain crops are grown and produced regionally for use in production, and issues around sustainability of local biofuel production that this project has encountered.
About our speakers:
was born in India and grew up in the Midwestern United States where he
went to college at University of Missouri and University of Michigan.
Atul was trained as an engineer and is an expert on sustainable
transportation. He worked as part of a larger team to build vehicles
powered by electricity, natural gas, and hydrogen while with Ford Motor
Company. Atul also held management positions at two early stage
companies (Azure Dynamics and Clean Energy Fuels). His efforts are now
focused on renewable fuels production and distribution as president of
Whole Energy Fuels Corporation. Whole Energy has a presence in British
Columbia, Washington, Oregon and California. Atul is also an active and current
board member of the NW Biodiesel Network.
began working for Whole Energy in 2011 as an intern and has since been
hired to support Whole Energy’s various projects. Recently he has led
the re-design and re-launch of the Snohomish County crushing and
degumming system and has prepared this presentation explaining the
process of biodiesel production from the “field to the fuel tank”.
Please respect our presenter's donated
time by showing up on time for this presentation, and turning off your
cell phone ringers - thank you!
These events are put on by an all-volunteer staff; your financial
support for our direct expenses is greatly
Previous meeting announcements can
be found here.
is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to educating the
public on the benefits, uses, issues, and viability of biodiesel fuels.
In line with our mission, we provide a monthly education forum, public
engagement events, networking events, and other initiatives that
support the Biodiesel industry, including producers, distributors,
co-ops, home-brewers, researchers, marketers, and others.