BioFuel Oasis

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Berkeleyside -BioFuel Oasis: Eight years on, and still powered by idealism

Original Berkeleyside Article By Nathan Pensky Even in a community as amenable to progressive values as Berkeley, there are few small businesses so powered by idealism as BioFuel Oasis, which this month is celebrating its eighth birthday. An environmentalist mainstay since 2003, the company specializes in the sale of biodiesel fuel chemically rendered from recycled […]

Photo Essay by Célia Pernot

We’re among others featured in this beautiful photo essay by Célia Pernot

Fueling Green Machines

September 2008 — Co-op America As reported in our fuel-ranking chart in a recent issue of the Co-op America Quarterly, the use of virgin materials for biofuels can’t be a sustainable replacement for our society’s reliance on fossil fuels. Waste oil for fuel, however, is another matter entirely, and is one of the very best […]

Consortium pumps up biodiesel

Silicon Valley / San Jose Business Journal – by Emma Ritch

Austin Mader-Clark of Autopia Biofuels has teamed up with two other biodiesel station owners to promote the alternative fuel.

Austin Mader-Clark’s new fueling station and convenience store in San Mateo is in the red, yet she makes time to confer with her competition weekly.

That collaboration is critical to the success of the fledgling industry, she said.

Three women-owned biodiesel stations — Mader-Clark’s Autopia Biofuels LLC, BioFuel Oasis Cooperative Inc. in Berkeley and Dogpatch Biofuels Cooperative Inc. in San Francisco — are establishing a consortium that could help them improve pricing, government regulation and public opinion.

KPFA interview

We were interviewed on KPFA’s Full Circle on Friday, August 8 Listen to MP3