05 Jul '11, 4pm

First Take: McDonald's Trucks in UAE Run on Recycled French Fry Oil, and More

First Take: McDonald's Trucks in UAE Run on Recycled French Fry Oil, and More

delivery trucks in the United Arab Emirates are running on 100 percent biodiesel made with recycled vegetable oil from the chain’s more than 80 restaurants in the Emirates. Dubai-based Neutral Fuels, which has the capacity to produce more than 1 million liters of biodiesel a year, began testing the biofuel last year and started producing it for McDonald’s UAE at the end of May, the two companies announced this past weekend, according to the Associated Press . • Done Deal: Johnson Controls Inc. has completed its acquisition of Energy Connect Group Inc., a smart grid demand response services and tech firm based in the Silicon Valley town of Campbell, Calif. The acquisition, initially reported as a $32.3 million deal , boosts JCI’s ability to help building operators manage energy consumption and costs by showing them how much energy their properties use and when they use it, ...

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solarfeeds.com 05 Jul '11, 5pm

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green.autoblog.com 07 Jul '11, 7pm

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cleantechnica.com 11 Jul '11, 2am

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Animal Planet to Run Gulf Oil Spill Special

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treehugger.com 04 Jul '11, 3pm

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