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November 07, 2006
BLUE SUN BIODIESEL INTRODUCES BLUE SUN FUSION: SUPERIOR FORMULA ADDRESSES U.S. BIODIESEL QUALITY PROBLEMS

DENVER, CO - Today, Blue Sun Biodiesel launched a new and improved biodiesel fuel -- Blue Sun Fusion, and not a minute too soon. According to a multi-year market research effort conducted by Blue Sun, the U.S. biodiesel industry continues to produce inferior biodiesel resulting in problematic fuel blends. Blue Sun estimates that more than 60% of the biodiesel produced in the U.S. today, does not meet minimum ASTM specifications. To address these quality issues, Fusion's market-driven formula goes well beyond ASTM specifications to guarantee consumers superior performance.

 

Over the past two years, federal and state government incentives and mandates have attracted new companies and capital investment in biodiesel production facilities, more than tripling the number of plants in the U.S. Many of these production facilities utilize unproven and low-capital-cost technologies that struggle to meet even ASTM standards. As a result, biodiesel fuel blends have caused significant performance problems, such as vehicle shutdowns from filter plugging. It has also been determined that ASTM certified biodiesel does not ensure product performance.

 

Blue Sun Fusion is of a culmination of four years of market research and product development, including hundreds of independent lab tests and more than 300 million miles of performance data.  Fusion is produced through a technologically advanced process that fuses premium ingredients, including certified Blue Sun B100 and a proprietary additive. The result is a superior alternative diesel fuel which increases fuel economy and horsepower, reduces NOx emissions, and offers superior cold weather performance. Fusion contains 20% biodiesel, so it also meets EPA alternative fuel standards.  

 

About Blue Sun Biodiesel

Blue Sun Biodiesel is a leading supplier of premium biodiesel fuel blends, made from pure vegetable oils. The company produces biodiesel energy crops such as canola-type oilseeds grown by Blue Sun farmer cooperatives, and is currently implementing advanced production and distribution facilities. Blue Sun markets through an authorized distributor and retail network and focuses on quality management from the farmer to the fuel tank. For more information, please visit www.goBlueSun.com or call 1-866-BIOFUEL.

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