May 27, 2024
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Big test for cool fuel : Ventura County will be site for gasoline blend trials


After trying out its $1.50-a-gallon plant-derived gasoline at Google’s headquarters, Camarillo-based Cool Planet Energy Systems has its sights set on testing its fuels in Ventura County. Cool Planet is backed by at least $24.3 million from big-name investors such as General Electric, Google Ventures, BP and ConocoPhillips. Rather than use traditional fermentation processes that turn plant…


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