The community of communes Villeneuvois (LCC) in the Lot-et-Garonne, will run from Thursday ten heavyweights garbage collection with a mixture containing 30% pure vegetable oil, have we learned Tuesday at the Villeneuve-sur-Lot town hall.
The 15 October, community officials have unanimously approved a partnership agreement with the National Institute of Pure Plant Oil, based in Agen, which will include the supply of fuel, said in a statement the CCV, chaired by the mayor of Villeneuve-sur-Lot, Jerome Cahuzac (PS).
Through this approach, the CCV, which includes ten cities, has the triple objective of using "clean energy that protects the environment," to develop "a new course for agriculture and therefore a source of additional income for farmers "and to reduce" energy costs for the public authority. "
The trucks will operate initially for six months "with a mixture of 30% vegetable oil and 70% of diesel, requiring no adaptation of vehicles," according to a spokesman for the CCV
Econology Note: if the source of this information is AFP, it seems that no French media did have relayed ...