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UK Government backs Calor's low-carbon vision in Red Diesel Replacement Phase 2

Calor vehicle driving through the countryside with text about the governments backing or Calor's low-carbon vision

Calor is delighted to announce we have been selected to participate in Phase 2 of the Department for Energy Security & Net Zero’s Red Diesel Replacement Competition. Calor has partnered with Cage Technologies Ltd. and Imperial College London to demonstrate hybrid gas engines operating on a range of low carbon fuels including renewable & recycled carbon dimethyl ether (rDME). 

rDME is an innovative low carbon fuel Calor will begin supplying to customers imminently. Produced in the UK from non-recyclable municipal solid waste, rDME can reduce carbon emissions by up to 85% compared to diesel and help drive the circular economy by capturing the energy in waste.  rDME will play a critical part of the transition to net zero, especially in the off-gas grid market and Calor are extremely proud to supply this fuel to our partners in the red diesel replacement competition. 
Watch this space for further updates.

The Red Diesel Replacement Phase 2 project has received funding from the UK Government’s £1 billion Net Zero Innovation Portfolio, which provides funding for low-carbon technologies and systems, to help enable the UK to end its contribution to climate change.