Bioheat® Fuel & Biodiesel in New York State

New York State has one of the most aggressive greenhouse gas reduction strategies in the United States. The Bioheat® fuel and biodiesel industry is dedicated to achieving these goals, but current plans in the state are focused on all-electric as the only way to reduce emissions. Keep My Energy Choice is committed to making sure that Bioheat® fuel and biodiesel are included in decarbonization efforts in New York.


What’s Happening with Bioheat® & Biodiesel in NY Now

What It Means If You Live in NY

  • You can call your heating company to ask for Bioheat® heating fuel.
  • Bioheat® fuel can be used in your existing heating equipment with no expensive conversions!
  • Bioheat® fuel will help diversify the state’s energy landscape to increase reliability, security, and availability of essential energy.

What Can I Do?

Sign the Petition to Keep Your Energy Choice

Project Carbon Freedom is working to advance clean energy legislation with renewable liquid heating fuels as an alternative to electrification. Sign the petition to show your local policymakers that you want to keep your renewable energy choice.

Bioheat® Is Better, Safer, and Cleaner

    • Bioheat® fuel doesn’t require expensive conversions.
      Bioheat® fuel can be used in existing heating equipment with no expensive conversions.
    • Bioheat® fuel and biodiesel are abundant and available.
      Even though there is no statewide mandate, heating companies are already delivering biofuels across New York State.
    • Bioheat® fuel is on track to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.
      And right now, biofuels already produce 73%–80% fewer emissions than traditional heating fuels.
    • Bioheat® fuel supports local businesses.
      Consumers that use Bioheat® fuel get the same high-quality service from local fuel providers and employees in their communities.

More Resources about Bioheat® in New York

National Biodiesel Board New York
Source: The National Biodiesel Board


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