Nashville-based Hydrocore on December 18 announced a deal with U.S. diesel truckstop giant Pilot Travel Centers aiming to supply 13 million gallons per year of waste-derived diesel fuel at a new, US$140 million plant to be built at Hydrocore’s Misty Mountain Resource Recovery (MMRR) facility in eastern Tennessee.

Under the deal, Pilot would purchase diesel fuel “produced from an East Tennessee County waste [stream] using [Hydrocore’s] proprietary plasma arc gasification technology,” according to Hydrocore.

Hydrocore is targeting 2015 for start-up of the waste-to-diesel facility. Initially, the plant would process about ...

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