Suburban Propane is leading the industry in the transition to a low carbon world through continued investments in its next generation of even cleaner and lower carbon renewable energy product, Propane+rDME. Suburban Propane is the first company to offer Propane+rDME in the United States.
What is Propane+rDME?
Propane+rDME is a revolutionary new product of either traditional or renewable propane and rDME. When combined, a low-carbon energy source is created that can be used in on- and off-road applications to further reduce carbon intensity and greenhouse emissions.
What is rDME and where do you get it from?
rDME stands for “renewable dimethyl ether”, which is an innovative sustainable fuel source that is produced from renewable feedstocks, such as dairy waste, biogas, or landfills.
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Propane + rDME is an innovative and sustainable alternative fuel source that is produced from renewable feedstocks, such as dairy waste, biogas, or landfills, and blended with propane, which is currently used in on- and off-road applications to help reduce the carbon intensity associated with propane use.
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