Net Zero Emissions: What You Need To Know

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Wilcox Energy recognizes the environmental impact of carbon-based fuels. As a result, we have been a leader in the heating oil industry with our commitment to developing Bioheat® heating oil, an alternative to carbon fuel. This article discusses how Bioheat® heating oil helps reduce carbon emissions to meet the net-zero goal of 2050.

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Bio-Diesel Explained: Alternative Fuel Facts & Data

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According to the US Department of Energy, biodiesel is one of a few different energy sources that use animal fats, recycled cooking oils, and plant oils as an alternative fuel. While other types of energy usage lead to increased emissions, this fuel source eliminates the need for petroleum-derived diesel fuel.

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Biofuels: Making Energy Out Of Plants

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Biofuels are an energy source that offers huge promise for the future. It is good for the environment, making it a safe choice in protecting the Earth from more damage. It is made from plant materials so it won’t run out. This aspect is unlike other sources of fuel that we currently depend on.

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Alternative Energy: How Biofuels Reduce Carbon Footprints

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It is not surprising that biofuels, fuel made from plants, are an important part of achieving alternative, more environmentally-friendly energy sources. They are renewable, which means they won’t run out in the future. This article includes a discussion on carbon footprints and Bioheat® heating oil as a means to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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How Much Heating Oil Will I Use A Day?

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Homeowners that have a heating oil system will need to keep enough fuel in their tanks to keep their homes warm during the winter season. Knowing your heating oil consumption will help you determine if you have enough to last you all winter and when to schedule a heating oil delivery.

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Why Bio Fuel, Wind, & Solar Energy Can Lead To Sustainable Energy Use

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To reduce our carbon footprint, the country needs to move towards sustainable energy sources. Fueling homes with sustainable energy is a major goal designed to preserve and protect the environment. In this article, we explore a definition of sustainable energy, three types of sustainable energy sources, and how Wilcox Energy is leading the charge.

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How Can The Oil Industry Achieve Carbon Neutrality By 2050?

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Large corporations and governments globally are looking to expand renewable resources to lower carbon emissions. However, they are missing an opportunity to make this happen. Carbon neutrality can be achieved by 2050 via the utilization of Bioheat® heating oil. This article includes a close look at Bioheat® fuel oil.

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Wi-Fi Thermostats for Oil Heat Homes

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The type of thermostat that you use at home will significantly affect your home’s energy use and your oil heating system’s effectiveness. Therefore, consider installing a Wi-Fi thermostat to achieve optimal oil furnace or boiler efficiency. In this article, we discuss nine benefits that a Wi-Fi thermostat offers to oil heat users.

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What Happens When The Furnace Runs Out Of Oil?

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If you opt for will-call oil delivery service, it’s crucial to regularly check your supply and call for a refill when the tank reaches the 30% mark. However, what happens if life gets so busy and the tank completely runs dry? What happens when the furnace runs out of oil?

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5 Types of Renewable Energy Sources: The Future Of Energy

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The future of energy lies in renewable energy sources as they’ll also make it possible to continue enjoying the same levels of comfort, convenience, and safety that we presently know. In this article, we’re going to review 5 renewable energy sources in detail. Click here to explore more information on this topic.

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