BETHANY, W.Va. – Rich Cregar, a national instructor and research associate for the National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium, a division of the National Research Center for Coal and Energy at West Virginia University, will present a seminar on biodiesel on Thursday, Nov. 10 at 11 a.m. in Weimer Lecture Hall on the Bethany College campus. All are invited to attend.
Biodiesel involves the use of vegetable or plant oils to fuel diesel engines with minor modification.
He will provide a brief introduction to biodiesel – what it is, how it is made, its place in the search for energy security and emissions and carbon reduction. Cregar will also speak on current issues surrounding biodiesel and projections for future use.
Cregar has over 35 years of hands on experience with diesel technology, including 15 years as a technical trainer. He carries ASE certifications as a master technician with advanced level certification as well as alternative fuels certification. Cregar is a member of the Society of Automotive Engineers.