biodiesel3Biodiesel is simple to use, biodegradable, non-toxic and essentially free of sulfur and aromatics. It can be used in existing diesel engines with no noticeable loss in performance and is proven to reduce unhealthy emissions associated with petroleum.

Our biodiesel fueling station officially opened in November 2003. Simple Fuels Biodiesel of Northern California currently provides the biodiesel produced from waste vegetable oil.  Biodiesel fuel can be purchased at the Real Goods Store. Hours of operation are 10:00am to 6:00pm, 7 days a week and 10:00am until 5:00pm in the winter.  The station is closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day.

Current prices are updated here: Prices. Or call 707-472-2407.


The Solar Living Institute is a 501 (c)(3) educational nonprofit organization offering instruction in solar training and sustainable practices.  Founded in 1998, we have been providing professional solar training and a wide array of sustainability courses for over 15 years. Our courses are taught by experienced practitioners who bring years of real world knowledge to the classroom with a focus on helping students prepare for job opportunities, start businesses, and live more sustainably.

ACCREDITED BY IREC - Registered Provider of NABCEP

NABCEP Registered Provider Photovoltaic Associate.small Logo-ASES-Chapter IREC Solar Training