PLEASANTON, Calif. — Safeway began testing the sale of soy-powered biodiesel fuel at one of its stores in west Seattle last month.
The store is the first Safeway to offer a fuel called SoyPower. The blend of 20% soybean oil-based biodiesel and 80% petroleum diesel is available at two pumps with a total of four nozzles.
The cleaner-burning fuel — which was being sold for $2.85 a gallon vs. $2.54 for regular unleaded — can be used in most diesel engines. At the grand open