We’ll help you to make your own biofuel...all at the flick of a switch

We’ll help you to make your own biofuel...all at the flick of a switch

We’ll help you to make your own biofuel...all at the flick of a switch

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THE age of do-it-yourselfdiesel has arrived, thanks to the innovative work of a Southend company.

LiquidNRG, based on a site by the A127, allows drivers to make their own biodiesel at a fuel tax and VAT-free rate of £1 a litre – compared to the £1.35 a litre you’ll fork out at the pumps.

At the heart of LiquidNRG’s operation is a unique patented machine, the “dieseldroid”, which transforms rapeseed or soy oil into fuel at the press of a button.

LiquidNRG’s founder Rob Beardwell said: “LiquidNRG is made possible because of a regulation which allows a domestic user up to 2,500 litres of biodiesel tax-free. The proviso is you have to make it yourself.”

Construction company boss Rob spent more than two years developing the technology, setting up patents in 28 countries, and ensuring LiquidNRG complies fully with all regulations.

He said: “We are in this for the long term, and it’s important the concept is taken seriously.

“This is not some back-street operation peddling a few barrels of used fish and chip oil.

“We worked closely with Fenwick Elliott, leading specialists in the law relating to the energy industry, to ensure we are compliant in every respect.”

Rob has been filling his own Range Rover solely with LiquidNRG product.

He said: “Performance wise, you don’t notice the difference and the biodiesel can mix with conventional diesel from a garage forecourt, if, say, you’re going on a long journey.

“I haven’t been to a garage forecourt for a year.”

The dieseldroid, which is about the size of an office drinks dispensing machine, processes rape or soy oil, which LiquidNRG supplies for the customer.

Twenty-four hours later, carbon- neutral green diesel emerges at the other end. The process is all done in the machine.

Eventually Rob plans to market the machines himself. He believes theywill have particular value in remote parts of the world or in disaster zones.

He said: “You can make a batch of diesel, use a small amount to power the generator to make the next batch, and after that, the process is self-perpetuating.”

But for now, LiquidNRG is concentrating on domestic customers, who simply have to push a green button on the machine to start the process going.

Rob said: “It establishes them, for legal purposes, as the maker of that particular batch.”

The diesel is then delivered to the customer’s home.

It is dispensed via a “convenience pack”, also developed by LiquidNRG, which is a fuel-pump powered from a vehicle’s lighter socket.

! For more information about the process, visit www.liquidnrg.

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8:52am Wed 13 Aug 14

sesibollox says...

FANTASTIC
FANTASTIC sesibollox
  • Score: 9

11:57am Wed 13 Aug 14

Keptquiettillnow says...

Driving around in a gas guzzling Range Rover and can't aford the fuel to go in it.
Sums up the love of cars perfectly #CarCultureUK
Driving around in a gas guzzling Range Rover and can't aford the fuel to go in it. Sums up the love of cars perfectly #CarCultureUK Keptquiettillnow
  • Score: -4

12:49pm Wed 13 Aug 14

Controversial1 says...

The bloke looks a bit shifty but what a great concept. He has obviously found a loophole.... "Customers just press a green button which means they are established as the maker of the fuel"
Loving the idea though
The bloke looks a bit shifty but what a great concept. He has obviously found a loophole.... "Customers just press a green button which means they are established as the maker of the fuel" Loving the idea though Controversial1
  • Score: -1

1:36pm Wed 13 Aug 14

nsoul_1966 says...

Purchased this last week and have got to say it’s great. Best thing apart from the £1 per litre is the fact that I can fill up at home. Its so convenient!
Also got to say that they were so helpful, took me though every step and made sure I was fully clear on every thing.
Highly recommend LiquidNRG!
Purchased this last week and have got to say it’s great. Best thing apart from the £1 per litre is the fact that I can fill up at home. Its so convenient! Also got to say that they were so helpful, took me though every step and made sure I was fully clear on every thing. Highly recommend LiquidNRG! nsoul_1966
  • Score: 3

8:19pm Wed 13 Aug 14

Robin Reliant says...

suitable for all diesels? or will if mess some up, and you end up with a ruined diesel pump costing a fortune.
suitable for all diesels? or will if mess some up, and you end up with a ruined diesel pump costing a fortune. Robin Reliant
  • Score: 2

5:53pm Thu 14 Aug 14

nsoul_1966 says...

Robin Reliant wrote:
suitable for all diesels? or will if mess some up, and you end up with a ruined diesel pump costing a fortune.
It’s suitable for all diesel engines.
[quote][p][bold]Robin Reliant[/bold] wrote: suitable for all diesels? or will if mess some up, and you end up with a ruined diesel pump costing a fortune.[/p][/quote]It’s suitable for all diesel engines. nsoul_1966
  • Score: -2

5:54pm Thu 14 Aug 14

nsoul_1966 says...

Robin Reliant wrote:
suitable for all diesels? or will if mess some up, and you end up with a ruined diesel pump costing a fortune.
It’s suitable for all diesel engines and only £1 per litre.
[quote][p][bold]Robin Reliant[/bold] wrote: suitable for all diesels? or will if mess some up, and you end up with a ruined diesel pump costing a fortune.[/p][/quote]It’s suitable for all diesel engines and only £1 per litre. nsoul_1966
  • Score: -1

8:14pm Fri 15 Aug 14

juniper6 says...

This is a truly great product. I’ve been using Green Diesel now for just under 3 months and what a great feeling filling your tank up to the hilt for a fraction of the price at the forecourt!
Give it a go you won’t be disappointed.
This is a truly great product. I’ve been using Green Diesel now for just under 3 months and what a great feeling filling your tank up to the hilt for a fraction of the price at the forecourt! Give it a go you won’t be disappointed. juniper6
  • Score: 2

12:37am Sun 17 Aug 14

Tone says...

nsoul_1966 wrote:
Robin Reliant wrote:
suitable for all diesels? or will if mess some up, and you end up with a ruined diesel pump costing a fortune.
It’s suitable for all diesel engines and only £1 per litre.
That's what the bloke at my local biodiesel place said (along with "we supply many taxi and haulage firms, don't worry"). So I bought a 200l drum off them. It completely wrecked my fuel injection pump. They're only £3600 to replace from the main dealer though, plus labour, so that venture turned out to be a total bargain. Funny enough the biodiesel company didn't want to know at that point. Any quality promise just evaporated. They're no longer in business now though, good riddance I say.
[quote][p][bold]nsoul_1966[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Robin Reliant[/bold] wrote: suitable for all diesels? or will if mess some up, and you end up with a ruined diesel pump costing a fortune.[/p][/quote]It’s suitable for all diesel engines and only £1 per litre.[/p][/quote]That's what the bloke at my local biodiesel place said (along with "we supply many taxi and haulage firms, don't worry"). So I bought a 200l drum off them. It completely wrecked my fuel injection pump. They're only £3600 to replace from the main dealer though, plus labour, so that venture turned out to be a total bargain. Funny enough the biodiesel company didn't want to know at that point. Any quality promise just evaporated. They're no longer in business now though, good riddance I say. Tone
  • Score: 2

2:35pm Sun 17 Aug 14

william58 says...

I also make my own bio and have been for a few years.
built my own processor for around £400, Its not rocket science and costs me 17p per litre inc electric.
There are many like me out there.
William
I also make my own bio and have been for a few years. built my own processor for around £400, Its not rocket science and costs me 17p per litre inc electric. There are many like me out there. William william58
  • Score: 1

2:46pm Sun 17 Aug 14

william58 says...

My first processor i built for less than £100.
I now also use a all in one proscessor, a gl type. all the info is on the web and there are lots of helpful other brewers on forums to help.
William
My first processor i built for less than £100. I now also use a all in one proscessor, a gl type. all the info is on the web and there are lots of helpful other brewers on forums to help. William william58
  • Score: 2

1:32pm Mon 18 Aug 14

Robin Reliant says...

nsoul_1966 wrote:
Robin Reliant wrote:
suitable for all diesels? or will if mess some up, and you end up with a ruined diesel pump costing a fortune.
It’s suitable for all diesel engines and only £1 per litre.
And will new vehicle warrantys be honoured if there is a problem after running on Bio?
[quote][p][bold]nsoul_1966[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Robin Reliant[/bold] wrote: suitable for all diesels? or will if mess some up, and you end up with a ruined diesel pump costing a fortune.[/p][/quote]It’s suitable for all diesel engines and only £1 per litre.[/p][/quote]And will new vehicle warrantys be honoured if there is a problem after running on Bio? Robin Reliant
  • Score: 0

1:36pm Mon 18 Aug 14

Robin Reliant says...

juniper6 wrote:
This is a truly great product. I’ve been using Green Diesel now for just under 3 months and what a great feeling filling your tank up to the hilt for a fraction of the price at the forecourt!
Give it a go you won’t be disappointed.
But is it a 'Fraction', check in Asda 1.28 a litre for proper diesel you get there and then and NO swerving and NO risk to your engine.
[quote][p][bold]juniper6[/bold] wrote: This is a truly great product. I’ve been using Green Diesel now for just under 3 months and what a great feeling filling your tank up to the hilt for a fraction of the price at the forecourt! Give it a go you won’t be disappointed.[/p][/quote]But is it a 'Fraction', check in Asda 1.28 a litre for proper diesel you get there and then and NO swerving and NO risk to your engine. Robin Reliant
  • Score: 0

2:00pm Mon 18 Aug 14

william58 says...

warrantys do not cover fuel related problems bio or fossil
warrantys do not cover fuel related problems bio or fossil william58
  • Score: 1

7:16pm Mon 18 Aug 14

juniper6 says...

Robin Reliant wrote:
juniper6 wrote:
This is a truly great product. I’ve been using Green Diesel now for just under 3 months and what a great feeling filling your tank up to the hilt for a fraction of the price at the forecourt!
Give it a go you won’t be disappointed.
But is it a 'Fraction', check in Asda 1.28 a litre for proper diesel you get there and then and NO swerving and NO risk to your engine.
I don’t call £750 a year a FRACTION!
[quote][p][bold]Robin Reliant[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]juniper6[/bold] wrote: This is a truly great product. I’ve been using Green Diesel now for just under 3 months and what a great feeling filling your tank up to the hilt for a fraction of the price at the forecourt! Give it a go you won’t be disappointed.[/p][/quote]But is it a 'Fraction', check in Asda 1.28 a litre for proper diesel you get there and then and NO swerving and NO risk to your engine.[/p][/quote]I don’t call £750 a year a FRACTION! juniper6
  • Score: 1

11:09am Tue 19 Aug 14

william58 says...

tesco with your 20p off vouchers £1.18p
tesco with your 20p off vouchers £1.18p william58
  • Score: 0

11:26pm Wed 20 Aug 14

Robin Reliant says...

juniper6 wrote:
Robin Reliant wrote:
juniper6 wrote:
This is a truly great product. I’ve been using Green Diesel now for just under 3 months and what a great feeling filling your tank up to the hilt for a fraction of the price at the forecourt!
Give it a go you won’t be disappointed.
But is it a 'Fraction', check in Asda 1.28 a litre for proper diesel you get there and then and NO swerving and NO risk to your engine.
I don’t call £750 a year a FRACTION!
minus the £240 plus vat it costs to hire the convenience pack over 12mths, plus all the other extra bits a bobs you might need according to the website.. will this catch on and benefit the average driver ?
[quote][p][bold]juniper6[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Robin Reliant[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]juniper6[/bold] wrote: This is a truly great product. I’ve been using Green Diesel now for just under 3 months and what a great feeling filling your tank up to the hilt for a fraction of the price at the forecourt! Give it a go you won’t be disappointed.[/p][/quote]But is it a 'Fraction', check in Asda 1.28 a litre for proper diesel you get there and then and NO swerving and NO risk to your engine.[/p][/quote]I don’t call £750 a year a FRACTION![/p][/quote]minus the £240 plus vat it costs to hire the convenience pack over 12mths, plus all the other extra bits a bobs you might need according to the website.. will this catch on and benefit the average driver ? Robin Reliant
  • Score: 0

11:29pm Wed 20 Aug 14

Robin Reliant says...

william58 wrote:
tesco with your 20p off vouchers £1.18p
£1.12 with 20p off vouchers, and you fill up there and then, your 17p sounds good though, i will be round at the weekend.
[quote][p][bold]william58[/bold] wrote: tesco with your 20p off vouchers £1.18p[/p][/quote]£1.12 with 20p off vouchers, and you fill up there and then, your 17p sounds good though, i will be round at the weekend. Robin Reliant
  • Score: 0

2:20pm Thu 21 Aug 14

william58 says...

Just look up gl processor on the web. You will get the the info you need
Just look up gl processor on the web. You will get the the info you need william58
  • Score: 0

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