January 15, 2008
Flex-fuel vehicle owners in Oshkosh, Wis. have purchased more than one million gallons of E85 at the Renew fuel station located at Highway 76 and 41. Alternative fuel users took 830 days to purchase one million gallons of E85 and are well on their way to purchasing more. This marks the first time a Wisconsin gas station has sold more than a million gallons of E85.Renew, an independent brand of fuel stations based in Oshkosh, has offered E85 since the station opened on Sept. 26, 2005. The company expects Oshkosh station customers helped save approximately 43,500 barrels of oil by choosing E85 over straight gasoline.