Refinery boosts sales
Advanced Refining Concepts LLC, said last week it sold 1.2 million gallons of alternative diesel fuel produced at its refinery at Tahoe Reno Industrial Center during November.
That compares with sales of 848,716 gallons a month earlier.
The privately held company headquartered in Sparks produces liquid fuels from natural gas. It’s expanding its refinery to produce 5 million gallons a month, and the expansion is set for completion in mid-2011.
“The thing that I like most about entrepreneurship is I can work toward something that I’m passionate about and be at the forefront of the change that I want to see happen,” said Priyanka Senthil, a senior at Davidson Academy in Reno and co-founder of startup company AUesome.