Tag: Connecticut

SVPGlobal closes on White Energy’s Russell, Kansas ethanol business

SVPGlobal closes on White Energy’s Russell, Kansas ethanol business

April 1, 2019 |

In Connecticut, Strategic Value Partners Global announced that it has officially closed on its purchase of White Energy’s food ingredient and ethanol business in Russell, KS. The sale includes two integrated plants — the largest vital wheat gluten manufacturing facility in North America and one of the nation’s most cost-efficient ethanol production facilities. SVPGlobal will […]

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American GreenFuels launches “You Are What You Heat” campaign

American GreenFuels launches “You Are What You Heat” campaign

December 19, 2018 |

In Connecticut, American GreenFuels recently launched its “You Are What You Heat” campaign, which is dedicated to educate consumers about the option to heat their home with Bioheat® heating oil, utilizing certified biodiesel produced by American GreenFuels. American GreenFuels’ biodiesel is a renewable, cleaner-burning alternative to diesel fuel that reduces dependence on foreign oil, creates […]

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REA successful in demoing biodiesel production from brown FOG

REA successful in demoing biodiesel production from brown FOG

October 16, 2018 |

In Connecticut, REA Resource Recovery Systems has teamed with the University of Connecticut to produce biodiesel from brown FOG collected from the Greater New Haven Water Pollution Control Authority. The company demoed its technology to the governor last month. Previously, the company developed technology to use yellow grease as feedstock but sought a solution to […]

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Bridgeport Biodiesel seeks investor or buyer

Bridgeport Biodiesel seeks investor or buyer

June 28, 2018 |

In Connecticut, Bridgeport Biodiesel 2 LLC, a fully permitted, commercial-scale biodiesel refinery with a capacity of 13 MMgy, has retained Equity Partners HG to find an investor or buyer for the company. Bridgeport is one of only four commercial-scale biodiesel refineries in New England, and is the closest biodiesel plant to the largest mandated market (New […]

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UConn researchers look at camelina genes and impacts on related plant species

UConn researchers look at camelina genes and impacts on related plant species

July 14, 2016 |

In Connecticut, researchers at the University of Connecticut supported by a grant from the Biotechnology Risk Assessment Grant Program, an initiative of the USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture, are gathering information about Camelina sativa, an oilseed crop that has never been grown commercially in Connecticut. Camelina has been subject to genetic modification to […]

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Kolmar Americas buys Greenleaf Biofuels boosting hopes for biodiesel investment

Kolmar Americas buys Greenleaf Biofuels boosting hopes for biodiesel investment

January 5, 2016 |

In Connecticut, Kolmar Americas has purchased the 15 million gallon Greenleaf Biofuels LLC facility in New Haven, the trading company’s first ever asset and the largest biodiesel producer in New England. Before purchasing what is now known as American GreenFuels LLC, Kolmar had a tolling agreement with the plant. Between the reinstatement of the biodiesel […]

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Maas Companies to auction surplus biodiesel process equipment for Biodiesel One

Maas Companies to auction surplus biodiesel process equipment for Biodiesel One

November 11, 2015 |

In Connecticut, Maas Companies will auction surplus biodiesel process equipment for Biodiesel One Ltd. via a timed online auction ending Dec. 3 for piecemeal offers and Dec. 4 for entirety offers. The equipment is located at 102 West Center Street in Southington, Connecticut. Maas Companies sells specialized assets including ethanol and biodiesel plants and equipment […]

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UConn researcher identifies mutant plant that offers insight into how plants produce cell walls

UConn researcher identifies mutant plant that offers insight into how plants produce cell walls

September 18, 2015 |

In Connecticut, a UConn researcher has identified a mutant plant that offers insight into how plants produce cell walls, which may ultimately reap applications for agricultural productivity and biofuel production. Developing mutant plants is a common procedure for genetic researchers who want to learn about the activity of genes that are sequenced but whose functions are […]

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Connecticut legislators attend briefing on hydrogen and fuel cell technology

Connecticut legislators attend briefing on hydrogen and fuel cell technology

April 20, 2015 |

In Connecticut, a briefing for Connecticut state legislators about hydrogen and fuel cell technology was led by the Connecticut Hydrogen Fuel Cell Coalition (CHFCC) and Northeast Electrochemical Energy Storage Cluster (NEESC), both administered by Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Inc. (CCAT). The briefing, held April 9, focused on measures to improve energy reliability, increase environmental protection, […]

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Wilks introduces analyzers developed for measuring ASTM D7861

Wilks introduces analyzers developed for measuring ASTM D7861

April 13, 2015 |

In Connecticut, the newly introduced ASTM D7861 technique along with Wilks’ InfraSpec analyzers now helps users avoid lengthy delays waiting for laboratory outputs, with immediate on-site testing and results. The Wilks InfraSpec analyzer was specifically developed to confirm the ASTM D7861 technique, and therefore has become the industry standard for on-site measurement of Fatty Acid […]

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