Tag: New York

Western New York Energy fined for illegal disposal of industrial waste

Western New York Energy fined for illegal disposal of industrial waste

January 25, 2016 |

In New York state, an ethanol production plant has been fined after illegally disposing of industrial waste on its Shelby property. The fine stems from a 2013 investigation into illegal activities at Western New York Energy, LLC (WNYE) by the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Police’s Bureau of Environmental Crimes Investigation (BECI) unit. The investigation, […]

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Global biorefinery market seen growing 14% CAGR through 2020

Global biorefinery market seen growing 14% CAGR through 2020

January 5, 2016 |

In New York, the global biorefinery market was valued at $432.4 billion in 2014, and it is expected to grow with a CAGR of 14.0% during 2015 – 2020, according to a new report from P&S Market Research. The factors driving the growth of the global market include government initiatives and increasing pressure for environmental […]

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Sunoco Fulton Ethanol gets $700,000 grant to fund move into barley malting for craft beer

Sunoco Fulton Ethanol gets $700,000 grant to fund move into barley malting for craft beer

December 21, 2015 |

In New York state, Sunoco Fulton Ethanol manufacturing facility in Volney, N.Y. has received a Central New York Regional Economic Development Grant in the amount of $700,000 as part of New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo’s $1.5 Billion Upstate Revitalization Initiative announced December 10. The REDC grant, strongly supported by State Senator Patty Ritchie of […]

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University of Rochester boost butanol-from-ethanol yields 25%

University of Rochester boost butanol-from-ethanol yields 25%

December 3, 2015 |

In New York state, a research team led by William Jones at the University of Rochester has developed a series of reactions that results in the selective conversion of ethanol to butanol, without producing unwanted byproducts. Jones was able to increase the amount of ethanol converted to butanol by almost 25 percent over currently used […]

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MarketResearchReports.Biz releases 2020 global forecast for biodiesel

MarketResearchReports.Biz releases 2020 global forecast for biodiesel

December 1, 2015 |

In New York state, MarketResearchReports.Biz has announced addition of new report “Global Biodiesel Market Analysis and Forecasts to 2020″ to its database. This report gives an in-depth analysis of the global biodiesel market and provides forecasts up to 2020. The research analyzes key trends, major issues and growth opportunities in the global biodiesel market. Market […]

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EPA grants Ensyn Title 40 CFR approval for RFGasoline

EPA grants Ensyn Title 40 CFR approval for RFGasoline

November 25, 2015 |

In New York, Ensyn has been granted a key regulatory approval from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its renewable gasoline product, RFGasoline. This approval, pursuant to Title 40 CFR Part 79 promulgated under the Clean Air Act, is required for the sale of RFGasoline into U.S. commerce. This approval follows the recently announced […]

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Sweetwater Energy announces $26 million from Minnesota for Mountain Iron

Sweetwater Energy announces $26 million from Minnesota for Mountain Iron

November 12, 2015 |

In New York, Sweetwater Energy Inc., a Rochester, New York-based renewable biochemical producer, announced that it has received commitment for $26 million in long-term loans from the state of Minnesota to construct a biochemical production facility near Mountain Iron in northeastern Minnesota. The $53 million facility will use local timber to produce high-value industrial alcohol […]

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Sweetwater Energy seeking $18 million loan state loan to unlock remaining funding

Sweetwater Energy seeking $18 million loan state loan to unlock remaining funding

October 29, 2015 |

In New York state, Iron Range Resources & Rehabilitation Board will consider granting a $18 million agency 15-year loan to Sweetwater Energy Inc so the company may access more than $16 million in commercial debt, $7 million more in various other public funding and more than $10 million in equity investment. The project seeks to […]

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Oil industry fighting hard against NYC biodiesel bills

Oil industry fighting hard against NYC biodiesel bills

October 27, 2015 |

In New York, the oil lobby is fighting hard against two bills that would boost New York City’s use of biofuels—something the mayor is strongly supporting. At a hearing on Monday discussing that bills that would boost biodiesel use in heating oil to 5% by 2016 and 20% by 2030 while requiring school buses run […]

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3D ocean farmers project to restore oceans and produce biodiesel wins award

3D ocean farmers project to restore oceans and produce biodiesel wins award

October 22, 2015 |

In New York state, the Buckminster Fuller Institute (BFI) is pleased to announce the Winner of the 2015 Fuller Challenge: GreenWave, a non-profit organization that has designed the world’s first multi-species 3D ocean farms. GreenWave aims to restore ocean ecosystems and create jobs in coastal communities by transforming fishers into restorative ocean farmers. The project […]

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