Tag: New York

Anellotech planning scale up of Bio-TCatTM technology

Anellotech planning scale up of Bio-TCatTM technology

October 18, 2018 |

In New York state, Anellotech confirmed significant progress in its Bio-TCatTM technology development program and has begun planning for scale-up design and engineering of a commercial plant with its process development and design partner IFPEN and commercialization, engineering, and licensing partner Axens. Its patented Bio-TCat thermal-catalytic technology produces a mixture of benzene, toluene and xylene […]

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Anellotech process cuts GHGs by 70% for biobased BTX

Anellotech process cuts GHGs by 70% for biobased BTX

October 11, 2018 |

In New York, Anellotech’s Bio-TCatTM process, which produces bio-based aromatics from pine wood, has a CO2 emission reduction potential of 70% or more when compared to petroleum-derived equivalents. Jacobs’ analysis confirms that Bio-TCatTM is ideal for chemical producers and brand owners looking to meet sustainability goals for producing renewable polymers for consumer products or biofuels […]

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JetBlue receives latest aircraft from Airbus flown on 15% biofuels

JetBlue receives latest aircraft from Airbus flown on 15% biofuels

September 19, 2018 |

In New York, JetBlue received its latest A321 aircraft from Airbus’ U.S. A320 Family production facility in Mobile, Ala. The acceptance flight followed by JetBlue’s scheduled ferry flight, taking place on September 20, marks JetBlue’s first-ever flights fueled with renewable jet fuel blend. The fuel for these flights, provided by Airbus and certified by Air […]

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United Riverhead Terminal gets OK for biofuel storage tanks

United Riverhead Terminal gets OK for biofuel storage tanks

September 17, 2018 |

In New York state, local press reports that community officials have given the green light to United Riverhead Terminal in order to install six biofuel storage tanks that will allow the company to blend 5% biodiesel with heating oil, allowing it to comply with state regulations. Community members strongly opposed the proposal because the industrial […]

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Trump’s trade war with Canada could hit ethanol imports hard

Trump’s trade war with Canada could hit ethanol imports hard

July 3, 2018 |

In New York state, Seeking Alpha argues that the trade war President Trump has waged against the globe, including Canada, could lead towards retaliation from the northern neighbor against ethanol imports in an effort to hit hard enough to end the war early on. Canada is the US’s largest export destination for ethanol. Canada announced […]

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Local residents upset by plans to introduce biodiesel storage by United Riverhead Terminal

Local residents upset by plans to introduce biodiesel storage by United Riverhead Terminal

June 21, 2018 |

In New York state, local residents have come out against a proposal by United Riverhead Terminal to install biodiesel storage tanks that would allow it to blend 5% biodiesel with heating oil as required by state law as of July 1. The facility dates back to the 1950s and is currently zoned residential although it […]

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Valero buys Pure Biofuels Del Peru from Pegasus Capital and other shareholders for cash

Valero buys Pure Biofuels Del Peru from Pegasus Capital and other shareholders for cash

May 14, 2018 |

In New York, Pegasus Capital Advisors, Company Management and minority shareholders have sold their equity interests in Pure Biofuels Del Peru, SAC to a subsidiary of Valero Energy Corporation. PBF, as the third largest fuels importer in Peru, maintains a leading supply platform with a base of over 500 customers, including retailers, miners, and airlines. […]

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Andeavor saves $100 million over two years from “RIN savings”

Andeavor saves $100 million over two years from “RIN savings”

May 8, 2018 |

In New York state, Reuters reports that despite the Environmental Protection Agency granting three of its refineries hardship waivers so they didn’t have to comply with their 2016 RIN requirements under the Renewables Fuel Standard, Andeavor reported $100 million in savings during 2016 and 2017 as a result of lower biofuel compliance costs. The reporting […]

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Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory researchers triple grain sorghum yields with GM

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory researchers triple grain sorghum yields with GM

May 8, 2018 |

In New York state, a simple genetic modification can triple the grain number of sorghum, a drought-tolerant plant that is an important source of food, animal feed, and biofuel in many parts of the world. In new research reported in Nature Communications, scientists at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) have figured out how that genetic […]

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NY City to fuel nearly 1,000 vehicles on REG’s 99% fossil-free fuel

NY City to fuel nearly 1,000 vehicles on REG’s 99% fossil-free fuel

May 3, 2018 |

In New York state, New York City will use 99% fossil-free fuel for more than 1,000 municipal vehicles including much of its sanitation fleet and fire trucks, driving more than 11.3 million miles per year on fuel provided by Renewable Energy Group and distributed by Sprague Energy. The move follows 12 years of biofuel blending […]

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