Tag: New York

Covanta retired COO, CTO John Klett receives Medal of Achievement

Covanta retired COO, CTO John Klett receives Medal of Achievement

October 20, 2014 |

In New York, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Materials and Energy Recovery Division (MER) recently awarded the Medal of Achievement Award to John Klett, retired Covanta Chief Operating Officer and Chief Technology Officer. The award recognizes distinguished and continued contributions over a substantial period of time in the advancement of solid waste processing […]

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New report shows biofuels CAGR globally at 9.6% between 2013-19

New report shows biofuels CAGR globally at 9.6% between 2013-19

October 15, 2014 |

In New York state, in its latest market research report published recently, Transparency Market Research, a U.S.-based market intelligence firm states that the global biofuels market is estimated to grow at CAGR 9.6% between 2013 and 2019. The report, titled “Biofuels Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 – 2019,” […]

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United Metro Energy expects Brooklyn biodiesel facility online for spring

United Metro Energy expects Brooklyn biodiesel facility online for spring

October 14, 2014 |

In New York state, United Metro Energy expects that it will have its new used cooking oil-based biodiesel facility in Brooklyn online by next spring. The facility is expected to produce 50 million gallons of biodiesel annually, intended for the local bioheat market.  

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Pavel Molchanov notes Q3 depression in cleantech investment

Pavel Molchanov notes Q3 depression in cleantech investment

October 12, 2014 |

In New York, Raymond James energy analyst Pavel Molchanov writes of 2014’s third quarter for clean tech investment: Amid a rather sharp “risk-off” trade towards the end of the quarter, 3Q was not a pleasant time for most clean tech investors (well, unless you were on the short side). Of course, the same was true […]

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New York Times laud farnesane in Amyris-Total development

New York Times laud farnesane in Amyris-Total development

October 12, 2014 |

In New York, The New York Times in writing about the Amyris-Total renewable jet fuel, said “fuels like farnesane hold the elusive promise of better energy security, reduced carbon emissions and lower fuel costs. The Times added: “The global aviation industry has also set ambitious goals to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions, including slashing emissions by […]

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Biodiesel blending factor seesawing as market waits for better D4 RIN prices

Biodiesel blending factor seesawing as market waits for better D4 RIN prices

September 18, 2014 |

In New York state, the biodiesel blending factor rose to its highest level since Aug. 8 at minus 28.43 cents/gal despite lackluster demand as buyers wait to see if D4 RIN prices improve. Fifteen straight sessions saw the factor climb eight times, but never rose for more than two days in a row.  

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Midwest farmland prices up 12.5% since 2000 partly thanks to ethanol demand

Midwest farmland prices up 12.5% since 2000 partly thanks to ethanol demand

August 7, 2014 |

In New York state, a paper soon to be published by the Journal of Real Estate shows that farmland prices in the Midwest have increased an average of 12.5% per year since 2000 thanks to increased demand for grains, while prices were highest for land located close to ethanol plants. Low interest rates have also […]

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Biodiesel bolo factor slips to lowest in six months

Biodiesel bolo factor slips to lowest in six months

July 31, 2014 |

In New York state, the biodiesel bolo factor—the difference between household heating oil and soy oil— fell to minus 23.5 cents/gal, the lowest since Feb. 3. Cheaper soy oil prices due to an expected bumper crop and leading to improved biodiesel margins having been outweighing softer heating oil prices.  

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PUMP, documentary on oil monopoly, to hit theaters in September

PUMP, documentary on oil monopoly, to hit theaters in September

July 28, 2014 |

In New York, PUMP, the latest documentary feature film from Joshua Tickell and Rebecca Harrell Tickell, will be making its long awaited premiere this September in specially selected theaters around the country. The initial presentations take place in New York on September 12th. Narrated by Jason Bateman, PUMP is an inspiring, eye-opening documentary that tells […]

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New study shows Chinese biodiesel production at less than half capacity

New study shows Chinese biodiesel production at less than half capacity

June 30, 2014 |

In New York, a new study says development of biodiesel started late in China, serving as one of the industries vigorously supported by the government. China has released Renewable Energy Law and National Standard for Biodiesel (B5) Blend in 2005 and 2010, respectively. According to ResearchInChina, in 2013, China’s total capacity of biodiesel exceeded 3.7 […]

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