Tag: New York

Ensyn gets EPA approval for RFDiesel

Ensyn gets EPA approval for RFDiesel

August 27, 2015 |

In New York, Ensyn has been granted a key regulatory approval from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its renewable diesel product, RFDiesel. This approval, pursuant to Title 40 CFR Part 79 of the Clean Air Act, is required for the sale of RFDiesel into U.S. commerce. RFDiesel, a drop-in diesel transportation fuel, is […]

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Amylases biofuels enzymes market seen strengthening but policy a barrier

Amylases biofuels enzymes market seen strengthening but policy a barrier

July 22, 2015 |

In New York state, increasing demand for renewable energy source is expected to drive the demand for amylases biofuel enzymes market within the forecast period. Additionally, rising cost of fossil fuels is anticipated to augment the demand for amylases biofuels enzymes market. However, the machinery required to farm the plants for producing biofuels emit high […]

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Higher East Coast ethanol stocks weigh on NY Harbor barge prices

Higher East Coast ethanol stocks weigh on NY Harbor barge prices

July 15, 2015 |

In New York state, the highest ethanol stocks for the East Coast since May at 7.346 million barrels from 6.823 million have pushed down New York Harbor barge ethanol prices to $1.6675/gal, down 7 cents on the day and the largest drop seen since February. Bearish corn prices from CBOT are weighing on ethanol prices […]

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Castor oil demand to increase for wide range of bioproducts

Castor oil demand to increase for wide range of bioproducts

July 15, 2015 |

In New York state, growth of major end-use industries (includes lubricants, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals) and increasing demand for sustainable products & biodegradable, on account of reducing dependence on petrochemicals is anticipated to fuel the demand for castor oil derivatives market. Also regulatory support and rising prices of alternative renewable chemicals is expected to drive the […]

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Western New York Energy to nearly double corn storage capacity with new silo

Western New York Energy to nearly double corn storage capacity with new silo

July 9, 2015 |

In New York state, Western New York Energy is investing $2 million in a new 810,000 bushel corn silo to compliment the two 500,000 bushel silos it already has co-located at its ethanol plant in Orleans County. The state’s Economic Development Agency is providing an $80,000 grant to facilitate the investment.

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Sunoco files suit to claim $300 million in unpaid ethanol blending credits

Sunoco files suit to claim $300 million in unpaid ethanol blending credits

June 16, 2015 |

In New York state, Sunoco has filed a complaint in the Court of Federal Claims seeking a $300 million refund for overpaid excise taxes on ethanol during 2005-2008 based on the Alcohol Fuel Mixtures credit. The company says it sought to recuperate these taxes from the IRS but all attempts were denied by the agency.

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Biodiesel a major opportunity for tall oil fatty acids

Biodiesel a major opportunity for tall oil fatty acids

May 26, 2015 |

In New York state, one of the most promising growth prospects for the global tall oil fatty acid market is the production of biodiesel from feedstock rich in TOFA. Due to its organic nature, tall oil fatty acid has emerged as a candidate for biodiesel production. Biodiesel has carved a sustainable niche for itself in […]

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Alliance for Rural Electrification and PANGEA launch bioenergy mini-grids report

Alliance for Rural Electrification and PANGEA launch bioenergy mini-grids report

May 21, 2015 |

In New York, Partners for Euro-African Green Energy (PANGEA) and the Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE) presented lessons learnt by their members on how to effectively implement innovative models that utilize bioenergy technologies for electrification purposes through their latest information paper. The paper looks at inclusive business models, value addition and provides policy makers with […]

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New global bioenergy initiative launched under Sustainable Energy for All

New global bioenergy initiative launched under Sustainable Energy for All

May 21, 2015 |

In New York, as part of the 2nd Annual Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) Forum, a new multi-stakeholder coalition, co-chaired by the UN Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) and the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB), announced its intention to speed up the development and deployment of sustainable bioenergy in order to contribute to meeting the […]

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SCHOTT unveils improved photobioreactors for algae production

SCHOTT unveils improved photobioreactors for algae production

May 4, 2015 |

In New York state, SCHOTT North America announced that its new oval glass tubes for photobioreactors (PBRs) increased maximum dry biomass output per day by more than 22 percent in its latest study in partnership with Heliae, a technology-driven algae production company. For the first time, SCHOTT’s round glass tubes were retrofitted with oval tubes […]

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