Tag: New York

Earth BioGenome Project makes progress on sequencing more than 9,000 species

Earth BioGenome Project makes progress on sequencing more than 9,000 species

September 2, 2019 |

In New York state, during its inaugural year, the Earth BioGenome Project has established a foundation that will carry it toward completion of Phase I of the project – the sequencing of a representative species of each of the approximately 9,300 known eukaryotic taxonomic families of plants, animals, protozoa, fungi, and other microbes in the […]

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Democratic Candidates Promise Sweeping Changes in the U.S. Energy Sector – but What Can Actually Get Done?: New Report

Democratic Candidates Promise Sweeping Changes in the U.S. Energy Sector – but What Can Actually Get Done?: New Report

August 28, 2019 |

In New York, Raymond James issued an  in depth analysis of the the energy and climate/environmental policy proposals of the leading Democratic candidates. The focus is on the three candidates who are consistently leading the national and early-state primary polls: former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Bernie Sanders, and Sen. Elizabeth Warren, though we will […]

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Researchers find compounds from worms could protect plants without pesticides

Researchers find compounds from worms could protect plants without pesticides

July 30, 2019 |

In New York state, researchers at Boyce Thompson Institute have found that compounds from an unlikely source—microscopic soil roundworms—could protect crops from pests and pathogens without using toxic pesticides. As described in research published in the May 2019 issue of Journal of Phytopathology, these compounds helped protect major crops from various pathogens, and thus have […]

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IHS Markit to deliver Canada’s Carbon Credit and Tracking Solution

IHS Markit to deliver Canada’s Carbon Credit and Tracking Solution

July 24, 2019 |

In New York state, IHS Markit announced it will deliver the Government of Canada’s Carbon Credit and Tracking Solution. The solution will reinforce Canada’s federal measures to mitigate emissions under the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change, and provide tracking for the federal Output-Based Pricing System. The federal Output-Based Pricing System is designed […]

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Renewable oil refinery possibility for ReEnergy’s former Lyonsdale Biomass power plant

Renewable oil refinery possibility for ReEnergy’s former Lyonsdale Biomass power plant

July 22, 2019 |

In New York state, the Lyonsdale Biomass energy facility will be dismantled this summer and the vacant 46-acre property will be transferred to the Lewis County Industrial Development Agency under the terms of an agreement recently executed by the two parties. Under the terms of the agreement, ReEnergy will continue to work with the Lewis […]

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Ethanol producers finally seen reining in production as market hits back hard

Ethanol producers finally seen reining in production as market hits back hard

July 22, 2019 |

In New York state, Reuters reports that ethanol production is set to reduce significantly across the Midwest as producers respond to market signals including low and negative margins, increasing stocks and slow export demand despite additional demand from summer driving season and the recent deregulation of year-round E15. Production and stocks are at the highest […]

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Researchers find they can manufacture proteins in the field using chloroplasts

Researchers find they can manufacture proteins in the field using chloroplasts

July 9, 2019 |

In New York state, a team from Cornell University and the University of Illinois announced that crops can cheaply manufacture proteins inside their cellular power plants called chloroplasts—allowing the crops to be grown widely in fields rather than restrictive greenhouses—with no cost to yield. In this study, the team engineered tobacco to produce cellulase proteins […]

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Anellotech’s MinFree technology reduces mineral content of biomass at scale

Anellotech’s MinFree technology reduces mineral content of biomass at scale

July 8, 2019 |

In New York state, Anellotech’s MinFree technology, a patent pending biomass pretreatment process has been demonstrated to significantly reduce the mineral (ash) content of loblolly pine at a 20 metric ton/day scale.  Month-long trials converting this MinFree™-treated, low-mineral pine into aromatics (BTX) at Anellotech’s Bio-TCat process TCat-8® pilot plant showed extended, economic catalyst life. MinFree is expected […]

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Brookhaven Lab researchers develop catalyst for extracting electrical energy from ethanol

Brookhaven Lab researchers develop catalyst for extracting electrical energy from ethanol

June 10, 2019 |

In New York state, scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory and the University of Arkansas have developed a highly efficient catalyst for extracting electrical energy from ethanol, an easy-to-store liquid fuel that can be generated from renewable resources. The catalyst, described in the Journal of the American Chemical Society, steers the […]

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Neste teams with Port Authority of New York & New Jersey on sustainable fuel initiative

Neste teams with Port Authority of New York & New Jersey on sustainable fuel initiative

June 6, 2019 |

In New York state, Neste and the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey (PANYNJ), have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on its joint sustainable fuel initiative. The partners will be working together to facilitate the use of sustainable transportation fuels at Port Authority facilities and in its fleet vehicles and equipment, including […]

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