Tag: West Virginia

Proton Power sheds light on proposed West Virginia drop-in diesel project

Proton Power sheds light on proposed West Virginia drop-in diesel project

January 24, 2018 |

In West Virginia, Proton Power says it plans to use a completely different system for the proposed wood waste-based facility in Greenbrier County than the one it developed in California that suffered from sulfur challenges that kept it from meeting air quality conditions. Using a gasification system, the project aims to produce 6.5 million gallons […]

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Residents given opportunity to voice concerns about proposed West Virginia biodiesel plant

Residents given opportunity to voice concerns about proposed West Virginia biodiesel plant

January 3, 2018 |

In West Virginia, residents of Greenbrier County have been asked to submit concerns and questions about a proposed biodiesel plant in writing by January 16 so the project developers may address them during a county commission meeting on January 25. Residents have voiced concerns about the project but the commission wants to avoid a back-and-forth […]

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Kentucky’s Biomass has until Jan. 27 to pay back taxes or lose land

Kentucky’s Biomass has until Jan. 27 to pay back taxes or lose land

December 30, 2014 |

In West Virginia, Kentucky-based Biomass has until Jan. 27 to pay $53,000 in back taxes, penalties and costs in order to keep the 78-acre parcel pertaining to the former South Point Ethanol property following a suit filed earlier this year by Lawrence County. If the taxes haven’t been paid by that date, then it will […]

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DOE’s Touchstone algae research project prepares for next phase

DOE’s Touchstone algae research project prepares for next phase

August 20, 2012 |

In West Virginia, the DOE’s CCS and biofuels project producing algae in four ponds photosynthesizing CO2 captured from a small, coal-fired combustor at Touchstone Research Laboratory is moving into its next phase. The next stage will include using a new material to cover the algal ponds that will absorb sunlight during the day and later […]

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West Virginia legislator aims to delay E15 ethanol sales

West Virginia legislator aims to delay E15 ethanol sales

February 23, 2012 |

In West Virginia, a state representative is trying to get the legislature to petition the EPA prohibiting the sale of ethanol blends higher than E10 until it has analyzed the effects on engine parts. The representative who owns an auto parts store says the sales of auto parts for older makes has increased notably since […]

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North American BioFuels hesitates on West Virginia project

North American BioFuels hesitates on West Virginia project

September 5, 2011 |

In West Virginia, North American BioFuels, a waste to biofuels company, has told Hampshire County that due to lack of a gas supply, and the extensive soil studies and remediation needed for a proposed site, NAB has changed their plans.  Business Development’s Executive Director Pat Ford, has stated that his agency has been showing NAB […]

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