Tag: Arizona

Bridgestone races ahead with guayule rubber

Bridgestone races ahead with guayule rubber

September 5, 2022 |

In Arizona, tire major Bridgestone has announced it will invest another $42 million—on top of the over $100 million it has already spent—to commercialize natural rubber from the guayule desert shrub by 2030 and achieve 100% renewable tires by 2050.  The funds will establish planting and harvesting guayule at scale. Bridgestone will also collaborate and […]

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Eco Safety acquires Soy Technologies

Eco Safety acquires Soy Technologies

July 12, 2022 |

In Arizona, Eco Safety, Inc dba Eco Safety Products has acquired Soy Technologies, LLC a Lexington, Ky based specialty chemical manufacturer. The acquisition includes all remaining brands and intellectual property of the company. The purchased operations and existing products will be manufactured at the ESP facility in Phoenix, Arizona and/or with the current toll blending […]

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Proteum Hydrogen Technologies teams with University of Regina on development

Proteum Hydrogen Technologies teams with University of Regina on development

June 9, 2022 |

In Arizona, Proteum Hydrogen Technologies Corp., a subsidiary of Proteum Energy, LLC, and the University of Regina have embarked on a joint project aimed at advancing Proteum’s patented and proprietary steam non-methane reforming (SnMR) technology.  The project, conducted through the University’s Clean Energy Technologies Research Institute (CETRI), focuses on optimizing performance of Proteum’s commercial system […]

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Proteum Energy secures Indian patent for its steam non-methane reforming technology

Proteum Energy secures Indian patent for its steam non-methane reforming technology

April 20, 2022 |

In Arizona, Proteum Energy, LLC is adding to its intellectual property portfolio with the grant of a new patent by the Indian Patent Office on March 31, 2022. The new patent issued for “refining assemblies and methods for rich natural gas” supports the company’s proprietary steam non-methane reforming (SnMR™) technology which is used to produce […]

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DOE supports Bridgestone’s tireless efforts in guayule-based rubber

DOE supports Bridgestone’s tireless efforts in guayule-based rubber

April 4, 2022 |

In Arizona, leading tire manufacturer Bridgestone has been awarded a Department of Energy Joint  Genome Institute grant to advance development of natural rubber from guayule, a desert shrub.  Bridgestone is targeting 100% renewable materials by 2050 and hopes to begin commercializing guayule rubber by the end of the decade. The Japanese company has been researching […]

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Forest2Market studied wood waste availability to support Texas Renewable Fuels project

Forest2Market studied wood waste availability to support Texas Renewable Fuels project

March 10, 2022 |

In Arizona, USA BioEnergy commissioned Forest2Market to conduct an extensive feedstock study, on behalf of its subsidiary, Texas Renewable Fuels, to confirm the volumes available and pricing projections for wood waste in the region. “The study was conducted to assure investors that the availability of wood waste and the pricing modelled is stable; validating our […]

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Bioplastics International launches water soluble PVA and bio resins from plant starches

Bioplastics International launches water soluble PVA and bio resins from plant starches

February 24, 2022 |

In Arizona, Bioplastics International has launched a water soluble PVA and bio resins from plant starches to replace petroleum-based plastics. The hydrophilic synthetic polymer is manufactured by the hydrolysis of polyvinyl acetate, which is formed by the polymerization of vinyl acetate. PVA is safe for human consumption, having been approved by the US FDA, and […]

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Paloma Dairy and OPAL Fuels to host ribbon cutting

Paloma Dairy and OPAL Fuels to host ribbon cutting

November 3, 2021 |

In Arizona, on November 10, Paloma Dairy and OPAL Fuels will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the official start of operations of the Sunoma digester at Paloma Dairy. The digester converts methane emissions from cow manure into RNG, an inexpensive, cleaner burning diesel-fuel replacement for heavy-duty trucks. The facility, which will prevent 54,000 metric […]

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Rolls-Royce successfully flies on 100% SAF

Rolls-Royce successfully flies on 100% SAF

October 25, 2021 |

In Arizona, Rolls-Royce, working with Boeing and World Energy, has carried out a successful test flight of its 747 Flying Testbed aircraft using 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) on a Trent 1000 engine. The aircraft flew from Tucson airport in Arizona, passing over New Mexico and Texas, with a Trent 1000 engine running solely on […]

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Southwest Gas developing five RNG projects in Arizona and California

Southwest Gas developing five RNG projects in Arizona and California

June 30, 2021 |

In Arizona, Southwest Gas is actively working with RNG developers to interconnect various RNG projects across our service areas with Southwest Gas facilities. There are currently four projects in Arizona and one in California that are approved and will take RNG to market shortly. Together, these five projects will produce over 10 million therms of […]

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