Tag: Arizona

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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Secretary of Agriculture seeks to assure biofuel industry of USDA commitment to ethanol

Secretary of Agriculture seeks to assure biofuel industry of USDA commitment to ethanol

May 10, 2021 |

In Arizona, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack delivered remarks to the leading voices of the biofuels industry at Growth Energy’s 12th Annual Executive Leadership Conference (ELC). In a video address, Sec. Vilsack outlined USDA’s commitment to the biofuel industry and discussed his focus on championing ethanol’s critical role for rural economies and in attaining the Biden Administration’s climate goals: “I’m certain that […]

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Honeywell developing a biofuel-powered turbogenerator for hybrid-electric aircraft

Honeywell developing a biofuel-powered turbogenerator for hybrid-electric aircraft

March 8, 2021 |

In Arizona, Honeywell is developing a power source for hybrid-electric aircraft, planned for demonstration later this year.  At 280 pounds, the Honeywell 1-Megawatt generator weighs about the same as a motor scooter but delivers enough energy to power an entire neighborhood block. This generator will be combined with the Honeywell HGT1700 auxiliary power unit, currently […]

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Arizona State University researcher describes microorganisms chain elongation processes

Arizona State University researcher describes microorganisms chain elongation processes

February 23, 2021 |

In Arizona, a researcher from Arizona State University describes for the first time how the chain elongation processes are carried out by microorganisms under normal conditions in soil. The work promises to shed new light on these poorly understood processes in nature, allowing researchers to better leverage them to convert organic sources like food waste […]

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