Tag: BioHeat

Connecticut and Rhode Island governors sign laws boosting bioheat use

Connecticut and Rhode Island governors sign laws boosting bioheat use

July 15, 2021 |

In Connecticut and Rhode Island, governors from both states signed graduated approaches to tackling carbon emissions into law this week through mandates requiring increased use of biomass-based heating oil, also known as Bioheat fuel, over the next decade. A similar bill in New York awaits the governor’s signature, highlighting the growing momentum Bioheat fuel is […]

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UKIFDA’s aims to boost role of bioheat in UK and Ireland

UKIFDA’s aims to boost role of bioheat in UK and Ireland

December 23, 2020 |

In the UK, UKIFDA’s strategy and vision for a liquid fuel future highlights the key role liquid biofuels can and should play in heating 1.5m homes across the UK and 686,000 in the Republic of Ireland together with industry including farming, transport, construction and marine and sets five key challenges to government to: • Introduce […]

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Downstate New York counties may get 5% bioheat by mid-2018

Downstate New York counties may get 5% bioheat by mid-2018

June 29, 2017 |

In New York state, Nassau, Suffolk, and Westchester counties could follow in New York City’s footsteps and implement a 5% biofuel blend in heating oil by July 1, 2018 following a bill passed in the Assembly and the Senate. The legislation is awaiting the governor’s signature. NYC currently has a 2% bioheat blend but that […]

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Major New York City bioheat sellers raided as part of fraud investigation

Major New York City bioheat sellers raided as part of fraud investigation

May 30, 2017 |

In New York state, Approved Oil, one of the biggest bioheat sellers in New York City who pushed hard to get the city council and mayor to approve an increase in biodiesel blending for heating oil has raided by New York City Police as part of a major investigation into heating oil fraud, with officers […]

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Hero BX offers branded distributor program for bioheat

Hero BX offers branded distributor program for bioheat

January 15, 2017 |

In Pennsylvania, HERO BX launched a branded bioheat Program, offering heating oil retailers the opportunity to carry the HERO BX brand and supporting technical and marketing benefits in exchange for Bioheat supply contracts. HERO BX manufactures 60 million gallons of biodiesel annually from its plants in Erie, PA and Moundville, AL. HERO BX has leased […]

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Bioheat launches charity competition to promote fuel in NYC

Bioheat launches charity competition to promote fuel in NYC

January 15, 2013 |

In New York state, as thank you to New York City, Bioheat recently launched their NYC Proud 2B2 Renewable Warmup campaign. This campaign will award three out of eight nominated charities a grant in the amounts of $15,000, $10,000 or $5,000. Between January 28th and February 17th, 2013, NYC residents are asked to go to […]

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BioHeat from biodiesel one of Top 5 heating stories for 2011, says HeatingOil.com

BioHeat from biodiesel one of Top 5 heating stories for 2011, says HeatingOil.com

[ 0 ] January 11, 2011 |

HeatingOil.com predicted that Biodiesel-blended heating oil, or BioHeat, will be one of the top five stories for 2011 in the heating oil industry. The industry website cited the rejection of the oil industry’s challenge to the Renewable Fuel Standard and the reinstatement of the $1 per gallon biodiesel tax credit as reasons that the biodiesel […]

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