Tag: Connecticut

Ag-Grid Energy breaks ground on fourth biogas to electricity project

Ag-Grid Energy breaks ground on fourth biogas to electricity project

January 6, 2022 |

In Connecticut, Ag-Grid Energy has broken ground on its fourth biogas to electricity project. Hytone Ag-Grid, in partnership with Hytone Farms, would be Ag-Grid’s fourth dairy digester in the northeast US and will begin construction in March 2022. It is expected to be operational in Fall 2022 and will produce around 4.5 million kWh of […]

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Pratt & Whitney sign MOU with Embraer to study 100% SAF

Pratt & Whitney sign MOU with Embraer to study 100% SAF

November 30, 2021 |

In Connecticut, Pratt & Whitney announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with Embraer to collaborate on studies of 100% sustainable aviation fuel. Technical teams from the two companies will engage to define an integrated ground and flight test plan for 100% SAF in a GTF-powered Embraer E195-E2 aircraft.  The initiative reflects Pratt […]

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Sikorsky greenlights SAF use in its S-92 helicopter following successful trial

Sikorsky greenlights SAF use in its S-92 helicopter following successful trial

September 22, 2021 |

In Connecticut, Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company has approved the use of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF), often referred to as biofuel, for the S-92 helicopter as an alternative to petroleum-based fuels and the aircraft completed its first flight. This approval occurs as companies across the aviation industry are taking steps to meet environmental challenges, including […]

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Starwood Energy to reconfigure Slate’s Douglas, Wyoming refinery into renewable fuels production

Starwood Energy to reconfigure Slate’s Douglas, Wyoming refinery into renewable fuels production

August 17, 2021 |

In Connecticut, Starwood Energy Group Global and Slate Refining have entered into an exclusive agreement to reconfigure Slate’s refinery located in Douglas, Wyoming into a state-of-the-art renewable fuels production facility. Upon completion of the Project, the facility is expected to produce over 100 million gallons annually of renewable fuels, such as Renewable Diesel, Sustainable Aviation […]

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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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FuelCell Energy starts up 1.4MW SureSource 1500 biofuels fuel cell project

FuelCell Energy starts up 1.4MW SureSource 1500 biofuels fuel cell project

July 1, 2021 |

In Connecticut, FuelCell Energy, Inc. announced the completion of site construction and commencement of commercial operation for its 1.4 megawatt SureSource 1500 biofuels fuel cell project with the City of San Bernardino Municipal Water Department (SBMWD) in California. FuelCell Energy’s platform eliminates the need for another flare in California. FuelCell Energy offers the only fuel […]

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Lab-grown meat gets exotic with human steaks, horse, and fish bladders

Lab-grown meat gets exotic with human steaks, horse, and fish bladders

March 8, 2021 |

In Connecticut, Nanalyze has compiled a list of lab-grown meat companies pursuing exotic foods. The  media and research firm aims to educate its readers about startups going beyond consumer mainstays such as chicken nuggets and ground beef.   First on the list, and arguably the weirdest, is the human meat steak Philadelphia artist and professor […]

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UConn team creates polylactic acid face mask

UConn team creates polylactic acid face mask

January 25, 2021 |

In Connecticut, researchers have invented a reusable and biodegradable face mask made from polylactic acid. Thinh Le, mechanical engineering PhD student at University of Connecticut, tells Daily Campus the masks are made of poly-L lactic acid, “an FDA-approved material [used] in medical applications, which is completely safe and biodegradable.”  Most masks are made from polypropylene […]

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LQM launches new alternative bunker fuels database

LQM launches new alternative bunker fuels database

December 9, 2020 |

In Connecticut, hybrid bunker broker LQM has launched its new alternative bunker fuels database. The ‘LQM Eco-Alternative Fuel’ (L.E.A.F) database – allows users to search 3,000 datapoints of global bunker supply options to discover which alternative fuels are available and where in the run up towards IMO 2030. Available for free to LQM’s subscribers, the […]

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FuelCell Energy resumes production at Torrington facility

FuelCell Energy resumes production at Torrington facility

June 24, 2020 |

In Connecticut, FuelCell Energy, Inc. said that it has resumed manufacturing at its Torrington, CT facility. The Company previously announced that it had temporarily suspended manufacturing activities on March 18, 2020 in light of the COVID-19 outbreak as a proactive and voluntary measure to secure the safety of the Company’s employees and the communities in […]

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