Tag: Connecticut

AMCI Acquisition Corp. II and LanzaTech NZ propose business combination

AMCI Acquisition Corp. II and LanzaTech NZ propose business combination

May 10, 2022 |

In Connecticut, AMCI Acquisition Corp. II and LanzaTech NZ, Inc. announced that AMCI has filed a registration statement on Form S-4 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on May 10, 2022 in connection with its proposed business combination with LanzaTech. The combined company is expected to be listed on Nasdaq upon completion of the […]

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“Shave” the planet with bamboo razors from Schick

“Shave” the planet with bamboo razors from Schick

April 18, 2022 |

In Connecticut, razor brand Schick has launched disposable razors that are 70% composed of bamboo appeal to environmentally conscious consumers.  Edgewell Personal Care Co., parent company of Schick, has also increased the sustainability of its packaging by using paper certified by the  Forest Stewardship Council.  By 2030, Edgewell is targeting 100% recyclable, compostable, or reusable […]

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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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