Tag: Connecticut

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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FuelCell Energy begins site construction of California 1.4MW biofuel fuel cell project

FuelCell Energy begins site construction of California 1.4MW biofuel fuel cell project

May 5, 2020 |

In Connecticut, FuelCell Energy, Inc. says the commencement of site construction for its 1.4 megawatt SureSource 1500 biofuels fuel cell project with the City of San Bernardino Municipal Water Department (SBMWD) in California. The project is expected to become commercially operational in December 2020. Key highlights include: The SureSource 1500™ power plant will operate on […]

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Connecticut town invests in FOG biodiesel production as part of wastewater revamp

Connecticut town invests in FOG biodiesel production as part of wastewater revamp

December 26, 2019 |

In Connecticut, local press reports that the city of Danbury is set to become the first in the state to collect FOG from its waste streams as part of a wider $100 million wastewater treatment upgrade, which it expects will allow it to process enough fats to produce 250,000 gallons of biodiesel in its first […]

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American GreenFuels’ biodiesel secures certification for recycled content and byproduct synergy

American GreenFuels’ biodiesel secures certification for recycled content and byproduct synergy

November 21, 2019 |

In Connecticut, American GreenFuels, LLC announced that its certified biodiesel product has achieved two UL Environmental Claim Validations: (1) Recycled Content – Biodiesel produced by American GreenFuels, LLC contains an average of 42% post-consumer recycled content, and, (2) Byproduct Synergy – Biodiesel produced by American GreenFuels, LLC contains an average of 46% by-product synergy feedstock […]

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SVPGlobal closes on White Energy’s Russell, Kansas ethanol business

SVPGlobal closes on White Energy’s Russell, Kansas ethanol business

April 1, 2019 |

In Connecticut, Strategic Value Partners Global announced that it has officially closed on its purchase of White Energy’s food ingredient and ethanol business in Russell, KS. The sale includes two integrated plants — the largest vital wheat gluten manufacturing facility in North America and one of the nation’s most cost-efficient ethanol production facilities. SVPGlobal will […]

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American GreenFuels launches “You Are What You Heat” campaign

American GreenFuels launches “You Are What You Heat” campaign

December 19, 2018 |

In Connecticut, American GreenFuels recently launched its “You Are What You Heat” campaign, which is dedicated to educate consumers about the option to heat their home with Bioheat® heating oil, utilizing certified biodiesel produced by American GreenFuels. American GreenFuels’ biodiesel is a renewable, cleaner-burning alternative to diesel fuel that reduces dependence on foreign oil, creates […]

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REA successful in demoing biodiesel production from brown FOG

REA successful in demoing biodiesel production from brown FOG

October 16, 2018 |

In Connecticut, REA Resource Recovery Systems has teamed with the University of Connecticut to produce biodiesel from brown FOG collected from the Greater New Haven Water Pollution Control Authority. The company demoed its technology to the governor last month. Previously, the company developed technology to use yellow grease as feedstock but sought a solution to […]

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Bridgeport Biodiesel seeks investor or buyer

Bridgeport Biodiesel seeks investor or buyer

June 28, 2018 |

In Connecticut, Bridgeport Biodiesel 2 LLC, a fully permitted, commercial-scale biodiesel refinery with a capacity of 13 MMgy, has retained Equity Partners HG to find an investor or buyer for the company. Bridgeport is one of only four commercial-scale biodiesel refineries in New England, and is the closest biodiesel plant to the largest mandated market (New […]

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UConn researchers look at camelina genes and impacts on related plant species

UConn researchers look at camelina genes and impacts on related plant species

July 14, 2016 |

In Connecticut, researchers at the University of Connecticut supported by a grant from the Biotechnology Risk Assessment Grant Program, an initiative of the USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture, are gathering information about Camelina sativa, an oilseed crop that has never been grown commercially in Connecticut. Camelina has been subject to genetic modification to […]

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Kolmar Americas buys Greenleaf Biofuels boosting hopes for biodiesel investment

Kolmar Americas buys Greenleaf Biofuels boosting hopes for biodiesel investment

January 5, 2016 |

In Connecticut, Kolmar Americas has purchased the 15 million gallon Greenleaf Biofuels LLC facility in New Haven, the trading company’s first ever asset and the largest biodiesel producer in New England. Before purchasing what is now known as American GreenFuels LLC, Kolmar had a tolling agreement with the plant. Between the reinstatement of the biodiesel […]

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