Tag: Connecticut

Maas Companies to auction surplus biodiesel process equipment for Biodiesel One

Maas Companies to auction surplus biodiesel process equipment for Biodiesel One

November 11, 2015 |

In Connecticut, Maas Companies will auction surplus biodiesel process equipment for Biodiesel One Ltd. via a timed online auction ending Dec. 3 for piecemeal offers and Dec. 4 for entirety offers. The equipment is located at 102 West Center Street in Southington, Connecticut. Maas Companies sells specialized assets including ethanol and biodiesel plants and equipment […]

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UConn researcher identifies mutant plant that offers insight into how plants produce cell walls

UConn researcher identifies mutant plant that offers insight into how plants produce cell walls

September 18, 2015 |

In Connecticut, a UConn researcher has identified a mutant plant that offers insight into how plants produce cell walls, which may ultimately reap applications for agricultural productivity and biofuel production. Developing mutant plants is a common procedure for genetic researchers who want to learn about the activity of genes that are sequenced but whose functions are […]

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Connecticut legislators attend briefing on hydrogen and fuel cell technology

Connecticut legislators attend briefing on hydrogen and fuel cell technology

April 20, 2015 |

In Connecticut, a briefing for Connecticut state legislators about hydrogen and fuel cell technology was led by the Connecticut Hydrogen Fuel Cell Coalition (CHFCC) and Northeast Electrochemical Energy Storage Cluster (NEESC), both administered by Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Inc. (CCAT). The briefing, held April 9, focused on measures to improve energy reliability, increase environmental protection, […]

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Wilks introduces analyzers developed for measuring ASTM D7861

Wilks introduces analyzers developed for measuring ASTM D7861

April 13, 2015 |

In Connecticut, the newly introduced ASTM D7861 technique along with Wilks’ InfraSpec analyzers now helps users avoid lengthy delays waiting for laboratory outputs, with immediate on-site testing and results. The Wilks InfraSpec analyzer was specifically developed to confirm the ASTM D7861 technique, and therefore has become the industry standard for on-site measurement of Fatty Acid […]

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UConn researchers demonstrate hemp as viable biodiesel feedstock

UConn researchers demonstrate hemp as viable biodiesel feedstock

December 11, 2014 |

In Connecticut, researchers at UConn have found that the fiber crop Cannabis sativa, known as industrial hemp, has properties that make it viable and even attractive as a raw material, or feedstock, for producing biodiesel. The plant’s ability to grow in infertile soils also reduces the need to grow it on primary croplands, which can […]

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Tri-State Biodiesel project in Connecticut breaks ground

Tri-State Biodiesel project in Connecticut breaks ground

October 27, 2014 |

In Connecticut, Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch hosted a groundbreaking celebration on Friday to mark the construction of a new manufacturing and distribution facility for Tri-State Biodiesel in the city. The Tri-State Biodiesel project is part of a significant green investment into the Bridgeport Eco-Industrial Park that supports the creation of new “green collar” jobs. Tri-State […]

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Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Association (FCHEA) launches new website

Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Association (FCHEA) launches new website

September 15, 2014 |

In Connecticut, The Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Association (FCHEA) launched its new website to help the public understand the many benefits of fuel cell technology.  The website – www.fchea.org –  reflects the industry’s continued commitment to educate consumers, policy makers, and others through the internet and digital media, as well as public forums and traditional communications. The […]

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ClearStak receives patent for emission reducing catalytic converter for biofuels broilers

ClearStak receives patent for emission reducing catalytic converter for biofuels broilers

August 24, 2014 |

In Connecticut, ClearStak has received a patent for its Intelligently-Controlled Catalytic Converter for Biofuel-Fired Boiler. The technology pre-heats a catalyst to reduce emissions for starting and reloading fuel in both batch and continuous-fed appliances and systems. Clearstak, an environmental services company dedicated to controlling biomass combustion to reduce emissions, has been working with several manufacturers […]

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CCAT gets USDA grant for second phase of biofuels facility feasibility study

CCAT gets USDA grant for second phase of biofuels facility feasibility study

August 13, 2014 |

In Connecticut, Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Inc. (CCAT), a non-profit economic development organization based in East Hartford, Conn., was awarded a Rural Business Enterprise Grant (RBEG) to work on Phase II of a project that will determine the feasibility of implementing an alternative fuels facility in rural north-central Connecticut. USDA Rural Development provided $53,000 […]

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Small-scale biodiesel plant and co-gen system to be auctioned online June 19

Small-scale biodiesel plant and co-gen system to be auctioned online June 19

May 19, 2014 |

In Connecticut, Maas Companies will auction a surplus 1.5 million-gallon-per-year biodiesel equipment package and a 250 kilowatt Cat Generator/Cogen System Thursday, June 19 via a timed online auction ending at 5 p.m. EDT. The equipment is surplus to BioPur & BioPur Light & Power, a leader in renewable energy. BioPur Inc. opened the first commercial, […]

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