Tag: Connecticut

Aviation biofuel, biodiesel and heating oil may be viable at CT airport

Aviation biofuel, biodiesel and heating oil may be viable at CT airport

April 15, 2014 |

In Connecticut, a study funded by the USDA shows that it may be viable to produce aviation biofuel, biodiesel and heating oil from municipal waste and biomass around Bradley International Airport. The year-long study started in June and will now look to developing a business plan after all the data has been gathered.

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FuelCell Energy receives $2.8M continuation of DOE award

FuelCell Energy receives $2.8M continuation of DOE award

March 9, 2014 |

In Connecticut, FuelCell Energy announced a $2.8 million continuation of an award from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Manufacturing Office to showcase the tri-generation capabilities of a Direct FuelCell (DFC) power plant for industrial applications. Versatile DFC power plants can provide hydrogen at the point of use in addition to ultra-clean electricity and usable […]

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Lifecycle Renewables gets new distributor and field service agent

Lifecycle Renewables gets new distributor and field service agent

January 7, 2014 |

In Connecticut, Lifecycle Renewables has teamed with Etter Engineering for the latter to market Lifecycle’s heating oil produced from used cooking oil. The company will also act as a field service agent for clients of the heating oil, known as LR100.  The fuel is targeted at customers who don’t want to take on the upfront […]

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Greenleaf Biofuels pass 2 millionth gallon of biodiesel milestone

Greenleaf Biofuels pass 2 millionth gallon of biodiesel milestone

December 5, 2013 |

In Connecticut, Greenleaf Biofuels says that as of October 31, 2013, the Company produced its 1 millionth gallon of biodiesel. In commercial production at its New Haven Terminal location since this summer, reaching this milestone was a key goal for the Company and for the biofuel industry in Connecticut and New England. This fuel will […]

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UConn professors trialing brown grease to biodiesel technology

UConn professors trialing brown grease to biodiesel technology

November 28, 2013 |

In Connecticut, technology developed by an assistant professor at the University of Connecticut is being installed at the Water Pollution Control Facility in Torrington to turn fats, oils and greases into biodiesel. The facility collected over a million gallons of brown grease last year, meaning that if the pilot is successful, it could be replicated […]

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Greenleaf Biodiesel starts production in New Haven Harbor

Greenleaf Biodiesel starts production in New Haven Harbor

February 20, 2013 |

In Connecticut, biodiesel production has begun at the Greenleaf biodiesel plant in New Haven located within the fuel storage tank farm of New Haven Harbor, which will have 10 million gallons of production annually when fully online. The facility will process waste cooking oil from Boston to New York with the intention of supplying both […]

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UConn professor takes brown grease technology to market

UConn professor takes brown grease technology to market

August 7, 2012 |

In Connecticut, A UConn researcher has teamed with partners to launch RPM Sustainable Technologies that will focus on biodiesel production from brown grease and will launch an operational prototype at the wastewater treatment plant in Torrington in the next few months. Other wastewater treatment plants in the state have indicated interest in setting up production […]

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Greenleaf Biofuels ready for September biodiesel opening in Connecticut

Greenleaf Biofuels ready for September biodiesel opening in Connecticut

June 29, 2012 |

In Connecticut, the 10 million gallons Greenleaf Biofuels biodiesel plant is expected to be commissioned and operation by September, said company officials as they hosted numerous local and state legislators on a tour of the 8,600 square foot building. The plant, which will utilize waste cooking oil and other recycled fats and oils, intends to […]

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