Tag: pennsylvania

UGI enters into 15-year agreement with Vertimass to build US and EU projects

UGI enters into 15-year agreement with Vertimass to build US and EU projects

January 5, 2022 |

In Pennsylvania, UGI Corporation has entered into a 15-year agreement with California-based technology developer, Vertimass, to utilize their catalytic technology to produce renewable fuels from renewable-ethanol in the U.S. and Europe. The agreement centers on the development of production facilities using Vertimass’ catalytic technology to convert renewable ethanol into renewable-propane and sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). […]

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Penn State researchers secure NSF grant to study unintended consequences of decarbonization

Penn State researchers secure NSF grant to study unintended consequences of decarbonization

September 30, 2021 |

In Pennsylvania, controlling carbon release into the atmosphere will reduce carbon dioxide and slow global warming, but could there be unintended consequences for human health? Now, thanks to a three-year grant of about $400,000 from the National Science Foundation, researchers at Penn State will investigate potential positives and negatives of decarbonization. The researchers aim to […]

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New Energy Blue to build corn-based biorefinery in Iowa

New Energy Blue to build corn-based biorefinery in Iowa

July 20, 2021 |

In Pennsylvania, New Energy Blue announced its planned construction in Iowa of a biomass refinery designed to produce renewable carbon-negative automotive fuel, which replaces gasoline. The company is developing New Energy Freedom biomass refinery on a 155-acre site near Mason City, Iowa. 275,000 tons of crop residue (cornstalks and wheat straw) will be locally sourced, […]

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Delta Air Lines stopped buying RINs as prices soar in hopes of securing waiver

Delta Air Lines stopped buying RINs as prices soar in hopes of securing waiver

May 26, 2021 |

In Pennsylvania, Reuters reports that Delta Air Lines has stopped buying RINs despite its growing $346 million liability for Monroe Energy—double its 2020 RIN purchase—because prices for credits are soaring and it hopes it can convince the Biden Administration to reduce its obligations. Merchant refiners like Monroe and others are seeking a temporary waiver form […]

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Montauk Renewables acquires NC tech company to boost waste processing capacity

Montauk Renewables acquires NC tech company to boost waste processing capacity

May 12, 2021 |

In Pennsylvania, Montauk Renewables, Inc. has acquired privately-held NR3, LLC, (NR3) a pioneering environmental technology and renewable energy company, based in Greensboro, NC, that specializes in the recovery, refining, and recycling of natural resources from the waste streams of modern agriculture.  Montauk, historically focused on the environmental compliance and recovery of methane from landfills, commissioned […]

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Montauk Renewables to sell part of its RNG to Iogen for sale to EU market

Montauk Renewables to sell part of its RNG to Iogen for sale to EU market

May 11, 2021 |

In Pennsylvania, Montauk Renewables, Inc. has signed an agreement to sell a portion of its Renewable Natural Gas production as a feedstock to make fuel for the European market. Beginning July 2021, the Company will sell approximately 900,000 MMBtu annually of is production, currently monetized under an expiring domestic floor-price agreement, to Iogen RC Fuels, […]

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Trinseo and ETB team on scaling up ethanol-based 1,3-butadiene

Trinseo and ETB team on scaling up ethanol-based 1,3-butadiene

May 3, 2021 |

In Pennsylvania, Trinseo and ETB have signed a letter of intent to collaborate on the development of purified bio-based 1,3-butadiene. This will see the two companies combine their respective technology and process expertise to accelerate the development of viable, renewably sourced material solutions.  Under the partnership, the companies will jointly explore opportunities to scale up […]

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Partnership announced to promote bioLPG

Partnership announced to promote bioLPG

February 3, 2021 |

In Pennsylvania, UGI International announced a new supply and development partnership with Ekobenz, a Polish technology specialist in catalytic conversion of bioethanol to bio-gasoline and bioLPG. Per the terms of the agreement, UGI International has secured the exclusive rights to Ekobenz’ supply of bioLPG, a renewable form of propane-butane produced from advanced bioethanol. The primary […]

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Pennsylvania company scores $2M grant to support cellulosic biofuel production

Pennsylvania company scores $2M grant to support cellulosic biofuel production

December 29, 2020 |

In Pennsylvania, Crawford Advanced Materials, LLC, comprised of both Homeland Fuels Company and Crawford Renewable Energy, was awarded $2 million in Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) funds to develop a biodiesel facility within the Keystone Regional Industrial Park in Crawford County. The project will include the construction of site access driveways and parking areas, water […]

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Popular cosmetics applicator gets a green makeover

Popular cosmetics applicator gets a green makeover

December 28, 2020 |

In Pennsylvania, a blockbuster beauty product for applying flawless foundation is set to launch a plant-based version. Beautyblender, a now-ubiquitous egg-shaped sponge introduced by makeup artist Rea Ann Silva in 2003 and popularized by the Kardashians and other makeup gurus, will soon introduce a Bio Pure version made with 60% plant-based materials. The switch is […]

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