Tag: pennsylvania

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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NSF grant helps Penn State researchers see how duckweed can limit nutrient pollution

NSF grant helps Penn State researchers see how duckweed can limit nutrient pollution

December 2, 2020 |

In Pennsylvania, with a $1.7 million grant from the National Science Foundation, Penn State researchers will investigate how duckweed could be grown on Pennsylvania farms to limit nutrient pollution into the Chesapeake Bay. Duckweed, a tiny plant resembling a lily pad, grows rapidly in water with elevated levels of nitrogen and phosphorus, often the result […]

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EPA awards up to $5.5M for clean diesel projects including to NBB

EPA awards up to $5.5M for clean diesel projects including to NBB

October 21, 2020 |

In Pennsylvania, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded up to $5.5 million in clean diesel funding to the Mid-Atlantic Region organizations to support their clean diesel programs and projects to reduce emissions. The organizations include the Mid-Atlantic Regional Air Management Association, Inc. (MARAMA), for a $1.7 million award, the Virginia Port Authority for a […]

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