Posts Tagged ‘ biodiesel ’

Greenleaf Biofuels Produces 1 Millionth Gallon of Biodiesel

Dec 6th, 2013 | By

This fuel will primarily be blended into the region’s heating oil supply enabling consumers to heat their homes and businesses with a renewable and American-made product that has been shown to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by up to 88%.

Biodiesel can solve the ethanol debate, supporters say

Jul 18th, 2013 | By

Amid the oil industry’s all-out blitz to kill a government mandate for corn-based ethanol, biodiesel producers say they have a solution that could help everyone involved.

Torrington Has Role in UConn Professor’s Grease Into Fuel Venture

Nov 26th, 2012 | By

A year ago, Richard Parnas had never heard of brown grease: sticky, stinky, remnants of sludge sucked from grease traps at restaurants, bars and commercial kitchens. The glop for years has been considered useless, a common clog-inducer at sewage treatment plants, often burned as costly waste. Parnas immediately saw the potential, one that he hopes

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Westmore Fuel Cuts The Ribbon On New York Biodiesel Facility

Oct 12th, 2012 | By

Westmore Fuel Company Inc. has opened its new biodiesel terminal in Port Chester, N.Y., integrating renewable fuel into both on-road diesel fuel and heating oil. The biodiesel is supplied by Ultra Green Energy Services LLC, which produces the fuel from recycled fat and oil feedstock. For more on this story, visit: Next-Gen Transportation News: Westmore

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Westmore Fuel to hold grand opening of biodiesel fueling terminal |

Oct 10th, 2012 | By

The third-generation, family-owned Westmore Fuel Co. Inc. is scheduled to hold a grand opening ceremony for its new biodiesel and Bioheat fueling terminal Oct. 10 in Port Chester, N.Y. The facility will allow for a greater distribution of biodiesel and Bioheat to Westchester County, Downstate New York, Lower Fairfield County and Connecticut. For more on

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UConn Research Converting Brown Grease To Biodiesel

Aug 11th, 2012 | By

Biodiesel available on the market right now made from yellow oils such as used cooking, soybean and canola oil is a hot commodity. Because of this, prices have skyrocketed (it is now priced comparably to petroleum-based fuel) and it has become more difficult to obtain the oils necessary for manufacturing. A professor of chemical engineering

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Biodiesel plant opens in Bridgeport

Jan 31st, 2012 | By

Bridgeport Biodiesel, which converts used cooking oil into biodiesel, opened in Bridgeport’s West End neighborhood Monday.

CT-based NAGSCO looking at Pennsylvania biodiesel project

Oct 24th, 2011 | By

In Pennsylvania, Connecticut-based NAGSCO Corp. is in talks with Schuylkill County to build the area’s first biodiesel plant.

Canada Requires Two Percent Renewable Diesel Fuel

Feb 15th, 2011 | By

The Canadian government has set a start date of July 1, 2011 for requiring an average of two percent renewable diesel in all diesel fuel sold in Canada. Renewable diesel is defined as a diesel fuel substitute made from renewable materials such as vegetable oil, waste cooking oil, animal fat, fish oil or cellulosic feedstocks

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Bioheat 2011 in the ‘New Normal’ Economy

Jan 3rd, 2011 | By

Michael Devine, of the Earth Energy Alliance, writes that biodiesel is one of the few renewable energy technologies that has made its way out of the lab as a theoretical application, to become a viable renewable energy. Bioheat is ready for primetime distribution and consumer use today.

New York station now offering B5 to fleets

Dec 2nd, 2010 | By

A new fuel station in the New York metro area is now offering B5 to customers. The location, a Sunoco station located in the in the Hunts Point section of the South Bronx, caters primarily to fleet drivers.

Biodiesel Plant Opens In Groton, update from The Day

Aug 29th, 2010 | By

Constitution Biofuels celebrated its grand opening with ribbon-cutting festivities at its Leonard Drive plant in the Airport Industrial Park on Saturday.