Posts Tagged ‘ Clean Energy ’

Event: Green Economy Topic Of Green Market Exposition Tomorrow — Oct. 21 — See You There!

Oct 20th, 2009 | By

BRIDGEPORT, CT – Bridgeport’s emerging green collar economy will be the topic of discussion during the Green Market Exposition taking place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., tomorrow, Wednesday, Oct. 21, at the Barnum Museum, 820 Main St., Bridgeport.  http://www.greenmarketexposition. org SEE YOU THERE!!! The Green Market Exposition will look at local sustainability and feature

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Big Oil Invests in Biofuels – WSJ.com

Oct 19th, 2009 | By

The biofuels industry, hit hard by the global credit crunch, is getting a shot in the arm from a new source–the oil majors. Among the oil companies, BP PLC and Royal Dutch Shell PLC have been the most active investors in the sector. But it’s even beginning to attract more-conservative companies like Exxon Mobil Corp.,

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Biofuels meet EU CO2 target but gains vary: study | Reuters

Oct 12th, 2009 | By

PARIS (Reuters) – The current generation of biofuels meets a European target for cutting carbon dioxide emissions but its performance varies widely depending on the crop and production process used, an official French study has shown. via Biofuels meet EU CO2 target but gains vary: study | Reuters.



Ultra Green adds NY terminals – Biodiesel Magazine

Sep 29th, 2009 | By

Chicago-based Ultra Green Energy Services LLC announced the addition of two terminals to its expanding New York network. “Our long term customers have joined with UGES to exclusively store, blend, and sell Ultra Green Biodiesel at their terminals,” said Michael Cooper, vice president and director of sales and trading. “We welcome Burt’s Reliable in Southold,

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BioPur, a CT-based producer of biodiesel powers CL&P

Sep 28th, 2009 | By

Connecticut biodiesel producer BioPur will commission its new waste cooking oil power station in Bethlehem, generating 225 KW of power from a three-tank system using 18.2 gallons of biodiesel per KWh. The company said that it intends not only to produce power but collect data from the project to improve future use of biodiesel for

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Biofuels Not So Friendly to Gulf of Mexico — Service 2009 (921): 2 — ScienceNOW

Sep 22nd, 2009 | By

The push to ramp up biofuel production may reduce oil imports, but it’s likely to come at a high environmental cost: It will boost the size of the Gulf of Mexico’s dead zone, a huge swath so depleted of oxygen that almost nothing can live there, according to a new analysis reported in the October

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Business: Stamford selects Nexterra to develop biomass gasification system for municipal wastewater treatment facility

Sep 10th, 2009 | By

VANCOUVER, PRNewswire — Nexterra Systems Corp., a supplier of biomass gasification solutions announced that it has been selected by the City of Stamford, Connecticut to develop a biomass gasification system for the Stamford Water Pollution Control Authority (SWPCA). The energy system will supply Stamford with clean renewable thermal energy that will reduce Stamford’s fuel costs

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Governor Paterson announces $28 million in federal funds for alternative fuel transportation projects – WIVT/WBGH Newschannel34

Sep 1st, 2009 | By

Governor David A. Paterson has announced the award of two U.S. Department of Energy grants totaling more than $28 million that will assist school districts, local governments, public universities, and private businesses in purchasing clean fuel and alternative fuel vehicles and associated infrastructure. via Governor Paterson announces $28 million in federal funds for alternative fuel

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Clean energy group gets $28M in stimulus funds, matching grants – The New Haven Register

Sep 1st, 2009 | By

The Greater New Haven Clean Cities Coalition — a New Haven-area group that works with the U.S. Department of Energy and local governments and businesses to promote alternative fuel uses — said Monday that $13.1 million it has received in federal stimulus money is a major milestone for the state. via Clean energy group gets

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U.S. Biofuel Boom Running on Empty – WSJ.com

Aug 27th, 2009 | By

Two-thirds of U.S. biodiesel production capacity now sits unused, reports the National Biodiesel Board. Biodiesel, a crucial part of government efforts to develop alternative fuels for trucks and factories, has been hit hard by the recession and falling oil prices. via U.S. Biofuel Boom Running on Empty – WSJ.com.



Business: Connecticut company plans to produce low-cost cellulosic ethanol – Ethanol Producer Magazine

Aug 20th, 2009 | By

Connecticut company plans to produce low-cost cellulosic ethanol – Ethanol Producer Magazine: “Connecticut-based American Energy Enterprises Inc. plans to construct a commercial-scale ethanol production facility in New Milford, Conn., and according to company chairman Christopher Brown, will use wood waste to produce ethanol at a cost of 80 cents to 85 cents per gallon.” Provided

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Business: A New Test for Business and Biofuel – NYTimes.com

Aug 17th, 2009 | By

A New Test for Business and Biofuel – NYTimes.com: “With the twin goals of making fuel from algae and reducing emissions of heat-trapping gases, a start-up company called Solix Biofuels co-founded by a Colorado State University professor recently introduced a strain of algae that loves carbon dioxide into a water tank next to a natural

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Business: Forest may fuel Vail’s future | VailDaily.com

Aug 1st, 2009 | By

Forest may fuel Vail's future | VailDaily.com: “VAIL, Colorado — A Connecticut company is developing plans for a biomass plant in Vail that could use pine-beetle-killed trees to create energy. Hayden Cary and King Co. of Darien, Conn., is seeking a $30 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to fund the plan.” Provided

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Biofuel Maker A First For These Parts | TheDay.com

Jul 26th, 2009 | By

Biofuel Maker A First For These Parts | TheDay.com: “Renee and Douglas Dickey are launching a biofuel manufacturing facility. Constitution Biofuel LLC is located in Groton. The fuel is made from used vegetable oil and fats collected from local restaurants.” Provided by www.CTEnvironmentalHeadlines.com



‘Veggie Bus’ a model of sustainability – The Connecticut Post Online

Jul 25th, 2009 | By

'Veggie Bus' a model of sustainability – The Connecticut Post Online: “Glen Friedman, who graduated from Staples High School this year and plans to major in engineering at Stony Brook University, recently purchased a 1987 International school bus with a Bluebird body and converted the bus’ fuel system to run on vegetable oil. The converted

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EU biodiesel production grows, UK meets sustainability goals – Biodiesel Magazine

Jul 23rd, 2009 | By

EU biodiesel production grows, UK meets sustainability goals – Biodiesel Magazine: “The European Biodiesel Board released figures showing the European Union biodiesel productiontotaled 7.7 million metric tons (approximately 3 billion gallons) in 2008, comprising 78 percent of the biofuels consumed in the EU. The EBB estimates the EU is responsible for 65 percent of the

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Event: Collective Biodiesel Conference begins July 31 – Biodiesel Magazine

Jul 23rd, 2009 | By

Collective Biodiesel Conference begins July 31 – Biodiesel Magazine: “The 2009 Collective Biodiesel Conference, dubbed “the national conference for home brewers,” will be held July 31 through Aug. 2 at American University in Washington, D.C. To register or to view the agenda, visit www.collectivebiodiesel.org. “ Provided by www.CTEnvironmentalHeadlines.com



Biofuel Fraud Case Could Leave the EPA Running on Fumes| Scientific American via Environmental News Bits

Jul 23rd, 2009 | By

Biofuel Fraud Case Could Leave the EPA Running on Fumes| Scientific American via Environmental News Bits: “After a jury ordered a leading cellulosic biofuel company to pony up millions for defrauding investors, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will likely come in 60 million gallons shy of its 100 million gallon target next year.” Provided by

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Region: Biomass: On the Learning Curve | The Valley Advocate

Jul 14th, 2009 | By

News – Biomass: On the Learning Curve | The Valley Advocate: “Without much of a track record, the biomass industry polishes its pitch in Greenfield, Massachusetts.” Provided by www.CTEnvironmentalHeadlines.com



Exxon to Invest Millions to Make Fuel From Algae – NYTimes.com

Jul 14th, 2009 | By

Exxon to Invest Millions to Make Fuel From Algae – NYTimes.com: “On Tuesday, Exxon plans to announce an investment of $600 million in producing liquid transportation fuels from algae — organisms in water that range from pond scum to seaweed. The biofuel effort involves a partnership with Synthetic Genomics, a biotechnology company founded by the

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