Empire Diversified Energy

Empire Diversified Energy Included in ARCH2’s DOE Funding for Hydrogen Projects

Empire Diversified Energy, Inc. announced  its Anaerobic Digester project in Follansbee, Brooke County, West Virginia will receive funding via Empire’s inclusion in the Appalachian Regional Clean Hydrogen Hub (ARCH2). U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced last week that ARCH2 was selected as one of seven hydrogen hub projects nationwide to receive funding from DOE’s Office of Clean Energy Demonstrations (OCED). Specifically, the ARCH2 consortium is scheduled to receive up to $925 million to advance the development of hydrogen projects in West Virginia, Ohio, western Pennsylvania, and Kentucky. Empire’s wholly owned subsidiary, Empire Green Generation, LLC, will oversee the Anaerobic Digester project.

Empire Diversified Energy is a fully integrated company offering recycling, logistics, energy production, and remediation services, helping to promote a safer and more sustainable environment

Empire Diversified Energy’s goal is to develop the largest ESG inland river port terminal in the U.S.A. along with a portfolio of “green” oriented recycling plants as well as logistics and storage facilities at the Port of West Virginia. The Empire Riverfront Industrial Complex consists of 900 acres and includes nearly 8,000 feet of river frontage and five miles of company-owned rail, and on-site barge and truck access in Follansbee, WV. Strategically located to serve the Midwestern U.S.

Empire Diversified Energy has proven and demonstrated experience in helping to shape the green environment and continues to transform and grow through energy production, manufacturing, and other further development at the Port of West Virginia.

Visit The Port of West Virginia

Located on the Ohio River in Brooke County in West Virginia’s Northern Panhandle.

Current Project

The company is seeking to acquire, invest, and expand several energy transportation facilities throughout the Midwest.

Trimodal Terminal and GoGreen American Recycling

The company acquired a majority equity interest in Trimodal Terminal and GoGreen American Recycling in Weirton, WV.

Empire Go Green will provide:

  • Barge Loading Facility
  • Real Estate and Development Properties
  • Water Truck Loading Facility
  • LNG/LPG (liquid natural gas) Storage and Transportation Facilities

Infrastructure & Material Transfer

The site currently has rail and barge infrastructure for material transfer to and from trucks. Current and future tenants at this site can arrange for the use of Empire Diversified Energy barge facility, rail spurs, and truck scale. All businesses at Empire have access on a fee-per-use basis to our barge facility, rail lines, and truck scale. Crane services can be arranged through a third party that is located on the site.

The company is currently in negotiations with major international companies to build underground natural gas loading and storage facilities at the site.


Follansbee Steel Site

Koppers Facility in Follansbee, West Virginia