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Tweet One of biofuels’ most-celebrated technologies makes a change at the top; the struggle to raise capital dogs a high-profile biofuels star. A new chapter is underway at LS9 with the appointment of Tjerk de Ruiter — the former CEO of Genencor — as president and CEO. It’s not wholly unexpected. Four weeks ago in Top [...]
Tweet In Massachusetts, Qteros is looking to raise $3m to $5m to redevelop its technology with the Q microbe, at a much smaller scale, employing 12 people. Potential customers for the reborn company would include paper mills and sugarcane ethanol operations. Said William Rosenberg, executive director of the UMass Commercial Ventures and Intellectual Property office, [...]
Tweet In Massachusetts, assets from a closed Chicopee fermentation facility belonging to biofuel company, Qteros Inc., will be auctioned for liquidation. The plant was officially closed in January after cutting most of its 40-person workforce in November 2011.
50 Hottest Companies in Bioenergy, 30 Hottest Companies in Renewable Chemicals and Biobased Materials; voting opens
Tweet The annual rankings competition opens up for the hottest companies in the sector; who will be #1 – who will get your vote? New annual Biofuels Databook published for selectors; voting by Twitter introduced this year. In Florida, Biofuels Digest announced the official opening of voting for the 2012-13 50 Hottest Companies in Bioenergy [...]
Tweet Closely-watched green gasoline producer collapses as Waste Management declines next financing round. What does it mean for companies like Fulcrum Bioenergy, Enerkem, Agilyx, Agnion, Renmatix, Genomatica, and InEnTec? The Digest looks at the inside story. In Texas, Terrabon filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection; the company’s operations will cease and a trustee will be [...]
Tweet Codexis expects to lose all of Shell funding, win freedom to operate globally (excepting Brazil). Pyrrhic victory or the necessary price of freedom? In California, Codexis (CDXS) announced that it expects to obtain rights from Shell to market its CodeXyme cellulase enzymes to other cellulosic biofuels developers, (excluding Brazil) and that Shell will discontinue [...]
Tweet Nothing new under the sun? Potrzebie! These biofuels feedstocks set records for ingenuity, sheer craziness and a liberal dose of “what, me worry?” Most of the stories we write at the Digest on the subject of biofuels feedstocks fall into the well-established realms of normal. But every once in a while, a feedstock emerges that [...]
Tweet In Massachusetts, Qteros has closed its Chicopee fermentation facility. “The company has made significant advancement in the technology, but there are always these issues of continuing the flow of investment funds,” she said.,” said Susan Leschine, whose research founded the company, told MassLive.com. According to reports, the company’s offices have been locked, and have [...]
Tweet BP to showcase capabilities in low-carbon fuels at 2012 London Olympics. BP Biofuels chief Phil New outlines the BP’s path towards “getting biofuels right”. “6 percent of the entire BP workforce is now working in biofuels,” noted BP Biofuels chief Phil New, in describing the company’s commitment to what he has termed for a [...]
Tweet It’s that holiday time, time to look-back with misty eyes at the glories of yesteryear. In our case, at the 11 Hottest Trends of 2011, in what proved to be a vintage year for biofuels. There were IPOs a go-go, a big comeback from biodiesel. The global ethanol fleet has acquired new popularity amongst [...]