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Hottest Companies: Cosan

Voting for Cosan in the Hot 50 or Hot 30 Rankings You can vote on the web for this company in the 50 Hottest Companies in Bioenergy or the 30 Hottest Companies in Biobased Chemicals and Materials — by clicking on the icons above to “Like” or “Tweet” this page. Any web votes you record […]

August 25, 2013 More

Cosan profits tumble

In Brazil, Cosan reported net profits for their second quarter fell from BRL251.5 million a year ago to BRL63.2 million. Cosan is quoted as stating, “The net financial result on the period presented a net expense of BRL393.6 million compared to a net revenue of BRL86.4 million in the year ago period (a negative net […]

November 11, 2011 More

Raizen (Shell, Cosan) vs Abengoa Bioenergy: Who's the Best?

Background: This is a first round, International Regional match-up between #3 seed Raizen and #14 seed Abengoa Bioenergy in the 2011 Transformative Technologies tourney, from Biofuels Digest. Voting: Open to all Biofuels Digest subscribers. Voting links are in the Biofuels Digest daily newsletter. To subscribe (free), visit here. The winner gets: Most votes advances to […]

August 14, 2011 More

Cosan, Amyris launch Novvi JV

In California, Cosan and Amyris announced a Joint Venture Implementation Agreement as the final step toward the commencement of operations in Novvi, which will develop, produce and commercialize renewable base oils made from Biofene, Amyris’s renewable farnesene. Novvi plans to commercialize a line of synthetic, renewable base oils for the lubricants market, comparable to Group […]

June 14, 2011 More

Shell, Cosan close $12B JV – Iogen, Codexis holdings transferred to Raizen

In Brazil, Shell and Cosan closed on their USD $12 billion joint venture to create Raízen, one of the world’s largest ethanol companies with over 2 billion liters annual production capacity, a retail network of 4,500 fuel stations, 24 sugar mills and an installed capacity of 900MW of electric energy from sugar cane bagasse. Globally […]

June 3, 2011 More

Top Biofuels Tweets: "US Brazil Biofuels Talk Helps Cosan."

SustainableNet: Corn, soybean prices: Has mission been accomplished? – Southeast Farm Press FZbrazil: US Brazil Biofuels Talk Helps Cosan, But India Could Change That (brazilsun.com) NavalEnergy: The Great Green Fleet actionaidrwanda: Biofuels are produced by agribusiness, intensively, on a massive scale, on monoculture plantations and usually for export in poor countries.

March 23, 2011 | 0 Comments More

Cosan-Shell JV – Raizen – expected to create up to $2B in synergies

In Brazil, Cosan says it expects its JV with Shell—called Raizen—to create synergies of up to $2 billion. Raizen will boost sugarcane-crushing capacity to 100 million metric tons a year from current output of 60 million tons. Ethanol production is expected to more than double over the next five years to five billion liters a […]

March 3, 2011 | 0 Comments More

Cosan, Shell to raise ethanol output to 1.3B gallons by 2016

In Brazil, Cosan and Shell plant to jointly double Cosan’s sugarcane production over the next five years to 100 million metric tons with ethanol production also doubling to 5 billion liters. The project doesn’t yet have a price tag but Cosan expects to float bonds overseas to fund the expansion. More on the story.

February 15, 2011 | 0 Comments More

Cosan earnings fall 83 percent on sugar harvest shortfall

In Brazil, Reuters is reporting that Brazil’s Cosan, sugar and ethanol producer’s net income fell a full 83% for the quarter ending December 31.  The main contributing factor was the increase cost of sugar due to crops being smaller and not able to keep up with demand.  Unusually dry weather in Brazil during 2010 led […]

February 11, 2011 | 0 Comments More

Cosan to acquire Zanin Acucar e Alcool for $224.7M

In Brazil, Reuters is reporting that Cosan (CZZ.N) will acquire the Zanin Acucar e Alcool sugar and ethanol mill for 378.6 million reais ($224.7 million), including a combination of cash and debt. The acquisition price includes 142 million reais ($84.3M) in cash and the assumption of 236.6 million reais ($160.4M) in debt. The Zanin deal […]

January 10, 2011 | 0 Comments More