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Gevo teams with Lufthansa to test aviation biofuel

In Colorado, Gevo announced that it has come to an agreement with Lufthansa to evaluate Gevo’s renewable jet fuel with the goal of approving Gevo’s alcohol-to-jet fuel (ATJ) for commercial aviation use. Lufthansa’s testing is being supported through work with the European Commission.

April 23, 2014 More

Gevo inserts “going concern” statement in annual report

In Colorado, Gevo filed its 10-K annual report with the SEC. Excepts are as follows: “For the year ended December 31, 2013, we incurred a consolidated net loss of $66.8 million and had an accumulated deficit of $262.2 million. From inception to December 31, 2013, we have incurred significant net losses and have funded our […]

April 15, 2014 More

Gevolution 2014: Gevo’s forward progress, and some side-by-side

As Gevo reports its 4Q results and adds back some ethanol production, we look at the short-term gains and the long-term implications. Why ethanol, why now — what’s the latest news mean from this signature advanced biofuels and chemicals venture? This week, Gevo reported its year-end results, generally in line with expectations, with a $0.35 […]

March 27, 2014 More

Gevo must prove commercial production, assert Cowen & Co analysts

In New York, Cowen & Co analysts Rob Stone and James Medvedeff wrote that, in the case of Gevo and its upcoming earnings announce, the “Need for commercialization progress trumps Licensing LOIs, minor legal setback.” The analysts wrote that “A nascent licensing model would enable high margin revenue with minimal capital outlay. However, we believe […]

March 23, 2014 More

Gevo: Transformative Technologies 2014 nominee, “Plant or integrated biorefinery”

This is the official Transformative Technologies 2014 nominee page for Gevo, nominated in the “Plant or integrated biorefinery” category for its Luverne, MN project. Voting Rules All voting is exclusively via social media this year. To vote, simply click on the Tweet, Like or Share link in on this page. Each tweet, like or share will […]

March 10, 2014 More

Gevo: Transformative Technologies 2014 nominee, “Transformative molecule (biobased chemical)”

This is the official Transformative Technologies 2014 nominee page for Gevo, nominated in the “Transformative molecule (biobased chemical)” category for its GIFT isobutanol technology. Voting Rules All voting is exclusively via social media this year. To vote, simply click on the Tweet, Like or Share link in on this page. Each tweet, like or share will […]

March 10, 2014 More

Porta Hnos SA signs exclusive agreement for Gevo technology

In Argentina, Porta Hnos SA has signed an agreement with Gevo to license their GIFT technology for producing renewable isobutanol. The agreement, which gives Porta Hnos exclusive rights for the technology in Argentina, will help the company as they expand into two additional ethanol plants for 2014. Porta currently runs two 250 m3/day ethanol plants. […]

March 9, 2014 More

Federal judge sends Butamax/Gevo spat back to district court

In New York state, a federal judge has reversed an earlier appeals court ruling saying that Gevo has not infringed Butamax’s patents. The case has been remanded by to district court, where Butamax says it is looking forward to the trial. Delaware district court and the Federal Circuit courts disagreed on the value of a […]

February 20, 2014 More

Federal Circuit changes claim construction in Butamax v Gevo

In Delaware, Butamax Advanced Biofuels announced that a US Federal Circuit panel ruled that the District Court’s narrow interpretation of Butamax’s patents “was in error in the Butamax v Gevo fight.” The Delaware district court’s claim construction of Butamax’s KARI was “an enzyme known by the EC number 1.1.1.86 that catalyzes the conversion of acetolactate […]

February 20, 2014 More

Gevo: Biofuels Digest’s 2014 5-Minute Guide

Company Description Gevo has two proprietary technologies that combine to make it possible to retrofit existing ethanol plants to produce isobutanol, a four carbon alcohol which serves as a hydrocarbon platform molecule. We have developed a robust industrial scale yeast biocatalyst to produce isobutanol without typical byproducts operating at parameters equivalent to commercial ethanol producers. […]

February 16, 2014 More