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Joule’s quest for fuels from CO2, sunlight and water

Can it really be done? A Tony Stark-like quest for fuels and chemicals secreted by a microbe that lives on a diet of CO2, water and sunlight? We look anew at Joule’s quest, and its progress.  From Massachusetts, word arrived from Joule this week that the EPA has favorably reviewed the company’s Microbial Commercial Activity Notice for Joule’s […]

July 3, 2014 More

EPA approves Joule’s first commercial ethanol-producing catalyst

In Massachusetts, Joule announced that the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has favorably reviewed the company’s Microbial Commercial Activity Notice (MCAN) for Joule’s first commercial ethanol-producing catalyst. This clears the catalyst for commercial use at the company’s demonstration plant in Hobbs, New Mexico. Notably, this also marks the first time that EPA has allowed the […]

July 2, 2014 More

Joule renewable diesel and jet fuel meet ASTM standards

In Massachusetts, Joule announced that its Sunflow-D and Sunflow-J CO2-neutral fuels comply with the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) standards for diesel and jet fuel. The CO2-derived fuels require no chemical upgrading and can be blended with fossil fuels up to 50 percent. The ASTM standards compliance moves Joule one step closer to […]

May 15, 2014 More

Joule hits ASTM marks for sustainable diesel, jet fuel

In Washington, Joule announced at the World Congress that its Sunflow-D and Sunflow-J products meet the standards of the American Society for Testing and Materials for diesel and jet fuel, respectively. Joule products achieve all accepted standards for fuel performance, and they may also improve quality of the finished fuel blends, as demonstrated by the […]

May 15, 2014 More

Joule Unlimited: Biofuels Digest’s 5-Minute Guide

Joule is advancing a production platform for Liquid Fuel from the Sun™, expected to eclipse the scale, productivity and cost efficiency of any known alternative to fossil fuel today. Its transformative Helioculture platform directly and continuously converts sunlight and waste CO2 to infrastructure-ready diesel, ethanol or commodity chemicals with no dependence on biomass feedstocks, downstream […]

March 13, 2014 More

Joule Unlimited: Transformative Technologies 2014 nominee, “Transformation of microbes or algae”

This is the official Transformative Technologies 2014 nominee page for Joule Unlimited, nominated in the “Transformation of microbes or algae” category for its enhanced cyanobacteria. 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 […]

March 9, 2014 More

Joule appoints David Anton as Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer

In Massachusetts, Joule announced the appointment of David Anton as Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer. Anton is charged with commercializing Joule’s carbon dioxide to fuels technology. He has nearly 30 years of relevant experience, including prior technology and business leadership roles at both DuPont and Codexis. “Joule has gained a tremendous asset with […]

March 3, 2014 More

Hottest Companies: Joule Unlimited

Voting for Joule 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

Joule’s Changing of the Guard: Sims exits as CEO

In Massachusetts, Joule announced that CEO Bill Sims will step out of his management role but will remain a member of the company’s board. Noubar Afeyan, co-founder and Chairman, is assuming the role of interim-CEO while Paul Snaith, who joined the company in 2012, will be promoted to President and COO of Joule. “Bill joined […]

August 19, 2013 More

Joule demonstrates conversion of waste CO2 into precursors for gasoline, jet fuel

In Washington DC, at the Advanced Biofuels Leadership Conference (ABLC 2013), Joule President and CEO Bill Sims announced that the company had achieved direct conversion of waste CO2 into the essential components of gasoline and jet fuel. The breakthrough gives Joule the opportunity to expand its Sunflow product line and help address global demand for […]

April 16, 2013 More