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SG Biofuels inks agreement with IADB for Guatemalan jatropha project

In California, SGB has signed a mandate letter with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) for the debt financing of its 25,000 acre Jatropha bioenergy project in Guatemala. The project cost is estimated at approximately US$76 million. The mandate letter enables the bank and SGB to proceed with financial, technical and environmental due diligence on a […]

October 8, 2013 More

SG Biofuels seeking $30.6 million from IDB for jatropha in Guatemala

In Guatemala, SG Biofuels has sought $30.6 million from the Inter-American Development Bank to plant jatropha on 25,000 acres of land unsuitable for food production with the aim of producing 6.2 million gallons of biodiesel annually. The $76 million project is under evaluation by the bank who may provide the financing as a loan as […]

October 8, 2013 More

Hottest Companies: SG Biofuels

Voting for SGB 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

SG Biofuels aims to expand jatropha footprint into Asia, Africa in 2013

In New York, Bloomberg is reporting that jatropha 2.0 developer SG Biofuels is “seeking a partner in Southeast Asia or Africa and expects to complete a cooperation deal within 180 days” to expand its growth in the hot, “growing zone” for jatropha. SGB has signed up [artners with more than 250,000 acres signed up in […]

April 4, 2013 More

SG Biofuels identified more than 2 million genetic markers in jatropha

In California, SG Biofuels has identified over two million individual genetic markers (SNPs) in its Jatropha curcas germplasm collection, confirming the non-food energy crop has a genetic diversity comparable to corn and other domesticated crops, and validating the ability to drive significant yield and performance gains through molecular breeding. Through the use of emerging genetic […]

March 20, 2013 More

Biofuels Digest 5-Minute Guides released for Altranex, Muradel, NexSteppe, Oxford Catalysts Group, Velocys, SG Biofuels

Biofuels Digest has released the next wave of its 5-Minute Guides – a “news you can use” digest on the leading companies in biofuels. Each 5-Minute Guide provides a company description, top development and commercialization, milestones for from 2010 through today, description of the business model; plus project info (location, feedstocks, product set, processing technology, […]

December 17, 2012 More

SG Biofuels: Biofuels Digest’s 5-Minute Guide

Address:  11260 El Camino Real, Suite O, San Diego, CA 92130 Company description: SG Biofuels is a bioenergy crop company using molecular breeding and biotechnology to develop elite, hybrid seeds of Jatropha.  The company has sold more than 250,000 acres of its hybrid Jatropha seed, including orders from two of the top 20 largest energy […]

December 17, 2012 More

SG Biofuels expands jatropha platform; confirms $99 per barrel crude jatropha oil

Jatropha 2.0 crude oil costs drops below Brent crude petroleum price In California, SG Biofuels announced at Advanced Biofuels Markets that it has expanded its global network of hybrid trial and agronomic research sites to 15 with the addition of eight new JMax Knowledge Centers in Guatemala, Brazil and India, and has achieved costs of […]

October 31, 2012 More

SG Biofuels expands HQ, jatropha genomics research center

In California, SG Biofuels has opened an expanded corporate headquarters and genomics research center in San Diego, California. Now totaling nearly 60,000 square feet in laboratory, greenhouse and office space, the facilities support the company’s commercial advancements, including ramping seed production and the deployment of additional JMax Knowledge Centers™ in Brazil and India, where the […]

June 11, 2012 More

On the Move in Biofuels: Lygos, SG Biofuels

In California, Lygos appointed Paul Bryan as Vice President for Business Development. Bryan spent 15 years with Chevron, including 4 as Vice President for Biofuels Technology, and 1 year as Program Manager for the DOE’s Biomass Program in Washington, DC. Lygos, located in Berkeley, California, develops high-efficiency, novel processes for renewable chemicals via expertise in […]

May 30, 2012 More