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Biofuels Digest Index gains to 67.82 as large caps rally anew

Biofuels Digest Index gains to 67.82 as large caps rally anew

November 18, 2014 |

The Biofuels Digest Index, an index of publicly traded biofuels stocks, gained 1.12 percent to 67.82 as large caps rallied again. For the day, Abengoa (ABGB) soared 26.87 percent to $14.40, while Solazyme (SZYM) tumbled 6.69 percent to $3.21. Among other equities, Gevo (GEVO) fell 4.88 percent to $0.39. Overall, advances led declines 11 to […]

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“What about that, er, cellulosic feedstock?”  Pacific Ag CEO Bill Levy on the where, when and how

“What about that, er, cellulosic feedstock?” Pacific Ag CEO Bill Levy on the where, when and how

November 18, 2014 |

Feedstock. Now that cellulosic ethanol has reached scale, it has replaced Motherhood and Apple Pie as staple faves for industry chat. Meanwhile, Pacific Ag has been rolling up the acres, getting it done. How’s it working, where are the challenges, how is energy transformation happening from the stalk on up. Pacific Ag CEO Bill Levy […]

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4 minutes with…Peter Brown, Founder, FFA Fuels and Euromarketingtools.com

4 minutes with…Peter Brown, Founder, FFA Fuels and Euromarketingtools.com

November 18, 2014 |

Tell us about your organization and it’s role in the advanced bioeconomy. What my partner and I have done is look at the present pricing structure and ROI of existing renewable energy hardware and found better and cheaper solutions. For example, existing biodiesel processors were being sold in $15 million per 20 million gallon units, […]

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Biofuels Digest Index advances to 67.07 as large caps rally

Biofuels Digest Index advances to 67.07 as large caps rally

November 18, 2014 |

The Biofuels Digest Index, an index of publicly traded biofuels stocks, gained 0.40 percent to 67.07 as large caps rallied. For the day, Abengoa (ABGB) rebounded 24.18 percent to $11.35, while BioAmber (BIOA) fell 6.14 percent to $9.94. Among other equities, Pacific Ethanol (PEIX) jumped 7.11 percent to $14.62. Overall, declines led advances 2 to […]

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Black & Veatech and Emerging Fuels Technology sign Cooperation Agreement

Black & Veatech and Emerging Fuels Technology sign Cooperation Agreement

November 17, 2014 |

In Kansas, Black & Veatech and Emerging Fuels Technology have signed a Cooperation Agreement to enable the implementation of their gas to liquids projects. EFT’s technology platform produces alternative/ renewable fuels that meet ”drop-in compatible” ASTM specifications from a variety of carbon-based raw materials. The agreement combines EFT innovations with Black & Veatch’s global capabilities in […]

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The Advanced Bioeconomy Dashboard for 11/17/14: equities, fuels, chemicals, and feedstock prices and data

The Advanced Bioeconomy Dashboard for 11/17/14: equities, fuels, chemicals, and feedstock prices and data

November 15, 2014 |

The Digest’s Dashboard is a convenient “news you can use” 5-Minute summary of current markets including key commodity prices, relevant futures, bioenergy-related stocks, and historical equities data. Latest prices – key commodities. Most recent commodity closing prices, and price changes, for NYMEX’s crude oil, Brent Crude, Ultra-Low Sulphur Diesel, Natural Gas, RBOB gasoline, and Ethylene; ethanol […]

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Biofuels Digest Index is flat at 66.80 despite a big large caps fall

Biofuels Digest Index is flat at 66.80 despite a big large caps fall

November 15, 2014 |

The Biofuels Digest Index, an index of publicly traded biofuels stocks, was flat at 66.80 despite a big large caps fall. For the day, Abengoa (ABGB) crashed 39.27 percent to $9.14 following its Q3 earnings announce, while Gevo (GEVO) bounced up 11.26 percent to $.40.Among other equities, Renewable Energy Group (REGI) jumped 4.86 percent to […]

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4 minutes with…Joy Montgomery, CEO, Structural Integrity

4 minutes with…Joy Montgomery, CEO, Structural Integrity

November 15, 2014 |

Tell us about your organization and it’s role in the advanced bioeconomy. I help American Companies keep Customers by identifying and prioritizing actions that will get the best results. I’m the Western Region Mentor Chair for the Cleantech Open, the world’s largest accelerator for clean technology startups. In 2015, I’ll be the Western Division/National Alumni […]

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10 Must-See Hot Slides from ABLC Next 2014 – the Advanced Bioeconomy Leadership Conference

10 Must-See Hot Slides from ABLC Next 2014 – the Advanced Bioeconomy Leadership Conference

November 15, 2014 |

10 hot companies, 10 hot slides explaining where they are, what they’re up to, and where they are going, and when and how and why. Here are new slides from the Advanced Biofuels Leadership Conference – ABLC Next 2014, as presented in San Francisco. We found these super-hot because they essayed three topics very much on […]

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Biofuels Digest Index falls to 66.79 as advanced biofuels retreat

Biofuels Digest Index falls to 66.79 as advanced biofuels retreat

November 13, 2014 |

The Biofuels Digest Index, an index of publicly traded biofuels stocks, fell 1.88 percent to 66.79 as advanced biofuels retreated. For the day, Gevo (GEVO) fell back 6.67 percent to $0.36 after a big Q3 earnings rally, while Aemetis (AMTX) dove 14,31 percent to $5.99 despite reporting record earnings. Among other equities, BioAmber (BIOA) rallied […]

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