Tag: Aemetis

Aemetis receives $12.7 million tax break from California

Aemetis receives $12.7 million tax break from California

January 17, 2019 |

In California, Aemetis, Inc. announced that the California Alternative Energy and Advanced Transportation Financing Authority (CAEATFA) awarded the Aemetis Riverbank Advanced Biofuels Project an exclusion from the payment of California sales and use taxes valued at $12.7 million.  The CAEATFA financial assistance program provides for up to $100 million per year of California state funding […]

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Aemetis’ Indian biodiesel plant finishes two-year-long upgrades

Aemetis’ Indian biodiesel plant finishes two-year-long upgrades

January 10, 2019 |

In California, Aemetis announced that its Universal Biofuels subsidiary has completed a two-year upgrade of the Kakinada, India biodiesel and glycerin plant. The upgrades to the Kakinada plant included installation of a pre-treatment unit to process lower-cost and waste feedstock into oil; expansion of boiler and other utility capacities; and implementation of environmental systems to […]

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Aemetis closes $30 million equity investment for biogas venture

Aemetis closes $30 million equity investment for biogas venture

December 27, 2018 |

In California, Aemetis, Inc. announced that its subsidiary, Aemetis Biogas LLC, closed a $30 million equity investment without any dilutive stock issuances by Aemetis, Inc. and funded the first $8.3 million tranche to subsidiary Aemetis Biogas to build, own and operate dairy biomethane digesters, pipelines and gas cleanup/compression facilities primarily under 20-year agreements with dairy […]

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Edeniq withdraws cross-claims against Aemetis after “defeating all claims” in court

Edeniq withdraws cross-claims against Aemetis after “defeating all claims” in court

December 13, 2018 |

In California, after its recent success in defeating all claims in the lawsuit filed by Aemetis, Inc., Edeniq, Inc. announced that it has voluntarily withdrawn its cross-claims. Edeniq had brought this countersuit to assist it in defending against Aemetis meritless case; having now achieved that clear victory, and said: “Edeniq has chosen not to incur […]

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Aemetis to lower biofuel’s carbon intensity with Mitsubishi ZEBREXTM technology

Aemetis to lower biofuel’s carbon intensity with Mitsubishi ZEBREXTM technology

September 2, 2018 |

In California, Aemetis, Inc. will be implementing the Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation ZEBREXTM membrane dehydration system at the 60 million gallon per year Aemetis fuel ethanol plant in Keyes, California. The Aemetis plant upgrade is the first ZEBREXTM system installation in North America and is the largest implementation of the ZEBREXTM system worldwide. The sales transaction […]

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Top 10 Transformations – Pivotal Pivots for survival in the bioeconomy

Top 10 Transformations – Pivotal Pivots for survival in the bioeconomy

July 15, 2018 |

We frequently hear that the only constant is change and in today’s bioeconomy world, we see this lived out all the time. Companies come and go but some evolve, transform, and change. Today we focus on some of these pivotal pivots and the transformations with these leaders who live and breathe change to survive. Some […]

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Aemetis secures $158 million USDA loan guarantee for 2G ethanol plant

Aemetis secures $158 million USDA loan guarantee for 2G ethanol plant

April 11, 2018 |

In California, Aemetis has secured the $158 million loan guarantee from the USDA it has been seeking to help fund its proposed cellulosic ethanol after passing the last of the required hurdles in early March. The plant will use orchard wood waste as feedstock and could open as soon as 2019. As a result of […]

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Universal Biofuels completes advanced biodiesel pre-treatment unit in India

Universal Biofuels completes advanced biodiesel pre-treatment unit in India

March 20, 2018 |

In India, Aemetis, Inc. announced that its Universal Biofuels subsidiary in India has completed the construction of an advanced biodiesel pre-treatment unit to process the low-cost feedstocks to be provided to the plant under the BP Singapore Pte Limited (BPS) supply agreement into low carbon high-quality distilled biodiesel. The new pre-treatment unit allows the use […]

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Aemetis receives third party validation of 2G ethanol and protein yields

Aemetis receives third party validation of 2G ethanol and protein yields

March 15, 2018 |

In California, Aemetis Advanced Products Keyes, Inc. has received third party validation from Leidos Engineering of ethanol and protein yields produced from the successful operation of its Integrated Demonstration Unit (IDU) at InEnTec’s Technology Center in Richland, Washington. Aemetis continuously operated its gas fermentation process for over 120 days, meeting the requirements for a USDA […]

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Aemetis to begin procurement for cellulosic ethanol facility in California

Aemetis to begin procurement for cellulosic ethanol facility in California

March 13, 2018 |

In California, Aemetis Inc. announced that it has achieved a major engineering milestone with its engineering firm, ATSI, by completing front end loading (FEL) engineering for its 12 million gallon per year cellulosic ethanol plant in Riverbank, California. In early 2017, Aemetis and ATSI began the design of the integrated gas fermentation facility at the […]

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