Tag: AMyris

Amyris, late for its date, but a date with destiny nonetheless

Amyris, late for its date, but a date with destiny nonetheless

November 18, 2014 |

Perky quarterly results prompt a look at the Farnesane Kings, dismissed by the critics some time ago, but lately continuing a big comeback. We have become so accustomed to receiving obituaries of Amyris that recently I was inspired to re-read the Devotions of John Donne to discover if, in fact, he wrote, “Send not to know for […]

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Amyris, Solazyme win EPA Presidential Green Chemistry Award

Amyris, Solazyme win EPA Presidential Green Chemistry Award

October 20, 2014 |

In the US, the EPA has awarded the Presidential Green Chemistry Award to five recipients: Amyris, Professor Shannon Stahl, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Solazyme, QD Vision, Inc, and the Solberg Company. Amyris received the prize in the small business category, and Solazyme received one of three awards for “greener reaction conditions, designing greener chemicals, and greener […]

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New York Times laud farnesane in Amyris-Total development

New York Times laud farnesane in Amyris-Total development

October 12, 2014 |

In New York, The New York Times in writing about the Amyris-Total renewable jet fuel, said “fuels like farnesane hold the elusive promise of better energy security, reduced carbon emissions and lower fuel costs. The Times added: “The global aviation industry has also set ambitious goals to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions, including slashing emissions by […]

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KLM picks Amyris-Total renewable jet fuel as climate takes center stage in NY and at the UN

KLM picks Amyris-Total renewable jet fuel as climate takes center stage in NY and at the UN

September 24, 2014 |

Renewable jet fuel makes another remove forward — as a new study concludes that delay on implementing RFS2 could be the equivalent of building 5.5 new coal-fired power plants in terms of CO2. In New York, KLM tipped that it intends to fly on Amyris-Total renewable jet fuel, as soon as it receives favorable advice […]

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The Hot 30, Hot 40 and Hot 50 — voting underway

The Hot 30, Hot 40 and Hot 50 — voting underway

September 8, 2014 |

In Florida, The Digest is reporting voting from the earliest precincts in the Hot 30, Hot 40 and Hot 50 ballots. These votes are based entirely to date on subscriber voting. Photo Votes are now being tallied, and the voting by the invited International Board of Selectors will begin later this month. With early precincts […]

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Amyris aims for huge second half for 2014 as in-line Q2 earnings announced

Amyris aims for huge second half for 2014 as in-line Q2 earnings announced

August 10, 2014 |

The Pharaohs of Farnesene continue to pick up momentum. In California, Amyris reported a net loss of $35.5M for the second quarter of 2014 on sales of $9.3M, with a 5.4 percent increase in sales over Q2 2013. Renewable product sales were $4.4M for the quarter, while “Recognized grants and collaborations revenues” reached $4.9M. In […]

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Amyris partners with Gol on first international commercial flights

Amyris partners with Gol on first international commercial flights

July 9, 2014 |

In Florida, Amyris has partnered with Brazilian airline GOL to begin the first commercial route with farnesane, the recently approved renewable jet fuel. GOL has committed to fly its Boeing 737 fleet with up to a 10 percent blend of the renewable fuel on its U.S. to Brazil routes starting with initial flights later this […]

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Total, Amyris say their renewable jet fuel is ready to go

Total, Amyris say their renewable jet fuel is ready to go

June 16, 2014 |

Renewable Jet Fuel Developed by Total & Amyris Meets Newly Updated ASTM Standard for Jet A/A1 The Digest received news from California that ASTM has revised the D7566, the Standard Specification for Aviation Turbine Fuel Containing Synthesized Hydrocarbons to include the use of renewable farnesane as a blending component in jet fuels for commercial aviation. […]

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Amyris and Total to begin marketing drop-in jet fuel following ASTM revision

Amyris and Total to begin marketing drop-in jet fuel following ASTM revision

June 16, 2014 |

In California, with the newly revised ASTM standard for jet fuel, Amyris and Total begin to prepare to market a drop-in jet fuel that contains up to 10% blends of renewable farnesane. Developed by Total and Amyris, this new jet fuel blend meets the rigorous performance requirements set for Jet A/A-1 fuel used by the […]

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Amyris prices $75m in Convertible Senior Notes due in 2019

Amyris prices $75m in Convertible Senior Notes due in 2019

May 25, 2014 |

In California, Amyris has priced $75 million of 6.5% Convertible Senior Notes that will be due in 2019. Amyris also granted the initial purchaser of the notes an option to purchase up to an additional $15 million aggregate principal amount of the notes. The sale is expected to close on May 29, 2014, subject to […]

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