Tag: California

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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Greenbelt Resources signs deal with PURNOL

Greenbelt Resources signs deal with PURNOL

January 15, 2019 |

In California, Greenbelt Resources Corporation announced initial funding for a licensing and exclusive distribution rights agreement from PURNOL, a California-based distribution company. In accordance with the agreement between PURNOL and Greenbelt, a substantial portion of an undisclosed fee was funded in December of 2018. Subsequently, Greenbelt commenced the process of modifying and enhancing its production […]

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Study for Union of Concerned Scientists shows Washington state can benefit from cleaner fuels

Study for Union of Concerned Scientists shows Washington state can benefit from cleaner fuels

January 14, 2019 |

In California, Washington state can reduce emissions from its transportation fuels and make them up to 11 percent cleaner by 2028, according to “Washington’s Clean Fuels Future,” an analysis completed by independent research firm Cerulogy and commissioned by the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS). The state legislature is soon expected to consider a bill modeled […]

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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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FuelCell Energy signs exclusive option to use landfill gas in Orange County for fuel cell project

FuelCell Energy signs exclusive option to use landfill gas in Orange County for fuel cell project

January 8, 2019 |

In California, FuelCell Energy, Inc announced the signing of an exclusive option agreement with the County of Orange regarding the utilization of landfill gas at the Coyote Canyon landfill in Newport Beach, California for a fuel cell project.  The option agreement, won via a competitive solicitation, provides FuelCell Energy an exclusive right to develop the […]

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California Fueling sues Best Corp over claims additive reduced NOx emissions in biodiesel blends

California Fueling sues Best Corp over claims additive reduced NOx emissions in biodiesel blends

January 3, 2019 |

In California, California Fueling LLC filed suit Dec. 10 in the Los Angeles Superior Court against Best Energy Solutions and Technology Corp., doing business as “Best Corp.,” asserting claims for, among other things, unfair business practices under California’s Business & Professions Code § 17200, et seq. The complaint, which is captioned California Fueling, LLC. v. […]

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Sustainable alternative jet fuels event to be held in California

Sustainable alternative jet fuels event to be held in California

January 2, 2019 |

In California, Los Angeles-area civic leaders will join business aviation leaders on Jan. 17 to mark a milestone in the development and adoption of sustainable alternative jet fuels (SAJF) through Business Jets Fuel Green: A Step Toward Sustainability. The group will host a visually compelling, informative, day-long series of events to highlight the SAJF Initiative […]

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Amyris signs with Chinese company nutritional product royalty arrangement

Amyris signs with Chinese company nutritional product royalty arrangement

December 31, 2018 |

In California, Amyris, Inc. announced that it has signed a long-term agreement with Xinfu of China for a significant initial payment and a long-term minimum annual share of an existing nutritional product royalty arrangement. This agreement enables Amyris to monetize a portion of the long-term royalty opportunity for this product upfront to better manage volatility […]

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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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