Tag: California

Amyris executes strategic supply agreements with Raizen

Amyris executes strategic supply agreements with Raizen

May 21, 2019 |

In California, Amyris announced the execution of strategic supply agreements with Raizen for the supply of sugar, energy and other utilities to its new planned production plant co-located with Raizen’s Barra Mill at Barra Bonita, Brazil. In addition to the supply agreements, the companies entered into an arrangement to establish the basis for the creation […]

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CARB data shows 100% LCFS compliance in 2018

CARB data shows 100% LCFS compliance in 2018

May 21, 2019 |

In California, new 2018 data from the California Air Resources Board (CARB) indicates that the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) continues to drive production of a growing volume of cleaner transportation fuels for California consumers: to date almost 3.3 billion gallons of petroleum diesel have been displaced by clean, low-carbon alternatives. The 2018 data also shows fuel […]

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Amyris receives first cash payment of $10 million for reaching cannabinoid milestones

Amyris receives first cash payment of $10 million for reaching cannabinoid milestones

May 20, 2019 |

In California, Amyris reported that it has received from its cannabinoid partner, LAVVAN, a first cash payment of $10 million for having successfully delivered on its first major collaboration milestone as announced on March 29, 2019. “We are very pleased with the continued strong execution of our business strategy and the performance of our technology […]

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Imperial County agrees to extend loan to California Ethanol & Power

Imperial County agrees to extend loan to California Ethanol & Power

May 20, 2019 |

In California, local press reports that Imperial County has agreed to extend the deadline for the $600,000 loan it provided to California Ethanol & Power with interim interest payments to be made due to circumstances that lead to delays in getting the project up and running. The company has had challenges securing sufficient finance to […]

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Open-source RNA analysis platform used on plan cells to help engineer more efficient feedstocks

Open-source RNA analysis platform used on plan cells to help engineer more efficient feedstocks

May 16, 2019 |

In California, open-source RNA analysis platform has been successfully used on plant cells for the first time – a breakthrough that could herald a new era of fundamental research and bolster efforts to engineer more efficient food and biofuel crop plants. The technology, called Drop-seq, is a method for measuring the RNA present in individual […]

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CARB approves Edeniq’s Intellulose 2.0 customers for cellulosic ethanol production

CARB approves Edeniq’s Intellulose 2.0 customers for cellulosic ethanol production

May 13, 2019 |

In California, Edeniq announced that the California Air Resources Board approved its first two Intellulose 2.0 customers for cellulosic ethanol production from corn kernel fiber. Siouxland Ethanol, a 90 million gallon per year corn ethanol plant located in Jackson, Nebraska was certified on May 6 with a carbon intensity (“CI”) rating of 26.67 and Elite […]

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New Energy Risk provides performance insurance to allow for financing of plastics-to-fuel project

New Energy Risk provides performance insurance to allow for financing of plastics-to-fuel project

April 23, 2019 |

In California, New Energy Risk has provided RES Polyflow, a leading plastics-to-fuel technology company, with a performance insurance program for its ground-breaking Ashley, Indiana plant. The project will be the United States’ first commercial-scale plastics-to-fuel project. Once completed, the facility will convert 100,000 tons of plastic into 18 million gallons of fuel and six million […]

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California Ethanol & Power awarded $10 million in income tax credit by state

California Ethanol & Power awarded $10 million in income tax credit by state

April 22, 2019 |

In California, California Ethanol & Power, LLC (CE&P) announced that it was awarded a $10 million income tax credit as part of the California Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) California Competes program. “CE&P is extremely pleased about our award which demonstrates confidence by the state of California in our ability to assist […]

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Quantum Fuel Systems teams with Quantitative BioSciences on pipeline for dairy biogas project

Quantum Fuel Systems teams with Quantitative BioSciences on pipeline for dairy biogas project

April 22, 2019 |

In California, Quantum Fuel Systems (Quantum) announced that Quantitative BioSciences, Inc. (QBI) is partnering with and purchasing the company’s newest 10’ Virtual Pipeline trailers to be used in a dairy biogas project. QBI, with funding from the California Energy Commission, has partnered with the family owned and operated Fiscalini Cheese Company in Modesto, California, to […]

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Sumitomo Chemical partners with Zymergen on new multi-year specialty materials deal

Sumitomo Chemical partners with Zymergen on new multi-year specialty materials deal

April 17, 2019 |

In California, Sumitomo Chemical and Zymergen announced they have signed a multi-year partnership to bring new specialty materials to the market. This collaboration between the two companies will enable the development of new materials to meet consumer trends in high-tech industries. Today, electronics makers and consumers seek devices that are lighter, smaller, more battery efficient, […]

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