Tag: Calysta Energy

Calysta: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

Calysta: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

April 5, 2015 |

Calysta is using biotechnology to enable development of sustainable consumer products from methane, the principal component of natural gas. Calysta represents the synthesis of biobased technologies and abundant supplies of natural gas, one of the world’s most abundant, economical forms of carbon. Calysta has two business units. Calysta Nutrition, with principal operations in Stavanger, Norway, […]

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ABLC buzzes about finance, government actions, chemicals, carbon, and technology advances

ABLC buzzes about finance, government actions, chemicals, carbon, and technology advances

April 23, 2014 |

As ABLC completes its second day, companies, agencies, financiers step forward to detail advances toward scale, new programs. In Washington, more than 35 companies came under the microscope as delegates at ABLC, the annual bioeconomy leadership conference which continues through Wednesday with more than 100 speakers on the agenda, moved from policy considerations to a […]

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Calysta: Biofuels Digest’s 2014 5-Minute Guide

Calysta: Biofuels Digest’s 2014 5-Minute Guide

April 7, 2014 |

Calysta is using biotechnology to enable development of sustainable consumer products from methane, the principal component of natural gas. Calysta represents the synthesis of biobased technologies and abundant supplies of natural gas, one of the world’s most abundant, economical forms of carbon. Model: Technology developer and licensor. The Situation: Calysta has two business units. Calysta […]

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From the Salad Days of Sugar to the Golden Days of Gas

From the Salad Days of Sugar to the Golden Days of Gas

December 11, 2013 |

Traveling through the seasons with Calysta Energy chairman and CEO Alan Shaw, from the summer of IPOs with Codexis — and now back into springtime, courtesy of a technology that plays cheap natural gas. For eight o’clock in the morning on the last day of a long BIO Pac Rim conference, Alan Shaw was looking […]

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The Hottest Slides in Bioenergy: Part IV

The Hottest Slides in Bioenergy: Part IV

October 29, 2013 |

From the leaders in bioenergy and chemicals—  the real issues and trends. In California, ABLC-Next has concluded for this year — and industry leadership in R&D, commercialization, policy and finance will reconvene at ABLC 2014 — the Advanced Biofuels Leadership Conference — in Washington DC on April 21-23 of next year. Between now and then, […]

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Transform methane into low-cost plastics, chemicals, fuels? Yep, there’s an app for that too.

Transform methane into low-cost plastics, chemicals, fuels? Yep, there’s an app for that too.

June 19, 2013 |

Two of the pioneers of the biobased economy – former Codexis CEO Alan Shaw and NatureWorks — strike a landmark deal based on methane – most affordably sourced from natural gas. Renegades? Revolutionaries? Practical business in commodity-driven industries? The Digest takes you inside the deal — and the technology. In Canada, Calysta Energy and NatureWorks […]

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Shaw turns back on cellulosic and dives into natgas

Shaw turns back on cellulosic and dives into natgas

May 1, 2013 |

In California, former CEO of Codexis and current CEO of Calysta Energy Alan Shaw now says that it’s not economical to produce next generation fuels from crops, so has switched to natural gas as feedstock. He says that falling gas prices thanks to shale gas to funneling funds that had been going to biofuel technology […]

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Calysta Energy awarded SBIR Phase 1 grant.

Calysta Energy awarded SBIR Phase 1 grant.

January 17, 2013 |

In California, Calysta Energy has been awarded a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase 1 grant from the National Science Foundation. The grant supports development of a production platform for a new class of modified lipids (fats) with applications in a range of industrial products including plastics, detergents, and cosmetics. In particular, the research will […]

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The Gas Rush: Calysta Energy aims for high-value markets via unconventional natural gas

The Gas Rush: Calysta Energy aims for high-value markets via unconventional natural gas

October 22, 2012 |

Calysta Energy emerges from stealth — with new, biobased technologies to unlock high-value fuels, chemicals markets for stranded, unconventional natural gas The synthesis of biobased technologies and abundant supplies of natural gas took a major step forward today with the emergence from stealth of Calysta Energy. The new company is a spinout of DNA 2.0, […]

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