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Cool Planet surges into leads in Transformative Technologies 2014 early voting

Fresh faces and major players among the early leaders as voting gets underway. In Florida, The Digest announced that Cool Planet is now leading in two categories in early-voting for Transformative Technologies 2014. The Colorado-based early stage company is ahead for Conversion technology (liquid) and Transformative biomased material. DuPont continues to lead for Organic Catalyst […]

March 18, 2014 More

Ceres: Biofuels Digest’s 2014 5-Minute Guide

Ceres develops & markets low-carbon, non-food grasses for advanced biofuels and biopower. Our energy crops can provide more fuel or electricity, new opportunities for growers and a cleaner environment for us all. Using advanced plant breeding and biotechnology, Ceres is developing dedicated energy crops as raw materials for renewable transportation fuels, electricity and bio-based products. […]

March 12, 2014 More

Ceres raises $20M in Follow-On Offering of Common Stock

In California, Ceres announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 20,000,000 shares of common stock at a public offering price of $1.00 per share. Ceres also granted the underwriters a 45-day option to purchase up to 3,000,000 additional shares of common stock to cover over-allotments, if any. Ceres expects to receive approximately $20 […]

March 5, 2014 More

Why have expectations for sweet sorghum soured?

As Ceres points towards minimal plantings of its sweet sorghum hybrids in its key market of Brazil for next year, investors ask two questions. Will sweet sorghum realize its vast potential, and when? Just when many observers hoped that Ceres would dramatically expand hectares planted with its Blade hybrid sweet sorghum, the 2014 planting outlook […]

November 25, 2013 More

Ceres and Syngenta extend market development in Brazil

In California, Ceres, Inc. and Syngenta announced that they have extended a joint market development agreement in Brazil. The companies will move forward with their efforts to promote the use of both sweet sorghum and high biomass sorghum at Brazilian ethanol mills. Under the renewed agreement, Syngenta and Ceres will continue to collaborate on field […]

November 3, 2013 More

Ceres and Syngeta extend Brazilian sorghum agreement

In Brazil, Ceres and Syngenta announced they have extended a joint market development agreement in Brazil. The companies will move forward with their efforts to promote the use of both sweet sorghum and high biomass sorghum at Brazilian ethanol mills. Under the renewed agreement, Syngenta and Ceres will continue to collaborate on field evaluations with […]

October 23, 2013 More

The Hottest Slides from 2013 ABLC-Next, Part II: bioenergy’s biggest movers do their shaking

In California, ABLC-Next has concluded for this year — and the convergence of advanced biofuels leaders in R&D, commercialization, policy and finance will reconvene in Washington DC on April 21-23 of next year. This week, we’ll be providing highlights from this years presentations. Today, part II of our look at the hottest slides from ABLC-Next. […]

October 17, 2013 More

Ceres announces $9.3 million net loss for third quarter 2013

In California, Ceres reported a net loss of $9.3 million for the quarter ended May 31. This was $.9 million more than the net loss of $8.4 million for the same quarter in 2012. Total revenues for the quarter ended May 31, 2013 were $1.4, but cost of product sales was $2.1 million for quarter […]

July 18, 2013 More

Ceres announces $8.97 million lost for Q2 2013

In California, Ceres announced that for the quarter which ended February 28, 2013, a net loss of $8.97 million compared to a net loss of $6.83 million for Q2 in 2012. At the end of Q2, Ceres had cash and cash equivalents of $15.5 million and marketable securities of $29.4 million. Total revenues for the […]

April 18, 2013 More

Ceres reports loss for Q2, headed for harvests

In California, Ceres is headed for harvesting of its sweet sorghum hybrids despite reporting net losses for Q2 of 2013. Revenue for the quarter came in at $1M, resulting in a net loss of $0.36 per share. The final yield data for their harvest will be available in July as the company harvests nearly 3000 […]

April 15, 2013 More