Tag: Ceres

Ceres announces $8.97 million lost for Q2 2013

Ceres announces $8.97 million lost for Q2 2013

April 18, 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 […]

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Ceres reports loss for Q2, headed for harvests

Ceres reports loss for Q2, headed for harvests

April 15, 2013 |

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 […]

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“Pentagon is moving full green ahead.”

“Pentagon is moving full green ahead.”

February 27, 2013 |

Today on Twitter: ENERGY: WATCH: @ARPAE #innovator CERES is rethinking #biofuels without competing w/ food crops. renrginvestment: Inside the U.S. military’s #CleanEnergy revolution – Pentagon is moving full green ahead oil_news1: U.S. Air Force Report to Congress Bashes Navy’s Biofuels Program EnergyCollectiv: Encouraging Advanced Biofuels Development in a Low Carbon Economy by @JKessler_UCD

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Biofuels Digest’s 2012 New Feedstock (Trial) Award: Ceres, sweet sorghum

Biofuels Digest’s 2012 New Feedstock (Trial) Award: Ceres, sweet sorghum

December 31, 2012 |

Last month, Ceres announced that it has signed a sweet sorghum market development agreement with Syngenta. The companies will work together to support the introduction of sweet sorghum as a source of fermentable sugars at Brazil’s 400 or more ethanol mills. Last season, Brazilian mills planted Ceres sweet sorghum on more than 3,000 hectares (7,400 […]

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UnNintendoed Consequences: Biofuels and the feedstock challenge

UnNintendoed Consequences: Biofuels and the feedstock challenge

December 12, 2012 |

It’s been years of struggle to get cellulosic feedstock supply chains downfield. Now, companies like Woodland Biofuels, Sweetwater Energy, Ceres, Delta BioRenewables and Commonwealth Agro-Energy are moving the chains. For grownups of a certain age, memories of December past take us back to childhoods before Madden Football and XBox, when Electric Football sets were found […]

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Active and Passive: Competing Voices in Biofuels Design

Active and Passive: Competing Voices in Biofuels Design

November 28, 2012 |

Biofuels technologies aim for passive design, active reactions as they aim to compete at world-scale. Where is passive design making a difference – and where are activity rates changing outcomes? Extraction, extraction, extraction – there’s the ultimate competitive foe. Generally, renewables compete in the short term against fossil fuel prices – but in the long-term, […]

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Sweet sorghum: the engine for Brazil’s biofuels expansion?

Sweet sorghum: the engine for Brazil’s biofuels expansion?

November 27, 2012 |

Ceres and Syngenta sign a major deal to stimulate sweet sorghum adoption. Brazilian producers seek paths for expanding ethanol production. What are sorghum’s chances of being the darling of the expansion story? In California, Ceres announced that it has signed a sweet sorghum market development agreement with Syngenta. The companies will work together to support […]

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Ceres’ Q4 results are better than expected at $0.27 net loss per share

Ceres’ Q4 results are better than expected at $0.27 net loss per share

November 23, 2012 |

In California, Ceres’ Q4 numbers look better than expected, with the company reporting a net loss per share of $0.27. Estimates had placed that number at $0.34 per share; the company has been bringing in revenue from R&D projects. Cash on hand was $60M, down from $68M, but representing enough capital to get the company […]

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Ceres lands $3.5 million USAID grant to develop rice traits for Asia.

Ceres lands $3.5 million USAID grant to develop rice traits for Asia.

November 9, 2012 |

In California, Ceres announced that the U.S. Agency for International Development has expanded its grant to the company to develop traits in rice for Asia. Based on Ceres’ success to date, USAID will provide an additional $3.5 million to Ceres over the next four years to extend field trialing and development of the company’s biotech […]

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New 5-Minute Guides to KiOR, Virdia, Ceres, Renmatix, Neste Oil, Abengoa Bioenergy

New 5-Minute Guides to KiOR, Virdia, Ceres, Renmatix, Neste Oil, Abengoa Bioenergy

November 6, 2012 |

Biofuels Digest has released the next wave of its 5-Minute Guides – a “news you can use” digest on the leading companies in biofuels. Each 5-Minute Guide provides a company description, 3 top milestones for 2010-12 and projected for 2012-14, description of the business model; plus project info (location, feedstocks, product set, processing technology, capacity, […]

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