Tag: Colorado

Gevo invests $1.5 million in wind power provider to secure 5MW of power for Luverne facility

Gevo invests $1.5 million in wind power provider to secure 5MW of power for Luverne facility

September 16, 2019 |

In Colorado, Gevo announced it secured the supply of 5.0 MW of fully renewable electricity for its Agri-Energy production plant located in Luverne, MN from an affiliate of Juhl Energy. The electricity generated from wind will be wired directly to Agri-Energy, enabling it to claim the renewable benefit of lower carbon intensity score under the […]

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Gevo teams with Leaf to potential use cellulosic derived sugars and glycerol to produce hydrocarbon molecules

Gevo teams with Leaf to potential use cellulosic derived sugars and glycerol to produce hydrocarbon molecules

September 11, 2019 |

In Colorado, Gevo announced the signing of a Joint Development Agreement (JDA) with Leaf Resources. Leaf is a Queensland, Australia-based company and one of the world’s leading companies in converting plant biomass into industrial sugars. The JDA is to explore the potential use of cellulosic derived sugars and glycerol from Leaf and the ability to […]

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Gevo developes proprietary process to produce renewable diesel

Gevo developes proprietary process to produce renewable diesel

September 5, 2019 |

In Colorado, Gevo announced that it has developed proprietary, breakthrough processes that converts either low-carbon isobutanol or low-value “fusel oils,” a mixture of alcohols that are byproducts from fermentation processes such as alcohol production, into renewable diesel. This renewable diesel is expected to compete head-to-head on price with natural and petroleum-based equivalents, while reducing particulates […]

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Gevo teams with Air Total to supply aviation biofuel in Europe

Gevo teams with Air Total to supply aviation biofuel in Europe

August 14, 2019 |

In Colorado, Gevo announced that it and Air TOTAL International have entered into a partnership agreement to produce and supply sustainable aviation fuel (“SAF”) for use and distribution in France and other parts of Europe. With the finalization of this new supply contract, Gevo will initially supply Air Total sustainable aviation fuel from its facility […]

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Seattle successfully complete phase 1 of pilot trial using Gevo’s isobutanol

Seattle successfully complete phase 1 of pilot trial using Gevo’s isobutanol

August 8, 2019 |

In Colorado, Gevo, Inc. announced the successful completion of the City of Seattle’s Phase I trial pilot of fleet vehicles utilizing Gevo’s low carbon, renewable drop-in isobutanol blended gasoline to reduce greenhouse gas emissions form its fleet of vehicles. The City confirmed they saw 18 metric tons of carbon reduction during the Phase I pilot […]

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Gevo achieves ISCC Plus certification to sell its products to Europe

Gevo achieves ISCC Plus certification to sell its products to Europe

August 5, 2019 |

In Colorado, Gevo, Inc. announced it has achieved its International Sustainability and Carbon Certification (ISCC) under the ISCC PLUS scheme for Food, Feed, Industrial Applications, Energy, Biofuels outside Europe. By completing ISCC certification, Gevo has verified that the feedstock, in this case field corn, is being grown in a manner that is socially, environmentally, and […]

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CoBank sees more tough times ahead for ethanol producers

CoBank sees more tough times ahead for ethanol producers

July 29, 2019 |

In Colorado, CoBank’s latest ethanol outlook report says operating margins for ethanol producers will likely remain weak for the remainder of 2019 under the weight of abundant ethanol production. Declining corn production this year will also squeeze margins. Some ethanol plants will be forced to shut down or idle their production due to high corn […]

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DMC raises $10.3 million Series A equity financing led by Sofinnova Partners

DMC raises $10.3 million Series A equity financing led by Sofinnova Partners

July 11, 2019 |

In Colorado, DMC, an early-stage biotechnology company, announced that is has raised a $10.3 million Series A equity financing led by Sofinnova Partners. The company also announced the addition to its Board of Directors of Josko Bobanovic, Partner and Manager of the Sofinnova Industrial Biotech Fund. Current investors Capricorn Venture Partners and Breakthrough Energy Ventures […]

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CoBank report says ethanol margins likely to remain weak for rest of 2019

CoBank report says ethanol margins likely to remain weak for rest of 2019

July 2, 2019 |

In Colorado, operating margins for ethanol producers will likely remain weak for the remainder of 2019 under the weight of abundant production. Declining corn production this year will also squeeze margins and some ethanol plants will be forced to shut down or idle their production due to high corn prices or insufficient supplies. According to […]

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CU Boulder researchers develop nanobio-hybrid organisms for plastics and fuels production

CU Boulder researchers develop nanobio-hybrid organisms for plastics and fuels production

July 2, 2019 |

In Colorado, CU Boulder researchers have developed nanobio-hybrid organisms capable of using airborne carbon dioxide and nitrogen to produce a variety of plastics and fuels, a promising first step toward low-cost carbon sequestration and eco-friendly manufacturing for chemicals. By using light-activated quantum dots to fire particular enzymes within microbial cells, the researchers were able to […]

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