Tag: Colorado

Rayeman Elements teams with Saola Energy to commercialize enzymatic biodiesel technology

Rayeman Elements teams with Saola Energy to commercialize enzymatic biodiesel technology

June 13, 2017 |

In Colorado, Rayeman Elements, Inc. announced that it has diversified its business model and created a Biofuels Division to provide patented and proven technology for the production of biodiesel co-located with ethanol plants. As a part of this new endeavor, Rayeman Elements has selected top engineering firm, Saola Energy, LLC, to provide engineering and design […]

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Argonne, NREL win $$ to support blending Gevo Isobutanol 

Argonne, NREL win $$ to support blending Gevo Isobutanol 

May 11, 2017 |

In Colorado, Gevo was selected to collaborate with researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) as part of DOE’s Small Business Vouchers program. Specifically, Argonne National Laboratory and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) received funding to work with Gevo to develop a predictive octane blending model for isobutanol and gasoline blendstocks for oxygenated […]

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Gevo converts $16.5 million of 2017 senior secured notes to 2020 equivalent

Gevo converts $16.5 million of 2017 senior secured notes to 2020 equivalent

April 20, 2017 |

In Colorado, Gevo, Inc. announced that WB Gevo, Ltd. (“Whitebox”), the holder of the Company’s issued and outstanding Senior Secured Convertible Notes, due June 23, 2017 and the Company have entered into an Exchange and Purchase Agreement pursuant to which Whitebox has agreed to exchange all $16.5 million of the existing 2017 Notes for the […]

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Cellana agrees deal to develop and commercialize algae-based inks

Cellana agrees deal to develop and commercialize algae-based inks

February 7, 2017 |

In Colorado, Cellana, Inc. and Living Ink Technologies announced they have signed a letter of intent for the joint development and commercialization of inks containing Cellana’s renewable algae biomass. Living Ink’s sustainable algae-derived ink is 100 percent plant-based, renewable and biodegradable. The majority of the ink is algae, turned into ink, and applied to paper. This […]

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Sterling Ethanol leaks 500 gallons of lye but no expected water impact

Sterling Ethanol leaks 500 gallons of lye but no expected water impact

February 7, 2017 |

In Colorado, about 500 gallons of lye, a liquid form of sodium hydroxide, spilled at the Sterling Ethanol plant near the town of Sterling but laboratory tests from the nearby Platte River have shown that if any of the chemical reached the water that levels were well within limits. It is not thought that any […]

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Rayeman Elements patents technology to turn DDGs into cubes for range feeding

Rayeman Elements patents technology to turn DDGs into cubes for range feeding

January 23, 2017 |

In Colorado, Rayeman Elements has successfully designed patented technology that takes DDGs (distillers dried grains) and densifies them into a… “compact, non-breaking, economical form.” This technology is providing sustainable solutions for range cattle as well as ethanol plants. DDGs can be dehydrated, heated and compressed into range cubes. With a guarantee of no more than […]

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EPA grants Gevo isobutanol right to generate D5 RINs too

EPA grants Gevo isobutanol right to generate D5 RINs too

January 17, 2017 |

In Colorado, Gevo announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved the pathway for isobutanol produced at Gevo’s Luverne, MN plant to be an advanced biofuel under the Renewable Fuel Standard Program. This is the first time that the EPA has approved a pathway for an advanced biofuel that uses starch from feed corn to […]

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Gevo announces production milestones achieved at Luverne isobutanol plant

Gevo announces production milestones achieved at Luverne isobutanol plant

January 11, 2017 |

In Colorado, Gevo provided an update on the operations of its production facility in Luverne, MN for the fourth quarter of 2016. Key highlights for the quarter included: ¥ Produced approximately 190,000 gallons of isobutanol, the highest quarterly production level in Gevo’s history, representing an annualized rate of over 750,000 gallons per year; ¥ Demonstrated […]

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Gevo working on bringing down isobutanol production costs to $3 per gallon

Gevo working on bringing down isobutanol production costs to $3 per gallon

November 17, 2016 |

In Colorado, on the back of major market breakthroughs such as its first commercial cellulosic ATJ flight and supplying isobutanol in vehicle blends in Houston, Gevo says it is working to get its variable production costs down to between $3 and $3.50 per gallon. That would allow it to sell its isobutanol at no more […]

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Gevo’s first ATJ flight held Monday between Seattle and DC

Gevo’s first ATJ flight held Monday between Seattle and DC

November 14, 2016 |

In Colorado, Gevo announced that the first commercial flight using Gevo’s cellulosic renewable alcohol to jet fuel (ATJ) is expected to take place Monday originating in Seattle and flying to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Monday’s flight follows on the back of the two commercial flights that were flown by Alaska Airlines on Gevo’s ATJ […]

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