Tag: Colorado

Gevo signs supply agreement for alcohol-to-jet fuel with Avfuel

Gevo signs supply agreement for alcohol-to-jet fuel with Avfuel

June 21, 2018 |

In Colorado, Gevo announced that it has entered into a long-term agreement to supply its renewable alcohol-to-jet fuel (ATJ) to Avfuel Corporation, effective July 1, 2018. Avfuel is a leading global supplier of aviation fuel and services to all industry consumer groups, servicing more than 3,000 locations worldwide. The Supply Agreement with Avfuel is Gevo’s […]

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Federal grand jury indicts two Colorado business owners for biodiesel tax credit scam

Federal grand jury indicts two Colorado business owners for biodiesel tax credit scam

June 20, 2018 |

In Colorado, a federal grand jury for the District of Colorado has returned an indictment, which was unsealed Wednesday, charging two Colorado business owners with conspiring to defraud the United States and to commit money laundering, money laundering and filing false claims, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s […]

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NREL look at AcCel5A enzyme to produce cellulosic ethanol in a single step

NREL look at AcCel5A enzyme to produce cellulosic ethanol in a single step

June 7, 2018 |

In Colorado, if there’s an easier, more efficient method, science will find a way. That’s certainly the case in producing cellulosic biofuels, which, at least for now, requires a two-step process to free the sugars trapped in plant matter and convert them into something else. Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy […]

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NREL biofuel researchers elevated to senior research fellow

NREL biofuel researchers elevated to senior research fellow

May 10, 2018 |

In Colorado, Robert McCormick, who earned his Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the University of Wyoming and joined NREL nearly 17 years ago, has been elevated to senior research fellow.  Along with other current research fellows, these individuals will advise NREL executive management on the strategic direction of science and technology research and ensure NREL’s […]

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CSU gets $500,000 funding for ocean macroalgae biofuel project

CSU gets $500,000 funding for ocean macroalgae biofuel project

April 16, 2018 |

In Colorado, Colorado State University project to grow and harvest ocean macroalgae for biofuel production has received support from the Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E). ARPA-E has poured over $22 million into their Macroalgae Research Inspiring Novel Energy Resources (MARINER) program, with the aim of establishing the U.S. as a leader in […]

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NREL researchers pinpoint opportunities to engineer enzymes for better biomass conversion

NREL researchers pinpoint opportunities to engineer enzymes for better biomass conversion

March 27, 2018 |

In Colorado, it was more than 10 years in the making, but when it came to uncovering the secrets of the molecular structure of enzymes, perseverance paid off. By studying and comparing the workhorse cellulose-degrading enzymes of two fungi, researchers from the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have pinpointed regions on these enzymes […]

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NREL seeking help with biorefinery survey

NREL seeking help with biorefinery survey

March 7, 2018 |

In Colorado, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory is seeking respondents to a survey to better understand the next generation biofuel industry as a whole and its contributions to the local and national economy. The survey is being conducted by Yimin Zhang (NREL) and Marshall Goldberg (MRG & Associates), a subcontractor for NREL, and individual responses […]

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Colorado State University study shows switchgrass holds promise for biofuels

Colorado State University study shows switchgrass holds promise for biofuels

February 28, 2018 |

In Colorado, a study from Colorado State University finds new promise for biofuels produced from switchgrass, a non-edible native grass that grows in many parts of North America. Scientists used modeling to simulate various growing scenarios, and found a climate footprint ranging from -11 to 10 grams of carbon dioxide per mega-joule — the standard […]

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Gevo extends distribution deal with Musket to market isobutanol

Gevo extends distribution deal with Musket to market isobutanol

February 8, 2018 |

In Colorado, Gevo announced that it has strengthened its existing relationship with Musket Corporation, a national fuel distributor under the umbrella of the Love’s Family of Companies, by amending its existing isobutanol supply agreement to provide Musket with the exclusive right to sell Gevo’s renewable isobutanol within a 300-mile radius of Houston, Texas.  This agreement […]

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Gevo still has its eye on making Luverne facility profitable

Gevo still has its eye on making Luverne facility profitable

January 3, 2018 |

In Colorado, Gevo’s goal is to aggregate enough confirmed commercial off-take to support the capital expense of expanding Gevo’s production facility based in Luverne, MN.  Gevo plans to expand its business development capabilities in 2018 to achieve this goal. Gevo is undertaking several initiatives to improve the cash flow profile of its business in 2018 […]

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