Tag: Colorado

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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NREL researchers develop cellulosic biofuels from CO2 with metabolic pathway

NREL researchers develop cellulosic biofuels from CO2 with metabolic pathway

November 4, 2016 |

In Colorado, scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory made the surprise discovery that a metabolic pathway to take up CO2 exists and functions in a microorganism capable of breaking down and fermenting cellulosic biomass to produce biofuels including hydrogen and hydrocarbons. Clostridium thermocellum is among the most efficient bacteria in directly converting […]

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Gevo produces cellulosic renewable jet fuel for commercial flights

Gevo produces cellulosic renewable jet fuel for commercial flights

October 12, 2016 |

In Colorado, Gevo, Inc., announced that it has completed production of the world’s first cellulosic renewable jet fuel that is specified for commercial flights.  Gevo successfully adapted its patented technologies to convert cellulosic sugars derived from wood waste into renewable isobutanol, which was then further converted into Gevo’s Alcohol-to-Jet (ATJ) fuel. This ATJ meets the […]

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