Tag: Colorado

Waste Resource Technologies to deploy SynTech Bioenergy’s BioMax® power generation solution

Waste Resource Technologies to deploy SynTech Bioenergy’s BioMax® power generation solution

April 22, 2019 |

In Colorado, SynTech Bioenergy signed an agreement with Waste Resource Technologies, Inc. (WRT) to immediately begin deploying SynTech’s proprietary BioMax® power generation solution to convert green waste collected by WRT, as well as fruit processing waste from certain agricultural operations on Oahu, HI, to renewable energy. “We have extensive, exciting plans in place for our […]

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Gevo signs construction license agreement with Praj for sugary-based isobutanol

Gevo signs construction license agreement with Praj for sugary-based isobutanol

April 9, 2019 |

In Colorado, Gevo, Inc. announced that it has signed a binding, definitive Construction License Agreement with Praj Industries Ltd., dated April 4, 2019, to commercialize the production of renewable isobutanol using sugary-based feedstocks, such as juice, syrup and molasses made of sugarcane and sugar beets (the “Construction License Agreement”).  Pursuant to the Construction License Agreement, […]

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Colorado resident pleads guilty to money laundering using biofuel tax credits

Colorado resident pleads guilty to money laundering using biofuel tax credits

March 25, 2019 |

In Colorado, a Colorado resident pleaded guilty last week in the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado to conspiracy to defraud the United States, conspiracy to commit money laundering, and money laundering, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division. Matthew Taylor and co-conspirators worked together to […]

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Gevo teams with HCS Group on renewable isooctane purchase and sale agreement

Gevo teams with HCS Group on renewable isooctane purchase and sale agreement

February 28, 2019 |

In Colorado, Gevo announced that it and HCS Group have entered into a long-term, definitive, binding and bankable renewable isooctane purchase and sale agreement, dated February 21, 2019. HCS Group will be supplied exclusively for sales of Gevo’s renewable isooctane into high-end applications ranging from high purity solvents to specialty fuels under its Haltermann Carless […]

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NREL researchers find way to upcycle plastics into higher value greener products

NREL researchers find way to upcycle plastics into higher value greener products

February 28, 2019 |

In Colorado, researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have discovered a method of plastics upcycling—transforming discarded products into new, high-value materials of better quality and environmental value—that could economically incentivize the recycling of waste plastics and help solve one of the world’s most looming pollution problems. Published in Joule, […]

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Gevo develops proprietary catalytic process to produce renewable isoprene

Gevo develops proprietary catalytic process to produce renewable isoprene

January 28, 2019 |

In Colorado, Gevo announced that it has developed a proprietary, breakthrough catalytic process that transforms low-cost commercially available, or even waste by-product, renewable alcohols into renewable isoprene that would be expected to compete head-to-head on price with natural and petroleum-based chemical equivalents while reducing CO2 emissions. Isoprene is predominantly used in the production of synthetic-based […]

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NREL, PNNL and ANL find ways to reduce costs of biofuel production

NREL, PNNL and ANL find ways to reduce costs of biofuel production

January 9, 2019 |

In Colorado, Researchers from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), and Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) have identified an approach to improve the efficiency and reduce costs of biofuel production that moves beyond conventional strategies. A culmination of years of catalyst development research, “Driving towards cost-competitive biofuels through catalytic fast pyrolysis […]

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Inscripta™ says proprietary CRISPR enzyme achieved wide adoption during first year on the market

Inscripta™ says proprietary CRISPR enzyme achieved wide adoption during first year on the market

January 1, 2019 |

In Colorado, Inscripta™, a leading gene-editing technology company, announced that MAD7, its proprietary CRISPR enzyme, has achieved wide adoption by academic, commercial, and government researchers in its first year of availability. MAD7 was recently recognized by the Scientist magazine as one of the “Top 10 Innovations of 2018.” To build on the progress that Inscripta […]

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Gevo and Renmatrix team on developing commercial renewable jet fuel

Gevo and Renmatrix team on developing commercial renewable jet fuel

December 6, 2018 |

In Colorado, Gevo and Renmatix announced a joint development agreement to evaluate the commercial feasibility of creating renewable jet fuel by integrating Renmatix’s Plantrose® Process with Gevo’s GIFTTM technology and alcohol to jet process. Renmatix’s Plantrose Process converts cellulosic feedstocks such as wood, agricultural residues, or other cellulosic raw materials to cellulosic-based sugars, the basic […]

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NREL researchers making carbon fiber from biomass a reality

NREL researchers making carbon fiber from biomass a reality

November 15, 2018 |

In Colorado, taking a page from history, National Renewable Energy Laboratory researchers successfully produced 50 grams of bio-derived acrylonitrile (CAN). That capped the first phase of a DOE-funded program. The second phase, now underway, calls for the production of 50 kilograms of ACN that will be converted into carbon fiber and tested. The nitrilation process, […]

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