Tag: Comet

Comet Biorefining hires Rich Troyer, formerly of Coskata, as CEO

Comet Biorefining hires Rich Troyer, formerly of Coskata, as CEO

April 18, 2016 |

In Canada, Comet Biorefining, has announced the appointment of Rich Troyer as the company’s CEO. Andrew Richard, Comet founder, has been appointed Chairman of the Board and Chief Technology Officer of the company. Troyer was previously the Chief Business Officer at Coskata and also served as a Managing Director at the Blackstone Group where he […]

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Cellulosic Sugar Producers Cooperative collaborating with Comet Biorefining to develop agricultural biomass supply chain

Cellulosic Sugar Producers Cooperative collaborating with Comet Biorefining to develop agricultural biomass supply chain

March 28, 2016 |

In Canada, Cellulosic Sugar Producers Cooperative, an Ontario-based farmer’s cooperative, confirms that it has entered into a memorandum of understanding with Comet Biorefining to collaborate on the development of a sustainable agricultural biomass supply chain in southwestern Ontario. Comet Biorefining recently announced Sarnia, Ontario as the location of its commercial-scale biomass-derived sugar facility. The plant […]

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Comet to build 30K ton biomass sugar plant in Ontario

Comet to build 30K ton biomass sugar plant in Ontario

February 19, 2016 |

In Washington, Comet Biorefining announced at ABLC 2016 the location of its commercial-scale biomass-derived sugar facility in the TransAlta Energy Park in Sarnia, Ontario.  The 60 million pounds per year plant will come online in 2018 producing dextrose sugar from locally-sourced corn stover and wheat straw.  Corn stover consists of residues left in the field […]

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TruMarx Data Partners introduces biodiesel and RIN capacity to OTC platform

TruMarx Data Partners introduces biodiesel and RIN capacity to OTC platform

January 14, 2015 |

In Illinois, TruMarx Data Partners Inc., the creator of COMET, an on-demand platform for custom bilateral OTC transactions, announced the introduction of biodiesel and RINs transaction capability. COMET now supports direct bilateral transactions for biodiesel and assigned RINs, separated D4 RINs, and RINless biodiesel (wet gallons). This new capability allows users to:

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Virdia ups the ante in the Race for the New Sugars

Virdia ups the ante in the Race for the New Sugars

March 6, 2012 |

Low-cost cellulosic sugar maker announces $100 million in financing; name change from HCL CleanTech, support from Mississippi. The race for leadership in low-cost sugars heats up. In California, Virdia, formerly HCL CleanTech, a leading developer of cellulosic sugars, today announced major company milestones, including a new brand and CEO, its latest funding round, and a […]

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The Signs: Good news for the Aces of Bio-Based may spell trouble for the Renewable Fuel Standard

The Signs: Good news for the Aces of Bio-Based may spell trouble for the Renewable Fuel Standard

[ 0 ] December 22, 2010 |

“I saw the sign and it opened up my eyes, I saw the sign.” Ace of Base, The Sign The Signs. In Washington, the courts yesterday denied a challenge to the Renewable Fuel Standard from the oil industry. LS9 raised $30 million in Series D financing and is headed for Brazil. Noble Group announced a […]

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