Tag: Cool Planet

4 minutes with…Wes Bolsen, Cool Planet, Strategic Partnerships

4 minutes with…Wes Bolsen, Cool Planet, Strategic Partnerships

November 4, 2014 |

Tell us about your organization and it’s role in the advanced bioeconomy. Cool Planet produces high-octane, aromatic fuel blendstocks for gasoline, jet, and diesel, as well as CoolTerra enhanced biochar for use in agriculture and water applications. The technology has the capability of producing carbon negative fuel from the company’s distributed plant model that places […]

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The cool of CoolTerra

The cool of CoolTerra

October 21, 2014 |

News from California arrived this month that Cool Planet Energy Systems, a technology company that develops sustainable solutions for energy, food and water, has unveiled its first commercial-scale production facility for its CoolTerra soil amendment. The new manufacturing facility is located in Camarillo, California. “This is an important step for our company, and we believe […]

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Cool Planet takes big steps toward scale for waste-to-gasoline, soil amendment

Cool Planet takes big steps toward scale for waste-to-gasoline, soil amendment

October 5, 2014 |

USDA issues $91M loan guarantee conditional commit to Cool Planet. Obama Adminstration back building of the company’s first commercial plant in Louisiana, as it opens its first commercial-scale Cool Terra operation in California. “First of hundreds” says Cool Planet CEO. In California, Cool Planet Energy Systems was issued a $91MM conditional commitment from the United States […]

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Cool Planet to tender for Louisiana plant construction later this year

Cool Planet to tender for Louisiana plant construction later this year

August 15, 2014 |

In Louisiana, Cool Planet expects to put out to tender later this year for construction of its $56 million waste-to-gasoline facility. It has already begun ground clearing ahead of the process. Front-end design work should be finished by November. The facility should start producing 1 million gallons per year beginning in 2016, later scaling up […]

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On the Move in Biofuels: Cool Planet

On the Move in Biofuels: Cool Planet

August 3, 2014 |

In Colorado, Cool Planet Energy Systems announced 4 key appointments for construction and operations of its first commercial plant in the U.S.  Randy Tucker will serve as Vice President, Capital Projects, with overall responsibility for directing the project.  Robert Djelveh will serve as Vice President, Supply Chain, and Rex Downen will serve as Construction Manager […]

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Sweet 16: the hottest slides on biofuels’ key technologies, regions, policies, from ABLC

Sweet 16: the hottest slides on biofuels’ key technologies, regions, policies, from ABLC

April 24, 2014 |

Experts from Coca-Cola, Avantium, Virent, American Process, DSM, ICM, Imperium, Liquid Light, Maverick Synfuels, Beta Renewables, Algenol, Cool Plant, Clariant — as well as top management at the USDA and US Department of Energy were among the highlight presenters on the second day at ABLC, the annual bioeconomy leadership conference in Washington, DC. ABLC this […]

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ABLC buzzes about finance, government actions, chemicals, carbon, and technology advances

ABLC buzzes about finance, government actions, chemicals, carbon, and technology advances

April 23, 2014 |

As ABLC completes its second day, companies, agencies, financiers step forward to detail advances toward scale, new programs. In Washington, more than 35 companies came under the microscope as delegates at ABLC, the annual bioeconomy leadership conference which continues through Wednesday with more than 100 speakers on the agenda, moved from policy considerations to a […]

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Calling Tony Stark: Miniaturizing biofuels’ hot technologies

Calling Tony Stark: Miniaturizing biofuels’ hot technologies

April 15, 2014 |

Scale-up, scale-up, scale-up. But what about scale-down? The Digest looks at how some technologists are aiming to bring the machines to the biomass, and transforming costs and options along the way. Scale-up — it’s the most exciting, yet dreaded phrase in advanced industrial biotechnology. It’s the period when a technology comes out of the lab […]

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10 Bellwether Biofuels & Biobased Projects for 2014

10 Bellwether Biofuels & Biobased Projects for 2014

April 14, 2014 |

Advanced biofuels – are plans turning into reality? Are development plans realistic? When these 10 projects open for business (or not) in 2014, you’ll know for sure. We wrote in 2012: “If, by this time next year, we have all of these projects completed and in operation, it will go a long way towards substantiating […]

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Cool Planet: Biofuels Digest’s 2014 5-Minute Guide

Cool Planet: Biofuels Digest’s 2014 5-Minute Guide

April 8, 2014 |

Cool Planet is a technology company that is developing sustainable products to address three of the world’s largest markets: energy, food and water. Currently they are commercializing a technology to create drop-in green fuels and biochar in a way that can change the world for good. The biochar products sequester carbon and deliver transformative benefits […]

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