Tag: Cool Planet

Cool Planet offers help to California on water usage

Cool Planet offers help to California on water usage

April 2, 2015 |

This week, California Governor Jerry Brown issued an unprecedented order to reduce California’s water usage by 25%. Cool Planet, a California-based company that makes an organic, water-saving soil enhancer, was inspired by the order and is offering to help reach this goal by delivering a truckload of its water-saving CoolTerra product to reduce water usage on the capitol lawns. CoolTerra […]

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Port of Alexandria to invest up to $12 million to welcome Cool Planet

Port of Alexandria to invest up to $12 million to welcome Cool Planet

March 12, 2015 |

In Georgia, the Port of Alexandria is undergoing $6.4 million worth of upgrades to make way for the new Cool Planet facility that is planned for the area. The port’s board of commissioners approved another $1.8 million in infrastructure investments on Wednesday to further support the project. Total port infrastructure investment to support the project […]

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Cool Planet’s CoolTerra reaches finals of 2015 Edison Award

Cool Planet’s CoolTerra reaches finals of 2015 Edison Award

February 12, 2015 |

CoolTerra, a biocarbon soil enhancer from Cool Planet which sequesters carbon and delivers transformative benefits to industries as diverse as agriculture, water and animal health, has been named a 2015 Award Finalist by the internationally renowned Edison Awards. The distinguished awards are inspired by Thomas Edison’s persistence and inventiveness. “Cool Planet is focused on developing […]

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Cool Planet: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

Cool Planet: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

January 28, 2015 |

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 green fuels are chemically identical to fossil fuels […]

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Eight under $70: which biofuels ventures can beat out cheap oil?

Eight under $70: which biofuels ventures can beat out cheap oil?

January 12, 2015 |

Oil prices continue to show incredible volatility. $106 in June, $50 today. Which biofuels ventures have the pro-formas to make money in a tough market?  The Digest investigates. We have written it elsewhere that “good companies make money in good markets, but great companies make money in tough markets,” and by most accounts, the $50 oil […]

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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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