Tag: finance

Case Studies in Renewable Finance: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide to Funding Bioeconomy projects in the US vs Internationally

Case Studies in Renewable Finance: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide to Funding Bioeconomy projects in the US vs Internationally

December 11, 2017 |

Bottom line, if you’re in the business of financing a renewable fuels project with a loan guarantee in the mix, you’re probably talking with some combination of New Energy Risk, Stern Brothers, Faegre Baker Daniels partner John Kirkwood or Kilpatrick Townsend partner Mark Riedy. They’ve been part of the go-to team for more projects than there […]

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The Resources for Scale-up: The Digest’s 2017 Multi Slide Guide to Passmore Group’s view on sustainable project development

The Resources for Scale-up: The Digest’s 2017 Multi Slide Guide to Passmore Group’s view on sustainable project development

May 29, 2017 |

The Passmore Group? It’s like global advanced technology wrapped up inside a maple leaf. There’s hardly a technology wave that’s in any way sustainable or renewable that Jeff Passmore et al have not played a Canadian part in over the past 20 years. The enduring challenge? Getting across the Valley of Death and to scale. For […]

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Lost Generation: ICCT’s financing scheme to jump start advanced biofuels at scale

Lost Generation: ICCT’s financing scheme to jump start advanced biofuels at scale

October 18, 2016 |

One thing that is clear in hindsight from the flow of energy project investment between 2010 and 2014 is that investors believed in three predictions that didn’t come true: 1. The spread between natgas and oil would continue at historically high levels — a belief that touched off a spate of announced gas-to-ethylene projects, that otherwise would […]

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Reaching Scale: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to Leveraging Supply Chain Investments

Reaching Scale: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to Leveraging Supply Chain Investments

October 9, 2016 |

This season, Faegre Baker Daniels’ John Kirkwood outlined the latest on leveraging supply chain investments into debt and equity placements to bring commercial projects to life.

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Green Biologics awarded the Standout Financial Achievement Award from Cleantech Group

Green Biologics awarded the Standout Financial Achievement Award from Cleantech Group

May 4, 2015 |

In the UK, Green Biologics was awarded the Standout Financial Achievement Award on April 28, 2015 in Florence, Italy by Cleantech Group for “the impressiveness of raising over $100 million since December 2013, including $76 million in December 2014 in a creative combination of venture debt and equity, including raising funds at the project level […]

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16 “Red Hot Devil” Questions about biofuels, chemicals, bioproducts and the new agriculture, answered

16 “Red Hot Devil” Questions about biofuels, chemicals, bioproducts and the new agriculture, answered

April 23, 2015 |

Your toughest questions, the Red Hot Devils — impossible to ignore, and hot to handle. Here we present 16 of the best, answered. With great sessions at conferences, delegates are usually keen to get a hold of the powerpoint decks. But how do you get a hold of the great Q&A that follows the presentations  — […]

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The 14 hottest slides from ABLC on financing biofuels, from early-stage to commercial projects

The 14 hottest slides from ABLC on financing biofuels, from early-stage to commercial projects

April 23, 2014 |

Experts from Citi, Heartland Bank, Braemar Energy Ventures, Wilson, Sonsini, Kreig DeVault, Stern Brothers, Kilpatrick Townsend were among the highlight presenters at the 3rd annual Biofuels Financing and Investment Summit, an integrated part of ABLC, the annual bioeconomy conference week now underway in Washington, DC. The Summit this year looked at the complete range of […]

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National Biodiesel Board supports Senate’s move to extend biodiesel tax incentive

National Biodiesel Board supports Senate’s move to extend biodiesel tax incentive

April 7, 2014 |

In Washington, after the Senate Finance Committee passed a package of tax provisions including an extension of the biodiesel tax incentive, the National Biodiesel Board called on Congress to move quickly. The package renews the $1/gallon incentive for biodiesel which expired at the end of 2013. The bill passed in committee Thursday would reinstate the […]

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Green Plains Renewable Energy to redeem all 5.75% convertible notes

Green Plains Renewable Energy to redeem all 5.75% convertible notes

February 17, 2014 |

In Nebraska, Green Plains Renewable Energy announced that it has given notice of its intention to redeem all of the outstanding 5.75% Senior Convertible Notes due 2015. As of February 13, 2014, there was $90.0 million aggregate principal amount of the 2015 Convertible Notes outstanding. This comes three months after the company completed an acquisition […]

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The Big Build-out: Paying for Biofuels at Scale

The Big Build-out: Paying for Biofuels at Scale

[ 0 ] January 27, 2011 |

The USDA tells us that more than 500 biorefineries will be need to be built between now and 2022 in the United States to meet the added requirements for advanced biofuels. With those refineries costing somewhere around $8 per gallon of capacity, or north of $300 million each, the total price tag for bioenergy expansion […]

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