Tag: Gevo

Gevo ops for Royal DSM’s new eBOOST

Gevo ops for Royal DSM’s new eBOOST

June 27, 2018 |

In Colorado, Gevo announced that it has adopted Royal DSM’s new eBOOST™ yeast at its production facility in Luverne, MN for the enhanced production of ethanol.  eBOOST™ offers improved yields and enhanced profitability. “We were pleased to have worked with Royal DSM to trial its eBOOST™ solution as part of its commercialization phase.  We liked the results we […]

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Gevo signs supply agreement for alcohol-to-jet fuel with Avfuel

Gevo signs supply agreement for alcohol-to-jet fuel with Avfuel

June 21, 2018 |

In Colorado, Gevo announced that it has entered into a long-term agreement to supply its renewable alcohol-to-jet fuel (ATJ) to Avfuel Corporation, effective July 1, 2018. Avfuel is a leading global supplier of aviation fuel and services to all industry consumer groups, servicing more than 3,000 locations worldwide. The Supply Agreement with Avfuel is Gevo’s […]

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Gevo says EPA approval of iosbutanol good start but 16% blending will be better

Gevo says EPA approval of iosbutanol good start but 16% blending will be better

June 18, 2018 |

In Washington, on June 12, 2018, the Environmental Protection Agency announced the approval of isobutanol at a 16% blend level in gasoline for on-road use in automobiles.  Previous to this isobutanol had been approved for on-road use up to a 12.5% blend. Commenting on the announcement, Patrick Gruber, Chief Executive Officer of Gevo, said, “Blends […]

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Gevo extends distribution deal with Musket to market isobutanol

Gevo extends distribution deal with Musket to market isobutanol

February 8, 2018 |

In Colorado, Gevo announced that it has strengthened its existing relationship with Musket Corporation, a national fuel distributor under the umbrella of the Love’s Family of Companies, by amending its existing isobutanol supply agreement to provide Musket with the exclusive right to sell Gevo’s renewable isobutanol within a 300-mile radius of Houston, Texas.  This agreement […]

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Gevo still has its eye on making Luverne facility profitable

Gevo still has its eye on making Luverne facility profitable

January 3, 2018 |

In Colorado, Gevo’s goal is to aggregate enough confirmed commercial off-take to support the capital expense of expanding Gevo’s production facility based in Luverne, MN.  Gevo plans to expand its business development capabilities in 2018 to achieve this goal. Gevo is undertaking several initiatives to improve the cash flow profile of its business in 2018 […]

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Notes from Scaleville: the Global Bioenergies, Gevo and Siluria stories

Notes from Scaleville: the Global Bioenergies, Gevo and Siluria stories

December 17, 2017 |

This week we’ve received news from three companies that have struck out in search of new markets for their fundamental processes, and new applications for biotechnology in some ancient and ossified markets such as jet fuel, C3 chemicals and gasoline. The News from Global Bioenergies In France, Global Bioenergies has started the start of the […]

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Gevo switches to ethanol at Lucerne as it waits for isobutanol market to catch up

Gevo switches to ethanol at Lucerne as it waits for isobutanol market to catch up

November 8, 2017 |

In Colorado, Gevo said it decided to reduce its employee base at the Luverne Facility in October to better match industry norms in terms of staffing levels necessary to produce solely ethanol at the plant. It does not believe that this staffing reduction will impact its ability to periodically return to the co-production of isobutanol […]

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Aviation fuels and much more: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Gevo

Aviation fuels and much more: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Gevo

November 8, 2017 |

We Really Do Mean “Drop-in”. Gevo has two proprietary technologies that combine to make it possible to retrofit existing ethanol plants to produce isobutanol, a four carbon alcohol which serves as a hydrocarbon platform molecule. They have developed an industrial scale yeast biocatalyst to produce isobutanol without typical byproducts operating at parameters equivalent to commercial […]

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9 Fly with Gevo’s Jet Fuel from O’Hare on “Fly Green Day” 

9 Fly with Gevo’s Jet Fuel from O’Hare on “Fly Green Day” 

November 8, 2017 |

In Illinois, today is Fly Green Day, sponsored by the O’Hare Fuel Committee, at Chicago O’Hare International Airport. 7 commercial airlines, plus Atlas Air and FedEx are flying out of O’Hare today on Gevo-based sustainable aviation fuel. Among them: Lufthansa, United Airlines, Etihad, Cathay Pacific Airways, Emirates, Japan Airlines, Korean Air, Atlas Air — and the […]

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Sierra Hotel: Los Alamos, Gevo to develop ultra long-range missile, aviation fuels

Sierra Hotel: Los Alamos, Gevo to develop ultra long-range missile, aviation fuels

October 11, 2017 |

Imagine, for example, a Boeing 777 flying non-stop between any two cities in the world. Or F-18A/F Superhornets adding significant weapon loads, or up to 30% to flight range. It’s like getting a new generation of aircraft without the multi-billion price tag. Gevo and Los Alamos National Lab have commenced a project to make it […]

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