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Gevo inks LOI With Highlands EnviroFuels for Isobutanol in Florida

Gevo inks LOI With Highlands EnviroFuels for Isobutanol in Florida

November 25, 2014 |

Plant to convert sugar cane and sweet sorghum to 20-25 million gallons per year of Isobutanol From Colorado, Gevo announced that Highlands EnviroFuels has signed a letter of intent to become a Gevo licensee to produce renewable isobutanol. Highlands will build a commercial-scale “Brazilian-style” syrup mill in Highlands County, Florida, which would have a production capacity […]

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Gevo finds a way

Gevo finds a way

November 13, 2014 |

Like Rocky Balboa, no matter how many punches they take, Gevo just won’t fall over. In fact, the company’s prospects have brightened considerably in recent months — is the company “gonna fly now”? How and why is success on the horizon? For most of its history, Gevo has looked like a long-shot — a company […]

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Gevo sells isobutanol to Gulf Racing Fuels for marine and off-road

Gevo sells isobutanol to Gulf Racing Fuels for marine and off-road

October 2, 2014 |

In Colorado, Gevo announced that it is selling renewable isobutanol to Gulf Racing Fuels for their new line of marine and off-road fuels. The new biofuels will meet Gulf Racing Fuels’ requirement for an oxygenated off-road fuel. The renewable isobutanol is being produced at Gevo’s Luverne, Minnesota facility. Initially, Gulf Racing Fuels will create three […]

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Gevo to Appeal US Patent Office ruling following setback on separation, recovery patents

Gevo to Appeal US Patent Office ruling following setback on separation, recovery patents

September 28, 2014 |

In Colorado, Gevo announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) issued an inter partes review decision rejecting the claims of Gevo’s U.S. Patent Nos. 8,283,505 (the ’505 Patent) and 8,304,588 (the ’588 Patent), which cover methods of isobutanol separation and recovery in retrofit ethanol plants. Gevo plans to appeal the decision to […]

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Gevo says isobutanol batch times reduced 50%, production set to rise at Luverne

Gevo says isobutanol batch times reduced 50%, production set to rise at Luverne

September 18, 2014 |

In Colorado, Gevo reported an update on the progress of the Side-by-Side operational mode of its plant in Luverne, MN. In the beginning of June, Gevo commenced the co-production of isobutanol and ethanol, with one fermenter dedicated to isobutanol production and three fermenters dedicated to ethanol production. With the completion of the last phase of […]

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And now, strangest of all wonders, more on Butamax vs Gevo

And now, strangest of all wonders, more on Butamax vs Gevo

September 10, 2014 |

It’s like the selling of Ginsu knives, the legal dispute between these two companies. No matter how much you hear….but wait, there’s more! This week, we heard from Butamax that the District Court of Delaware has issued an order scheduling two further rounds of patent infringement actions pending between Butamax and Gevo for resolution. The […]

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What we know about Gevo’s stock run-up, trading volume surge and the rumors

What we know about Gevo’s stock run-up, trading volume surge and the rumors

September 5, 2014 |

We’re receiving a heavy flow of queries regarding Gevo in the mailbox. Here’s what we know: Informed industry sources say there have been “substantial layoffs” at the company’s corporate offices in Colorado — which is to say, some key industry people are on the job hunt. Our usual contacts at Gevo are in a “neither […]

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Butamax will pay attorneys’ fees for Gevo litigation

Butamax will pay attorneys’ fees for Gevo litigation

August 28, 2014 |

In Delaware, Butamax’s victory in Gevo’s lawsuit for copyright infringement will still cost the company, as the judge in the case refused to award attorneys’ fees to Butamax. According to US District Court Judge Sue Robinson, Gevo hadn’t pointlessly filed suit against Butamax, leaving the latter financially responsible for its attorneys’ fees. The lawsuit, which […]

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Gevo boosts revs in Q2, but losses widen; aims for break-even at Luverne by year end

Gevo boosts revs in Q2, but losses widen; aims for break-even at Luverne by year end

August 20, 2014 |

In Colorado, Gevo announced a net loss for Q2 2014 of $17.2 million compared to $15.2M during Q2 2013, on Q2 revenues of $7.7M compared to $1.9M for Q2 2013. The increase in revenue during 2014 is primarily a result of the production and sale of ethanol and distiller’s grains of $5.5 million following the […]

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Gevo expects Lucerne plant to break even by end of 2014

Gevo expects Lucerne plant to break even by end of 2014

August 4, 2014 |

In Minnesota, Gevo expects that its second-generation ethanol and isobutanol plant in Lucerne will break even by the end of 2014. It expects to produce 1 million gallons of isobutanol by the end of the year and 3 million gallons by the end of 2015. The facility also produces 18 million gallons of ethanol.  

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