Tag: Gevo

4 advanced biofuel plants for Argentina as Porta, Gevo announce deal

4 advanced biofuel plants for Argentina as Porta, Gevo announce deal

February 2, 2016 |

Gevo and Porta are targeting the construction of at least four isobutanol plants in Argentina; first plant to be wholly owned by Porta, with a targeted production capacity of up to five million gallons per year In Colorado, Gevo has entered into a license agreement and a joint development agreement with Argentine ethanol distiller Porta […]

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On the Move in the Bioeconomy: Gevo taps Bill Baum for board seat

On the Move in the Bioeconomy: Gevo taps Bill Baum for board seat

January 24, 2016 |

In Colorado, Gevo appointed of William H. Baum to its Board of Directors.  Mr. Baum has worked in the chemical and biobased products and technology industries during his career, with a focus on business development and strategic alliances.  He has worked in renewable fuels and chemicals for the past 18 years with Verenium Corporation, Diversa […]

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Alaska Airlines to fill up with 1,000 gallons of Gevo fuel for commercial flights

Alaska Airlines to fill up with 1,000 gallons of Gevo fuel for commercial flights

January 7, 2016 |

In Washington state, Alaska Airlines will buy 1,000 gallons of Gevo’s alcohol-based jetfuel for commercial flights set to begin later this year. It hasn’t yet decided how many flights will use the fuel or at what blend rate. Already the airline has run successful demo flights with the fuel. Alaska is Gevo’s first commercial customer. […]

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Alcohol to renewable jet fuel: The Digest’s 2015 8-Slide Guide to Gevo’s ATJ

Alcohol to renewable jet fuel: The Digest’s 2015 8-Slide Guide to Gevo’s ATJ

December 16, 2015 |

Alcohol-to-jet. Several are working on it – Byogy, for example, and Vertimass, Virent and LanzaTech. But Gevo has been working through the rigorous ASTM process for six years, which includes extensive engine testing and data analysis by all of the major original equipment manufacturers to establish the specification for this drop in fuel. Once approved, this […]

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“High confidence level” as alcohol-to-jet fuel closes in on historic ASTM approval

“High confidence level” as alcohol-to-jet fuel closes in on historic ASTM approval

December 16, 2015 |

As ASTM technical balloting is underway and as experts sift through and request revised submissions of technical data, insiders are pointing to an early 2016 approval for Gevo’s renewable alcohol-to-jet fuel.  In Washington, CAAFI Executive Director Steve Csonka declared a “high confidence level” in the approval of a key fuel standard, for alcohol-to-jet fuels, by ASTM, […]

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Gevo raises $10M in equity offering; what’s it mean, what’s it for?

Gevo raises $10M in equity offering; what’s it mean, what’s it for?

December 13, 2015 |

In Colorado, Gevo closed a $10 million offering of common stock. Cowen & Company’s Jeffrey Osborne writes: Funds raised through the equity offering will be used to execute capex at the company’s Luverne facilities. After having settled ongoing legal issues with Butamax in the previous quarter, Gevo is poised to ramp up isobutanol production for […]

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Will boaters make Gevo rock?

Will boaters make Gevo rock?

November 10, 2015 |

Despite a signature partnership with Praj, Gevo’s short-term future looks strongest at the marina, where blockbuster economics apply. So Praj and Gevo, which began dating some time ago as prospective partners and started going steady a few months ago in signing an MOU — have decided to move in together, via a license agreement and […]

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Praj signs licensing and joint development agreements for Gevo’s Isobutanol

Praj signs licensing and joint development agreements for Gevo’s Isobutanol

November 9, 2015 |

In India, further to an MoU signed earlier this year, Praj Industries Limited (Praj) and biofuels company Gevo Inc have signed licensing and joint development agreements for Gevo’s Isobutanol technology. The Isobutanol technology will be offered to sugar and starch-based ethanol plants, including the majority of Praj’s customers, globally. As part of the agreements, Praj […]

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Gevo targets marine market, cuts isobutanol production cost 

Gevo targets marine market, cuts isobutanol production cost 

November 8, 2015 |

In Colorado, Gevo announced revenues for Q3 2015 of $8.0M compared with $10.1M for Q3 2014.During the third quarter of 2015, revenues derived at the Luverne plant were $7.6 million, a decrease of $1.6 million from the same period in 2014. This decrease was primarily a result of lower ethanol prices. The company also highlighted […]

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The Isooctene Revolution, Redux: The Digest’s updated 2015 8-Slide Guide to Gevo

The Isooctene Revolution, Redux: The Digest’s updated 2015 8-Slide Guide to Gevo

September 30, 2015 |

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 ethanol producers. The second piece […]

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