Tag: Gevo

Marine industry tests show Gevo isobutanol OK up to 16.1%

Marine industry tests show Gevo isobutanol OK up to 16.1%

February 17, 2015 |

In Colorado, a consortium of leading organizations from the recreational marine industry has completed more than four years of testing Gevo Inc.’s renewable isobutanol in marine engines. Thousands of hours of testing showed that isobutanol blends of up to 16.1 percent can be used in marine engines without deterioration of engine or boat performance. The […]

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Gevo’s isobutanol good for blends of up to 16.1% in marine engines

Gevo’s isobutanol good for blends of up to 16.1% in marine engines

February 16, 2015 |

In Colorado, testing on Gevo’s renewable isobutanol in marine engines has concluded after four years. The tests, performed by a consortium of leading organizations from the recreational marine industry, have showed that isobutanol blends of up to 16.1% can be used in marine engines without deterioration of engine or boat performance. The consortium tested many […]

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Gevo taps Plug Power CEO to join its Board

Gevo taps Plug Power CEO to join its Board

February 12, 2015 |

In Colorado, Gevo announced it has appointed Andy Marsh to its Board of Directors. Mr. Marsh is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Plug Power Inc. (Nasdaq:PLUG), the leading designer and manufacturer of commercially viable hydrogen and fuel cell systems. Mr. Marsh joined Plug Power as President and CEO in April 2008. Under his […]

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Gevo: Party-time for SCOTUS win is over, time to raise some money

Gevo: Party-time for SCOTUS win is over, time to raise some money

January 28, 2015 |

Following just one day after a big win in the Supreme Court and a corporate update last week, Gevo announced that it intends to offer and sell, subject to market and other conditions, common stock units. Each common stock unit will consist of one share of common stock, Series A warrants to purchase a certain […]

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Gevo: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

Gevo: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

January 27, 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. We have developed a robust industrial scale yeast biocatalyst to produce isobutanol without typical byproducts operating at parameters equivalent to commercial ethanol producers. The second […]

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Supreme Court sides with Gevo in long-standing patent dispute

Supreme Court sides with Gevo in long-standing patent dispute

January 27, 2015 |

In Washington, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Gevo’s favor and overturned an earlier Federal Circuit Court of Appeals ruling on the interpretation of key patent claims. On April 11, 2013, the Delaware District Court (District Court) entered a final judgment of non-infringement in Gevo’s favor following the acknowledgment by Butamax Advanced Biofuels LLC (Butamax) […]

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Gevo lays off 23 employees to cut costs

Gevo lays off 23 employees to cut costs

January 20, 2015 |

In Colorado, as part of Gevo’s ongoing expense management strategy designed to extend the Company’s operating runway, Gevo decreased its corporate headcount by 23 employees, or 41% of the Englewood-based staff. These reductions come mainly from the technology group and are effective immediately. While this decision translates into meaningful costs savings for the Company, it […]

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Gevo penetrates Canadian market via Isobutanol sales to Brenntag Canada

Gevo penetrates Canadian market via Isobutanol sales to Brenntag Canada

January 14, 2015 |

In Canada, Gevo announced it has launched sales of renewable isobutanol to Brenntag Canada Inc., a member of the Brenntag group companies for distribution into the solvents, oil and gas, mining and specialty chemicals markets. The initial market entry is focused on Canada. Brenntag Canada has purchased truckload quantities of isobutanol from Gevo for distribution […]

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Gevo’s Luverne plant hits isobutanol co-production goal of 50,000 gallons/ month

Gevo’s Luverne plant hits isobutanol co-production goal of 50,000 gallons/ month

January 12, 2015 |

In Colorado, Gevo has met its isobutanol production goal at its Luverne, Minnesota plant using the the Side-by-Side operation mode. The company had hoped to reach production levels of 50-100 thousand gallons per month by the end of 2014. The plant commenced the co-production of isobutanol and ethanol in June of 2014, with one fermenter […]

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Gevo shifts Nasdaq listing to gain additional grace period to raise its stock price

Gevo shifts Nasdaq listing to gain additional grace period to raise its stock price

January 5, 2015 |

In Colorado, Gevo announced that it received a positive determination from the Listing Qualifications department of The Nasdaq Stock Market on December 30, 2014, granting approval of the Company’s request to transfer its listing to The Nasdaq Capital Market® from The Nasdaq Global Market®. The Company’s securities will begin trading on the Nasdaq Capital Market […]

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