Tag: Gevo

Clariant to scale up Gevo’s technology

Clariant to scale up Gevo’s technology

May 19, 2016 |

In Colorado, Gevo Inc. had announced that it has entered into an agreement with Clariant Corp., one of the world’s leading specialty chemical companies, to develop catalysts to enable Gevo’s ethanol-to-olefins (ETO) technology. As previously disclosed, Gevo’s ETO technology, which uses ethanol as a feedstock, produces tailored mixes of propylene, isobutylene and hydrogen, which are […]

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Baseball, the Trade Deadline, and the Industrial Bioeconomy

Baseball, the Trade Deadline, and the Industrial Bioeconomy

May 16, 2016 |

Every July in American baseball a quiet shake-up occurs around what’s known as the trade deadline.  Right at the trade deadline, players rosters come under the microscope. Are we getting enough home runs from the right fielder? Could we find a cheaper options for first base? At that time, some teams are in the hunt […]

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Gevo announces 2015 Q4 results, to restart isobutanol production at Luverne facility

Gevo announces 2015 Q4 results, to restart isobutanol production at Luverne facility

April 4, 2016 |

In Colorado, Gevo announced its FY 2015 Q4 results with revenue of $7.3 million for the quarter. The company also announced it would resume isobutanol production at its Luverne, Minnesota plant, which it paused in 2015 in order to perform $5 million in upgrades to the facility. The plant maintains a target of up to […]

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Gevo to offer Series C, F and H investment opportunieis

Gevo to offer Series C, F and H investment opportunieis

March 29, 2016 |

In Colorado, Gevo announced that it intends to offer and sell, subject to market and other conditions, Series C units, with each Series C unit consisting of one share of common stock, Series F warrants to purchase a certain number of shares of common stock and Series H warrants to purchase a certain number of […]

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Gevo’s Alcohol to Jet Fuel clears key ASTM hurdle

Gevo’s Alcohol to Jet Fuel clears key ASTM hurdle

March 28, 2016 |

First commercial test flight with Alaska Airlines comes closer In Colorado, ASTM International Committee D02 on Petroleum Products, Liquid Fuels, and Lubricants and Subcommittee D02.J on Aviation Fuel passed a concurrent ballot this week approving the revision of ASTM D7566 (Standard Specification for Aviation Turbine Fuel Containing Synthesized Hydrocarbons) to include alcohol to jet synthetic […]

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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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