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On the Move in Biofuels: Shake-up at Incitor

In New Mexico, Incitor CEO Troy Lapsys and Executive VP for Business Development Jacob Berman have left the company. Troy Lapsys “is no longer with Incitor. I am not at liberty to disclose any more details at this point in time,” the company said in a terse statement. Is Berman still with the company? “No, […]

March 14, 2013 More

Everyday low (fuel) prices: Drop-in advanced biofuels for under $100 per barrel

Brent Crude trades this past week at a transorbital $109 per barrel (West Texas Intermediate at a suborbital, if high, $85). It puts the conventional wisdom that biofuels are too infrastructure incompatible and too costly to the test. Are they? Let’s look today at progress in developing infrastructure-compatible, drop-in advanced biofuels that cost less than […]

November 12, 2012 More

Incitor and the birth of a new low-cost fuel molecule

A new drop-in, low-cost, high-octane fuel molecule? How does that work, and why, and when? How does it change the energy independence equation?  Today, the Digest visits Incitor to find out about Alestron. Back in 2008, there was a flurry of coverage of a new class of fuel molecules that could be made affordably from […]

October 4, 2012 More

Incitor receives another $1m in funding for New Mexico plant

In New Mexico, Incitor has succeeded in another VC investment round with investments totaling $1m for their conversion technology that turns CMF into usable fuel. The company has signed a letter of intent to build its facility in Milan, and has since attracted investment from the New Mexico Angels and the Sun Mountain Capital of […]

September 10, 2012 More

New Kids on the Block: 12 hot bio-based technologies worth watching (Part 2)

Part 2: As the biobased revolution moves into the commercialization stage, new products and enabling technologies continue to surface that offer tantalyzing opportunities. In yesterday’s Part I, we looked at 6 innovation-stage companies worth keeping a close eye on – some practically brand-spanking new – others have been flying under the radar for several years. […]

June 26, 2012 More

Cottonwood Technology Fund invests $1.5M in Incitor

In New Mexico, Incitor received $1.5 million from the Cottonwood Technology Fund to finance its next growth phase. Incitor’s patent-pending low-temperature chemical process breaks down various forms of agricultural, solid, woody or algal waste to produce commodity petrochemical replacements, specialty bio-based chemicals, and Alestron, a novel third generation biofuel compatible with both gasoline and diesel. […]

June 13, 2012 More