Tag: Renmatix

Fuels America leaders say “thank you, President Trump” for RFS support

Fuels America leaders say “thank you, President Trump” for RFS support

November 10, 2017 |

In Washington, a coalition of the nation’s leaders in advanced and cellulosic biofuels thanked President Trump for his commitment to the RFS, which “has attracted billions of dollars of investment in first-of-a-kind technologies in the advanced and cellulosic biofuels industry.” They also express concerns about the EPA’s July proposal to reduce White House-approved growth in […]

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Cellulosics & the Whole Bio-Barrel: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Renmatix

Cellulosics & the Whole Bio-Barrel: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Renmatix

July 18, 2017 |

Renmatix is a technology licensor that enables the production of petrochemicals from plants. The company’s water-based Plantrose process is the lowest cost method for converting a wide range of non-food biomass into cellulosic sugars, used in the global chemical and fuels markets. Renmatix CTO Fred Moesler gave this illuminating overview on the company and its […]

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11 companies advance in Maine’s Born Global Challenge

11 companies advance in Maine’s Born Global Challenge

March 5, 2017 |

At ABLC 2017, Maine’s Born Global Challenge named Core Biofuels, DMC, CRI, D4 Energy Group, Concord Blue, Ark Power Dynamics, NuFuels, Visolis, Phytonix, Renmatix and Sweetwater Energy as the first set of prequalified companies — a second round of companies will be announced after the Statements of Concept and Cooperation have been executed.    

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Gates Backs Renmatix; Total takes 1 million ton/year cellulosic sugar license

Gates Backs Renmatix; Total takes 1 million ton/year cellulosic sugar license

September 15, 2016 |

In Pennsylvania, Bill Gates is leading the latest investment round into the pioneering cellulosic sugars producer Renmatix as energy giant Total joins in with second investment and a 1 million ton per year license. Gates is the chairman of the Breakthrough Energy Coalition— along with Zuckerberg, Branson, Bezos, Steyer, Khosla, Doerr, and 20 others who […]

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Fast & Flexible: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to Renmatix

Fast & Flexible: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to Renmatix

April 17, 2016 |

Renmatix is a technology licensor that enables the production of petrochemicals from plants. The company’s water-based Plantrose process is the lowest cost method for converting a wide range of non-food biomass into cellulosic sugars, used in the global chemical and fuels markets. Renmatix CFO Tim Brown gave this updated deck on the company as part […]

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Renmatix to develop first commercial facility with unnamed partner next year

Renmatix to develop first commercial facility with unnamed partner next year

November 18, 2015 |

In Pennsylvania, Renmatix says that it will develop its first wood-based commercial scale cellulosic sugar biorefinery next year, producing between 100,000 tons and 300,000 tons annually. Developing the project with an undisclosed partner, it will be built in either Europe, Asia or the Americas. The company says it is competitive with $50 oil and could […]

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2015 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Winners announced

2015 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Winners announced

July 13, 2015 |

In Washington, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced the 2015 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge awards have been made to Algenol, Hybrid Coating Technologies/Nanotech Industries, LanzaTech, SOLTEX, Renmatix and Professor Eugene Chen of Colorado State University, for  innovative solutions that “reduce the use of energy, hazardous chemicals and water, while cutting manufacturing costs and sparking investments, […]

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Thrive, survive, jive or take five: Who is weathering the $50 oil storm in biofuels, and how?

Thrive, survive, jive or take five: Who is weathering the $50 oil storm in biofuels, and how?

May 13, 2015 |

A period of lower-cost oil has, famously, descended on the market, reminding us that business models should always take into account “black swan” economic events such as the battle between OPEC and unconventional oil producers over some 10% of global market share, which has tumbled oil prices some 20% down, with US currency strength causing […]

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Renmatix acquires Mascoma demonstration plant in New York

Renmatix acquires Mascoma demonstration plant in New York

May 5, 2015 |

Another step towards commercial scale, aimed at “secure supply” of cellulose-lignin solids for Renmatix’ Georgia facility Renmatix announced that it has acquired existing assets of the former Mascoma corporation’s 56,000 square foot manufacturing facility in Rome, NY. The new Feedstock Processing Facility (FPF) is dedicated to the first step in conversion to cellulosic sugar (from […]

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Total makes play in cellulosic sugars, invests in Renmatix, inks JDA

Total makes play in cellulosic sugars, invests in Renmatix, inks JDA

March 3, 2015 |

Total takes equity and Board seat in licensor of supercritical hydrolysis tech for production of low-cost cellulosic sugars. What’s up, what does it say about Total, the sector and Renmatix — and why might all this be aimed at a path to lower cost renewable jet fuel? In California, Total New Energies is making an investment in Renmatix, […]

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