Tag: Vertimass

Affordable, renewable hydrocarbons made from ethanol: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Vertimass

Affordable, renewable hydrocarbons made from ethanol: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Vertimass

December 24, 2017 |

Vertimass technology was originated at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, where scientists discovered novel catalysts that convert a wide range of alcohols into various hydrocarbon blend stocks which can be used in existing gasoline, diesel and jet engines without modifications. CEO Charles Wyman gave this illuminating overview of the technology, the commercial rationale and the timelines […]

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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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DOE’s Bioenergy Technology Office validates Vertimass technology as intermediate

DOE’s Bioenergy Technology Office validates Vertimass technology as intermediate

August 22, 2017 |

In California, Vertimass LLC announced completion of intermediate technology validation from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technology Office (BETO), which verified performance against negotiated milestones, provided progress on scale-up, and reviewed Vertimass’ estimated cost for their transformative catalytic technology. Vertimass believes this BETO verification paves the way for Vertimass to move to the demonstration […]

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Vertibirds are GO: DOE OKs Vertimass drop-in biofuels technology, clears path to demo scale 

Vertibirds are GO: DOE OKs Vertimass drop-in biofuels technology, clears path to demo scale 

August 22, 2017 |

In California, Vertimass gained its intermediate technology validation with the US DOE’s Bioenergy Technology Office, which verified performance against negotiated milestones, provided progress on scale-up, and reviewed Vertimass’ estimated cost for their transformative catalytic technology. BETO verification effectively opens the door for Vertimass to move to demonstration scale of its technology for converting ethanol into gasoline, diesel, […]

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Ethanol to drop-in fuels: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Oak Ridge’s Catalytic ethanol upgrade technology

Ethanol to drop-in fuels: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Oak Ridge’s Catalytic ethanol upgrade technology

February 21, 2017 |

The program objective seen in these slides is to take a technology from Technical Readiness Level 2 to TRL 3/4 — a technology that directly upgrades ethanol to a drop-in hydrocarbon fuel at a high yield. Among the investors here are three of the technology gurus behind Vertimass – Chaitanya Narula, Martin KellerBrian H. Davison — although […]

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Renewable hydrocarbons from ethanol: The Digest’s 2016 8-Slide Guide to Vertimass

Renewable hydrocarbons from ethanol: The Digest’s 2016 8-Slide Guide to Vertimass

January 4, 2016 |

Vertimass technology was originated at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, where scientists discovered novel catalysts that convert a wide range of alcohols into various hydrocarbon blend stocks which can be used in existing gasoline, diesel and jet engines without modifications. In this slide deck, CEO Charles Wyman looks at the technology, the commercial rationale and the timelines. […]

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Vertimass, DOE validate benchmarks, process design for high-yield alcohol-to-fuels technology 

Vertimass, DOE validate benchmarks, process design for high-yield alcohol-to-fuels technology 

November 1, 2015 |

In California, Vertimass completed its DOE technology validation that verifies the benchmark performance, initial process design and preliminary cost information for a new award of $2 million by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technology Office. This achievement allows Vertimass to move fully forward with building the foundation from which to begin scale up within […]

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Vertimass chooses Technip to pilot alcohol to drop-in fuel technology

Vertimass chooses Technip to pilot alcohol to drop-in fuel technology

September 15, 2015 |

In California, Vertimass announced the company has chosen Technip to provide pilot testing, scale-up, and initial plant design for their novel technology for converting alcohol to renewable gasoline, diesel, and jet fuel blend stocks that are compatible with the current transportation fuel infrastructure. The work will be done at the Technip’s Research Center in Weymouth, […]

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Vertimass secures $2 million DOE grant for aviation biofuel

Vertimass secures $2 million DOE grant for aviation biofuel

December 2, 2014 |

In California, Vertimass announced it has received a grant of up to $2 million from the U.S. Department of Energy. The grant was awarded to aid the organization in its mission to commercialize “green” catalyst technology that converts ethanol into gasoline, diesel and jet fuel blend stocks, while retaining compatibility with the current transportation fuel […]

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The Hottest Companies: Vertimass Photo Votes for 2014-15

The Hottest Companies: Vertimass Photo Votes for 2014-15

October 13, 2014 |

Here are the photo votes received for Vertimass in this years’s competition for the Hottest Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy, Renewable Chemicals & Biomaterials. More on photo voting in this years’ rankings process, here.

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