Tag: Blue Sugars

Ciao, Western Biomass Energy, formerly Blue Sugars, formerly KL Energy.

Ciao, Western Biomass Energy, formerly Blue Sugars, formerly KL Energy.

May 17, 2013 |

You can sum it up in 10 words: Studebaker, Maxwell, Hudson, Checker, DeSoto, Duesenberg, LaSalle, Oldsmobile, Plymouth, Tucker. The names of beloved auto brands that went by the wayside — great in their day, but unable to adapt to modern times. The passing of a great brand is a sad thing, but it doesn’t mean […]

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Western Biomass Energy restructuring after filing for Chapter 11 in October

Western Biomass Energy restructuring after filing for Chapter 11 in October

February 13, 2013 |

In Wyoming, Blue Sugars says that its Upton-based Western Biomass Energy filed for Chapter 11 on Oct. 31, 2012 and is currently undergoing restructuring. The company listed a total of $31.5 million secured debt and unsecured debt at $3.84 million, but about $30 million of the debt is with Blue Sugars. The company was the […]

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New 5-Minute Biofuels Digest Guides to Blue Sugars, Clariant, Direvo, Dyadic, Genera Energy, Lygos

New 5-Minute Biofuels Digest Guides to Blue Sugars, Clariant, Direvo, Dyadic, Genera Energy, Lygos

December 5, 2012 |

Biofuels Digest has released the next wave of its 5-Minute Guides – a “news you can use” digest on the leading companies in biofuels. Each 5-Minute Guide provides a company description, 3 top milestones for 2010-12 and projected for 2012-14, description of the business model; plus project info (location, feedstocks, product set, processing technology, capacity, […]

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Blue Sugars: Biofuels Digest’s 5-Minute Guide

Blue Sugars: Biofuels Digest’s 5-Minute Guide

December 5, 2012 |

Locations: Rapid City – SD and Upton – WY, United States São Paulo – SP, Brazil Company description: Converting sugarcane bagasse into lignin Blue Sugars is now commercializing its process technology to companies in the global sugarcane industry. In April 2012, Blue Sugars licensed its technology to Petrobras SA, Brazil’s largest company and one of […]

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Super-cali-thali-terpa-butyl-peta what? The hockey-stickin’, flash-mobbin’ growth in biobased intermediates

Super-cali-thali-terpa-butyl-peta what? The hockey-stickin’, flash-mobbin’ growth in biobased intermediates

September 6, 2012 |

The new trend in biofuels is not a biofuel at all – it’s an (usually unpronounceable) intermediate that can be refined into an array of fuels, chemicals, flavors, fragrances, and construction or packaging materials. Ptera-buta-thalic-what? We can hardly pronounce them, but we sure need to know about them. Amyris, KiOR, Renmatix, Virdia, Blue Sugars, Proterro, […]

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