Tag: Vertimass

Vertimass consortium scores $1.35M in Danish funding for SAF research

Vertimass consortium scores $1.35M in Danish funding for SAF research

December 8, 2022 |

In California, Vertimass is part of a consortium that has been awarded approximately $1.35 million to pilot the conversion of green hydrogen and carbon dioxide into sustainable aviation fuel. The funds were granted by the Energy Technology Development and Demonstration Programme (EUDP) in Denmark. The research project is a collaboration among a group of organizations, […]

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Nova Pangaea, Aemetis, World Energy, Gevo, USA BioEnergy, Sherdar Australia Bio Refinery, DG Fuels, and Sweetwater commercialization

Nova Pangaea, Aemetis, World Energy, Gevo, USA BioEnergy, Sherdar Australia Bio Refinery, DG Fuels, and Sweetwater commercialization

March 6, 2022 |

Nova Pangaea Technologies, the UK cleantech company at the heart of the drive to Net Zero, started the Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) study for its first commercial plant in the UK. Aemetis, Gevo, USA BioEnergy, DG Fuels and others have also announced feedstock deals, loans, front-end engineering design, and projects that are ramping up and […]

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Vertimass and European Energy sign LOI for carbon capture and conversion

Vertimass and European Energy sign LOI for carbon capture and conversion

January 11, 2022 |

In California, Vertimass and European Energy have completed a Letter of Intent to integrate technologies for capturing carbon dioxide and converting it into hydrocarbon products around the world, a result that would reduce emissions of carbon dioxide that contribute to climate change.  This unique combination takes advantage of European Energy’s expertise in capturing carbon dioxide […]

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UGI enters into 15-year agreement with Vertimass to build US and EU projects

UGI enters into 15-year agreement with Vertimass to build US and EU projects

January 5, 2022 |

In Pennsylvania, UGI Corporation has entered into a 15-year agreement with California-based technology developer, Vertimass, to utilize their catalytic technology to produce renewable fuels from renewable-ethanol in the U.S. and Europe. The agreement centers on the development of production facilities using Vertimass’ catalytic technology to convert renewable ethanol into renewable-propane and sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). […]

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ORNL and Vertimass shows CADO technology competitive with conventional fuels

ORNL and Vertimass shows CADO technology competitive with conventional fuels

November 26, 2019 |

In Tennessee, technology developed at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory and scaled up by Vertimass LLC to convert ethanol into fuels suitable for aviation, shipping and other heavy-duty applications can be price-competitive with conventional fuels while retaining the sustainability benefits of bio-based ethanol, according to a new analysis. ORNL worked with […]

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DOE awards Vertimass $1.4 million to optimize aviation jet fuel

DOE awards Vertimass $1.4 million to optimize aviation jet fuel

October 30, 2019 |

In California, Vertimass LLC announced that Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) within the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy will receive a cost-shared award of up to $1.4 million to optimize jet fuel production. The cooperative agreement would aid Vertimass in its mission to commercialize “green” catalyst technology that converts ethanol […]

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Vertimass completes first technology license agreement with Alliance BioEnergy Plus

Vertimass completes first technology license agreement with Alliance BioEnergy Plus

July 3, 2019 |

In California, Vertimass completed its first technology license agreement with Alliance BioEnergy Plus, Inc. in West Palm Beach, Florida, to produce renewable jet fuel along with Benzene, Toluene, Ethylbenzene, and Xylenes (BTEX). Vertimass’ technology allows sustainable production of these vital fuels and chemicals from ethanol with high yields that can dramatically reduce greenhouse gas emissions […]

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Vertimass a winner of National Corn Growers Association Competition

Vertimass a winner of National Corn Growers Association Competition

March 8, 2018 |

In California, the National Corn Growers Association named Vertimass LLC as one of six awardees of the “Consider Corn Challenge: New Uses for Field Corn as Feedstock for Making Sustainable Chemicals” Competition.  This prestigious recognition was announced at the Commodity Classic, “Grow Beyond 2018,” Conference in Anaheim, CA on February 28, 2018. Nine Sigma launched […]

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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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