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Argonne National Laboratory and National Renewable Energy Laboratory Receive Funding to Support the Blending of Gevo’s Isobutanol with Gasoline

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., May 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gevo, Inc. (NASDAQ:GEVO) announced today that it was selected to collaborate with researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) as part of DOE’s Small Business Vouchers (SBV) program. The SBV program provides [...]

Renewable Energy Group Closes Financing on $24 Million Upgrade to Ralston Biorefinery

(Ralston, Iowa) May 1, 2017 – Renewable Energy Group, Inc.  (NASDAQ: REGI) announced today it has secured financing of up to $20 million from First Midwest Bank for the $24 million capacity-expansion project at the company’s Ralston, Iowa biodiesel refinery. [...]

Amyris Announces Key Advancements Under DARPA Multi-Year Technology Investment Agreement — Enables Development of Industrial-Scale Fermentation Process For Virtually Any Biological Molecule

EMERYVILLE, Calif., May 02, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Amyris, Inc. (Nasdaq:AMRS), the industrial bioscience company, today announced that it has successfully expanded its world-class expertise in strain engineering and optimization to 26 key metabolic precursors across multiple organisms, as part [...]

Global Bioenergies Announces First Success in Scaling up the Isobutene Process in the Leuna Demo Plant

Evry (France) and Leuna (Germany), 24 April 2017 – Global Bioenergies today announces that it has succeeded in producing Isobutene by fermentation at the scale of the Leuna Demo plant (a 5,000 litre fermenter), with run length and performances exceeding [...]

By | April 25th, 2017|Biofuels, Chemicals, Energy & Environment, News, Press Releases|

BP and DuPont joint venture, Butamax®, announces next step in commercialization of bio-isobutanol with acquisition of ethanol facility in Kansas

3 April 2017 - Butamax Advanced Biofuels LLC, a 50/50 joint venture between BP and DuPont, combining expertise in fuels with industrial biotechnology, today announced the acquisition of Nesika Energy, LLC and its state-of-the-art ethanol facility in Scandia, Kansas. Butamax will [...]

By | April 4th, 2017|Biofuels, Chemicals, Energy & Environment, News, Press Releases|

Amyris Enables Launch of New High-Performance Tackifier from Cray Valley Featuring Sustainably-Sourced Resin Technology

EMERYVILLE, Calif., April 03, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Amyris, Inc. (Nasdaq:AMRS), the industrial bioscience company, is pleased to announce today Cray Valley's launch of new tackifying resins produced with the company's biologically derived Biofene® branded farnesene. The disruptive nature of [...]