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Advanced biofuels maker Gevo files to go public

Gevo seeks to scale up its process of using plants to make isobutanol, a renewable hydrocarbon that can be used to make chemicals and liquid fuels, including jet fuel.

By August 13, 2010

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Molecules for sale: Biofuel outfits bet on chemicals

Making industrial chemicals from plants is easier to crack into than the cut-rate world of transportation fuels for young green-tech companies seeking a commercial foothold.

By May 9, 2011

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On the hunt for green-tech game changers

On Earth Day, CNET looks at one of the central questions around green tech: how quickly green innovations can be developed and put in place on a large scale.

By April 22, 2011

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Kior files to go public for advanced biofuels

While the ethanol industry faces more skepticism, biofuel companies making drop-in replacements for petrofuels are moving out of demonstration stage to larger-scale production.

By April 12, 2011

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Branson's Carbon War Room takes aim at profits

Virgin Group CEO Richard Branson says businesses need to take the lead on global warming and replacing fossil fuels to avoid to "the mother of all recessions."

By April 5, 2011

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Oil giant Total invests in butanol maker Gevo

Advanced biofuels company attracts investment from Total for a process to turn biomass into butanol, which can be converted into renewable gasoline and jet fuel.

By April 28, 2009

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WeatherBill insures farmers from extreme weather

Using cloud-based data analytics, WeatherBill seeks to reduce risks for farmers, as investor interest grows in agriculture and in technologies to adapt to climate change.

By March 2, 2011

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Air Force OKs biofuel jet fuel mix in aircraft

The Air Force approves a blend of plant-based fuel with jet fuel for the first time, saying performance for pilots will not be affected.

By February 11, 2011

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Ethanol alternative gains ground with new plant

Cobalt Biofuels opens plant in California to produce biobutanol from wood waste as other big names also invest in the non-food based biofuel.

By January 13, 2010

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Gevo: From paint thinner to jet fuel

This article incorrectly described an aspect of butanol. The fuel can be effectively distributed through pipelines.

By July 19, 2007