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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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Kior lands state loan to make 'biocrude' from wood

Biofuel company Kior gets $75 million loan from Mississippi to scale up its catalyst-based process for turning biomass into gasoline or diesel fuel.

By August 30, 2010

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Vinod Khosla slams '60 Minutes' for clean tech report

Venture capitalist calls report, which featured him and one of his portfolio companies, an "agenda-driven bastardization of news reporting."

By January 14, 2014

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Startup takes wood pellets in, turns out 'biogasoline'

Primus Green Energy has developed a process to convert wood pellets and natural gas into a high-octane gasoline. But can they do it cheap enough?

By February 14, 2012

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While Washington bickers, green tech goes local

With political paralysis and the turmoil of Solyndra in Washington, states are taking the lead on green technology action, pitting individual states against other countries.

By October 16, 2011

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In green tech, debate over singles versus home runs

Green-tech startups are splitting between those which swing for the fences and others who just try to hit safely but there's a need for both types to foster innovation.

By September 28, 2011

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Khosla: Environmentalists, get out of way

Famed tech investor Vinod Khosla says green tech will succeed when entrepreneurs follow their vision for disruptive technologies rather than expect consumers to pay a premium for green products.

By September 27, 2011

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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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DOE readies giant wood-to-fuel loan guarantee

Kior said it has a term sheet for a $1 billion loan guarantee from the DOE to build four plants that will convert wood chips into a gasoline substitute.

By February 4, 2011

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Green-tech companies look overseas for foothold

To navigate uncertain policies in the U.S., clean-tech start-ups are trying to grow on the cheap and get first products online in China and other countries.

By November 20, 2010