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Gevo brings second fermenter online

August 1, 2013 in Uncategorized

LUVERNE — Gevo Inc., the world’s only commercial producer of bio-based isobutanol, announced Thursday that it has brought its second million-liter fermenter and GIFT system — Gevo’s proprietary integrated fermentation technology platform — …continue reading on dglobe.com

Gevo starts commercial production at Minnesota plant

May 24, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The biofuels and renewable chemicals company Gevo (JEE’-voh) Inc. has started commercial production of bio-based isobutanol at its plant in Luverne, Minn. Continue Reading

Gevo works to change law

April 16, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Company hopes to sell new fuel in state
LUVERNE The world’s first isobutanol plant is anticipated to go online in late June in Luverne, but unless the state legislature takes action to amend Minnesota law, the product produced by Gevo won’t be available to businesses and consumers in the Land of 10,000 Lakes. Continue Reading

Biofuels: Even when Minnesota-made, they’re not offered at state pumps

March 12, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The state’s fuel-blending law was written years ago with ethanol in mind — and new biofuels don’t qualify to be part of the mandated 10 percent mix. Continue Reading

Editorial: Renewables offer multiple opportunities

November 3, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

A new report issued recently by The Pew Charitable Trusts states that the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) is “accelerating clean energy innovations in an effort to reduce risks to America’s military, enhance energy security and save money.” Continue Reading

Gevo breaks new ground in area

May 31, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

Facility’s conversion to isobutanol production begins
LUVERNE Government officials, Gevo personnel and biofuel enthusiasts ceremonially broke ground Tuesday for the Gevo ethanol facility’s conversion to isobutanol production. Continue Reading