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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

Breaking new ground: Agri-Energy’s purchase by Gevo leads to innovation

April 7, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

LUVERNE Yeast and corn, two common kitchen ingredients, may help reduce dependence on fossil fuels through an innovative process being utilized commercially for the first time in a southwest Minnesota ethanol plant. Continue Reading

Minnesota ethanol plant converting to make isobutanol

March 28, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Gevo Inc. of Englewood, Colo., hopes to begin isobutanol production in Luverne in about a year. While corn-based ethanol is used primarily as gasoline additive and substitute, isobutanol can be sold for other industrial purposes. It’s used in making rubber, paints and other products. Continue Reading