Net Zero Projects

The Inflation Reduction Act Is Expected to Energize Our Business and the Shift to Renewable Energy

The Inflation Reduction Act, otherwise known as “IRA,” was signed into law in August and promises to be helpful to many companies working in the energy transition and in particular those in the renewable energy industry. “The passage of the Inflation Reduction Act is a game changer and is expected to reward companies like ours...

Corn Is a Very Efficient Feedstock for Producing Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Ever wonder why Gevo is focused on corn for use as a feedstock to produce sustainable aviation fuel (SAF)? First of all, consider the scale. If we’re going to move the dial on carbon intensity in a market like jet fuel, we need to have the volume to replace millions of gallons of fossil-based fuels....

Gevo Breaks Ground on Net-Zero 1 Site in Lake Preston, South Dakota

Gevo held the groundbreaking of its first commercial-scale sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) facility, Net-Zero 1 (NZ1) in Lake Preston, South Dakota. Gevo’s management team was joined today by a large contingent of dignitaries and honored guests, including government officials, representatives from partner companies and customers, business leaders, local farmers, and members of the media to...

Gevo Believes Argonne GREET Is the Superior Model

We can’t improve what we don’t measure. No matter how good the science and technology are, if we’re not accounting for all aspects of the emissions from transportation, industrial processes, and agriculture, there is no way to meet the lofty goals needed to protect the planet, nor can participants be appropriately compensated. Life-cycle analysis (LCA),...

What Gevo Fuels and Processes Leave Out

At Gevo, we build our entire business around sustainability. That’s the whole principle behind our new Net-Zero 1 plant that we’re building in Lake Preston, South Dakota, where we expect to create energy-dense liquid hydrocarbons through processes that are sustainable.

Kiewit Energy Group Will Lead the FEED on Net-Zero 1 Project

Gevo, Inc., announced it has engaged Kiewit Energy Group Inc. to lead the Front End Engineering Design (FEED) effort for its Net-Zero 1 Project in Lake Preston, South Dakota. Kiewit Energy Group Inc. is part of Kiewit Corporation, one of the top five contractors in the U.S.

Introducing Net-Zero 1: A Source for Sustainable Liquid Hydrocarbons

By building a state-of-the-art facility in Lake Preston, South Dakota, Gevo plans to convert sustainably grown corn into energy-dense liquids hydrocarbons.