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COP26 Has Ended and Now It’s Time for Action—Drop-In Advanced Renewable Fuels Are a Good Start

As we learned from COP26, we’re shooting for Global Net-Zero by 2050. That is an admirable goal, but we’re already falling behind the pace as a planet. We need action now, and in ways that begin to slow the flow of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere in measurable, meaningful amounts, and yet allow us to...

Billions of Gallons of Sustainable Aviation Fuel Will Reduce the Carbon Intensity of Travel

VIDEO: Learn about sustainable aviation fuel and solving the problems of travel and GHG emissions. As travel restrictions are relaxed and people get back to flying like they used to, it’s as clear as the bright blue sky: The market for aviation fuel isn’t going anywhere. That was always one of the most compelling reasons...

Gevo and ADM Announce Support of Sustainable Aviation Fuel Production Using Ethanol Pathway

We joined with ADM to announce a new memorandum of understanding (MoU) to support the production of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and other low-carbon-footprint hydrocarbon fuels. ADM is a global leader in nutrition and agricultural origination and processing.

Gevo Acquires Butamax Patents for Isobutanol and Isobutanol Derivatives

We announced in September 2021 that we entered into an asset purchase agreement with Butamax Advanced Biofuels LLC and its affiliate, Danisco US Inc., to acquire certain patents. This agreement means that Gevo is the only entity with full rights to sublicense the entire Gevo/Butamax isobutanol and isobutanol derivatives patent estate.

Gevo Partners with Axens to Broaden Technology Portfolio for Ethanol-to-Jet Pathway

Gevo and Axens North America, Inc., established a strategic alliance aimed at accelerating the commercialization of sustainable ethanol-to-jet (ETJ) projects in the United States. The alliance means that Axens will bring technologies required to convert ethanol into jet fuel including more than 60 related patents, engineering packages, proprietary catalysts, and certain proprietary equipment, as well as providing process guarantees...

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.

Sustainable Aviation Fuel, Changing What Is Possible

By Dr. Patrick Gruber, PhD, CEO, Gevo, Inc. Air travel has taken some serious lumps over the last couple of years. The pandemic hit, and fear of infection and crowded airports and planes combined with travel restrictions to reduce passenger flow to a trickle. Social media became a forum to highlight scenes of reduced air...

Generating RNG from Dairy Cow Manure

Gevo expects to generate renewable natural gas, or RNG, by collecting manure from dairy farms. This concept fits in with our philosophy of addition by subtraction: We simultaneously seek to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) as we figure out ways to generate usable renewable energy from the process. According to Our World In Data, food...