CUPERTINO, Calif. – April 2, 2015 – Aemetis, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMTX), an advanced renewable fuels and biochemicals company, today announced that Eric McAfee, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Aemetis, served as one of three regular panelists in the first three episodes of The New Voices. The show is produced by Biofuels Digest as part of Biochannel.TV and is the first regular program focused on the advanced bioeconomy.
Biofuels Digest Editor & Publisher Jim Lane hosts The New Voices. The show features panelists Eric McAfee, Chairman and CEO of Aemetis; Claire Curry, Bloomberg New Energy Finance; Rebecca Boudreaux, PhD, President of Oberon Fuels; and Paul Woods, CEO of Algenol.
The first three 30-minute episodes examine advanced bioeconomy topics including: “The arrival of cellulosic biofuels”; “Celebrity investors”; “Pain at the pump – is it gone forever?”; “Gas stations – will they ever change?”; “Indirect land use change – what is it?”; “Why make a $2 fuel when you can make a $5 chemical?”; “Food vs fuel” and “Fracking and electric vehicles”.
The program is initially available via YouTube, and additional distribution outlets will be unveiled in Q2 2015. The first three episodes are available for streaming here: http://www.biofuelsdigest.com/bdigest/2015/03/22/the-new-voices-debuts-the-advanced-bioeconomy-comes-to-streamed-video/
“Aemetis is a leader in the advanced bioeconomy,” said Eric McAfee, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Aemetis. “We are pleased to participate in the Biofuels Digest’s new endeavor to discuss the key issues related to renewable fuels and biochemicals. The New Voices television series brings an informed message to a broader audience, highlighting that the benefits of renewable energy include reducing our nation’s dependence on imported crude oil, improving human health, increasing domestic jobs and sustainably managing the environment,” added McAfee.
Headquartered in Cupertino, California, Aemetis is an advanced renewable fuels and biochemicals company focused on the acquisition, development and commercialization of innovative technologies that replace traditional petroleum-based products by the conversion of first-generation ethanol and biodiesel plants into advanced biorefineries. Founded in 2006, Aemetis owns and operates a 60 million gallon per year ethanol production facility in the California Central Valley near Modesto. Aemetis also owns and operates a 50 million gallon per year renewable chemical and advanced fuel production facility on the East Coast of India producing high quality distilled biodiesel and refined glycerin for customers in India and Europe. Aemetis operates a research and development laboratory at the Maryland Biotech Center, and holds a portfolio of patents and related technology licenses for the production of renewable fuels and biochemicals. For additional information about Aemetis, please visit www.aemetis.com.
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