July 5, 2018

Car Fuel from Trees? Cutting-edge Plant Coming to Riverbank

“RIVERBANK — Sometime next year, a first-of-its-kind biofuel plant three miles north of Modesto will begin turning old almond and walnut trees into transportation fuel. The intriguing process should keep growers from burning millions of tons of orchard waste, spewing unhealthy smoke into Valley air. That wood instead would be transformed into cellulosic ethanol, a superclean […]

June 18, 2018

Biofuels Digest Names Aemetis #1 Top Waste Projects and Breakthroughs That Capture Used Carbon From the Waste Pile for New Uses

#1 Commercial time: Aemetis embarks on $158 million cellulosic ethanol project in California So, it’s big news this week that Aemetis completed its operation of an integrated demonstration unit for more than 120 days of continuous operations with 94% uptime, meeting the requirements for a federal USDA 9003 Biorefinery Assistance Program guaranteed loan.

May 18, 2018

Aemetis Provides Update of Cellulosic Ethanol Project

“Aemetis Inc. recently released first quarter 2018 financial results, reporting increased revenue and providing an update on the development of its cellulosic ethanol plant that is under development in California. “During an investor call, Eric McAfee, CEO of Aemetis, said that the company completed several milestones related to the funding and construction of its proposed […]

March 27, 2018

Bellwether Stocks of the Advanced Bioeconomy Report Good Vibes: Shoulda Put A Ring On ‘Em?

“Two bellwether public stocks of the advanced bioeconomy — Amyris and Renewable Energy Group — reported strong quarterly and annual results this past week, and Aemetis’ stock has been on a real tear in recent days as momentum gathers around its plans for cellulosic ethanol production for the California market and the company announced that […]

March 9, 2018

Aemetis Joins Rural Plant Workers To Urge White House to Stand Strong On The RFS

“WASHINGTON, DC – Managers at 150 biofuel production centers across the heartland sent a letter to President Donald Trump, urging the White House to “stand strong in defense of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS).” In it, they directly address the campaign waged by Texas Senator Ted Cruz to “cut, cap, or eliminate” the market for U.S. biofuels manufactured from […]

May 26, 2017

Aemetis Agree to Three-year Biodiesel Deal with BP Singapore

“In California, Aemetis, Inc. announced that its Universal Biofuels subsidiary in India has signed a three-year biofuels supply agreement with BP Singapore Pte Limited (BPS), the regional trading arm of BP Plc, which has an expanding biofuels portfolio.” — Jim Lane, Biofuels Digest

May 24, 2017

Aemetis CEO quoted in oil price comparison article

Aemetis CEO Eric McAfee notes: “The general perception is that biofuels are more expensive to produce than petroleum fuel products. That perception is not accurate for the net cost of production of ethanol in the US after considering the value of animal feed byproducts (DGrain and corn oil) and CO2 production for the human food […]

May 12, 2017

Aemetis wins $6M biodiesel supply contract with India state oilcos

“In California, Aemetis’ Universal Biofuels subsidiary has won its first contract to supply biodiesel to the India government-owned Oil Marketing Companies in a public tender process.  The total diesel market in India is approximately 25 billion gallons per year, of which less than 250 million gallons per year of biodiesel is currently blended.  The OMC’s […]

April 3, 2017

Smoking gun found in Biofuels’ Billion Dollar Baby Brawl?

“News arrived via press release last week that Edeniq has succeeded in knocking down two counts of the Aemetis lawsuit against it.” Except… “About those two dismissed counts. They consist of a 3rd party defendant known as Trinity Capital getting out of the California suit on the grounds that it doesn’t have a nexus in California. […]