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2011-07-15 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, July 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Amyris, Inc., (NASDAQ: AMRS), a renewable chemicals and fuels company, is the newest member of the Diesel Technology Forum (DTF), a non-profit organization that promotes the use of the latest clean diesel technologies in the United States. "In the rapidly developing field of renewable fuels, Amyris has distinguished itself as a leader in producing and commercializing second-generation renewable fuels," said Allen Schaeffer, the...

2011-01-13 06:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Cobalt Technologies, the leader in commercializing biobutanol as a renewable chemical and fuel, hired Andrew Meyer for the position of Senior Vice President of Business Development. Meyer will be responsible for leading Cobalt's effort to commercialize biobutanol, while driving partnership development. "Our current focus is on forming the partnerships to execute our first commercial facilities globally," said Rick Wilson, CEO of...

2008-11-13 09:00:31

Amyris Biotechnologies has opened its first pilot plant producing No Compromise renewable diesel fuel. The pilot plant which was completed in September 2008 is expected to bring the fuel to market in 2010. The plant serves as a technical gateway to commercialization in Brazil and other manufacturing locations. It will demonstrate Amyris' technology in scaled down process equipment that is representative of full commercial scale operations; generate essential engineering data for designing...

2008-11-12 06:00:17

Amyris Biotechnologies, Inc. today announced that it has opened its first pilot plant producing No Compromise(TM) renewable diesel fuel. The pilot plant, which was completed in September, is an important milestone for Amyris towards its goal of developing and commercializing its sustainable, hydrocarbon-based fuel, which it expects to bring to market in 2010. The plant serves as a technical gateway to commercialization in Brazil and other manufacturing locations. It will demonstrate...

2008-10-13 12:00:36

Amyris-Crystalsev Biocombustiveis (Amyris-Crystalsev Biofuels) announced today that former Brazilian Minister of Agriculture, Roberto Rodrigues, has become the founding member of its strategic advisory board. Amyris-Crystalsev Biofuels is a Brazilian venture formed by Amyris, a U.S.-based next generation renewable fuels company, and Crystalsev, one of Brazil's largest ethanol distributors and marketers. Rodrigues, a recognized leader in agricultural business and production, will advise the...


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