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Gevo reports progress producing isobutanol and ethanol at Luverne site

2:24 PM MDT | July 28, 2014 | Rebecca Coons

Isobutanol producer Gevo, Inc (Englewood, CO) reports that it has made progress on implementing side-by-side operational mode (SBS), which produces both ethanol and isobutanol, at its  Luverne, MN fermentation unit. The Luverne site is the first to deploy Gevo’s technology, which involves retrofitting ethanol plants to produce isobutanol. In the beginning of June, Gevo commenced the coproduction of isobutanol and ethanol, with one fermenter dedicated to isobutanol production and three fermenters dedicated to ethanol production. This follows the...

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