Biofuels

Boeing Commits to Deliver Commercial Airplanes Ready to Fly on 100% Sustainable Fuels

Friday, January 22, 2021 - 5:00pm

SEATTLE, Jan. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA)is setting an ambitious target to advance the long-term sustainability of commercial aviation, committing that its commercial airplanes are capable and certified to fly on 100% sustainable aviation fuels by 2030.

Key Points: 
  • SEATTLE, Jan. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA)is setting an ambitious target to advance the long-term sustainability of commercial aviation, committing that its commercial airplanes are capable and certified to fly on 100% sustainable aviation fuels by 2030.
  • Boeing has previously conducted successful test flights replacing petroleum jet fuel with 100% sustainable fuels to address the urgent challenge of climate change.
  • Today, sustainable aviation fuels are mixed directly with conventional jet fuel up to a 50/50 blend the maximum allowed under current fuel specifications.
  • In order to meet aviation's commitment for reducing carbon emissions by 50% from 2005 levels by 2050, airplanes need the capability to fly on 100% sustainable aviation fuels well before 2050.

National Hemp Association Presents Climate Action Plan

Friday, January 22, 2021 - 3:49pm

This is more true today than ever before, as we look to combat the global climate crisis affecting humankind.

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  • This is more true today than ever before, as we look to combat the global climate crisis affecting humankind.
  • Geoff Whaling, Chair, National Hemp Association
    NHA looks forward to working with Congress and the Biden Administration to help achieve a sustainable future using hemp.
  • With its Standing Committee of Hemp Organizations Members, NHA represents over 90% of the largest hemp-producing states in the United States.
  • The promotion of the hemp industry is congruent with the desire to improve the environment through production and utilization of hemp farming and products.

Aemetis “Carbon Zero” Solar Energy and Energy Efficiency Upgrades Supported by $16.8 Million of California CEC and Utility Grants

Friday, January 22, 2021 - 1:00pm

Aemetis Carbon Zero production plants commercialize patented technology exclusive to Aemetis for agricultural and forest waste wood feedstock.

Key Points: 
  • Aemetis Carbon Zero production plants commercialize patented technology exclusive to Aemetis for agricultural and forest waste wood feedstock.
  • Carbon Zero plants are integrated with existing Aemetis production facilities to produce energy dense renewable fuels using renewable energy and below zero carbon intensity waste feedstocks.
  • Carbon Zero production plants are designed to convert below zero carbon feedstocks (waste wood and ag wastes) and renewable energy (solar, renewable natural gas, biogas) into energy dense liquid renewable fuels.
  • The Carbon Zero 1 plant renewable energy and energy efficiency upgrades include funding and other support from the California Energy Commission, the USDA, the US Forest Service, the California Department of Food and Agriculture, and PG&E.

Pyxus International to Focus on Tobacco and E-liquid Divisions

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 9:01pm

In addition, the Company has taken action to restructure its industrial hemp and CBD operations to minimize financial investment in that business.

Key Points: 
  • In addition, the Company has taken action to restructure its industrial hemp and CBD operations to minimize financial investment in that business.
  • "Our strategic decision to exit cash flow negative cannabinoid operations will allow us to reduce corporate SG&A and sharpen our focus on growing our more profitable tobacco and e-liquid businesses such that these complementary businesses can fully leverage Pyxus' 145-year heritage and existing relationships," said Pieter Sikkel, President and CEO of Pyxus International.
  • "We maintain our belief that there is value in FIGR and its growth can be accelerated with the right capital structure and partner.
  • These statements also may be identified by the fact that they do not relate strictly to historical or current facts.

BEAR FIBER - First US Farm-to-Fiber Hemp Socks

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 8:51pm

Bear Fiber has been promoting hemp fiber for fashion since the 1990s, when they were also helping develop the organic cotton market.

Key Points: 
  • Bear Fiber has been promoting hemp fiber for fashion since the 1990s, when they were also helping develop the organic cotton market.
  • To this end Bear Fiber has produced the first socks made from American hemp , because they want everyone to know Hemp Makes It Better.
  • With proprietary methods that produce a soft, stronger, cotton-like hemp fiber, they are helping reestablish industrial hemp domestically and bring back a new natural technical fiber to make better, longer-lasting apparel and wellness products from farm to fashion.
  • If you are interested in supporting the US hemp fiber industry, you can, by preordering a pair of the first commercial production of these incredible socks and being a part of this historical event.

Mass CBD Manufacturer High Purity Natural Products Announces Financing Options For Wholesale Customers

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 4:04pm

SOUTHBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- High Purity Natural Products, a division of Future Farm Technologies (the "Future Farm" or the "Company") (CSE: FFT) (OTC PINK: FFRMF), is pleased to announce that they are now offering financing options to wholesale customers .

Key Points: 
  • SOUTHBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- High Purity Natural Products, a division of Future Farm Technologies (the "Future Farm" or the "Company") (CSE: FFT) (OTC PINK: FFRMF), is pleased to announce that they are now offering financing options to wholesale customers .
  • High Purity Natural Products has partnered with leading fintech platform Lendica Corp.
    "We are incredibly excited to be able to offer financing services to clients in need of capital for growth," said Mike Matton, President of High Purity.
  • Established in 2017, High Purity Natural Products is fueling the CBD industry as a leading supplier of pure, hemp-based, and nutraceutical products.
  • High Purity offers contract manufacturing for numerous CBD products, including USDA Certified Organic CBD, tinctures, vegan gummies, CBD dip pouches, lotions, balms, skin-care serums, vapes, and more.

Pure Harvest Hemp Names Amanda Bowman Chief Executive Officer

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 2:00pm

DENVER, CO, Jan. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NewMediaWire -- Pure Harvest Corporate Group, Inc. (OTC: PHCG), a publicly traded holding company focused on emerging and high-growth industries, is pleased to announce that Amanda Bowman has been named Chief Executive Officer of Pure Harvest Hemp, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company.

Key Points: 
  • DENVER, CO, Jan. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NewMediaWire -- Pure Harvest Corporate Group, Inc. (OTC: PHCG), a publicly traded holding company focused on emerging and high-growth industries, is pleased to announce that Amanda Bowman has been named Chief Executive Officer of Pure Harvest Hemp, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company.
  • Bowman brings to Pure Harvest a stellar resume complete with significant expertise and successes in the cannabis industry.
  • Amanda is the ideal combination of innovation, experience and compliance to run this extremely important, rapidly expanding division of Pure Harvest, stated Matthew Gregarek, CEO, Pure Harvest Corporate Group.
  • I am truly honored to accept the role of CEO at Pure Harvest Hemp, said Bowman We have already accomplished many incredible things and I can hardly contain my excitement for what's to come.

RESCHEDULED: Dr. Patrick Gruber to Participate in a Water Tower Research Fireside Chat Series on Monday, January 25, 2021 at 3:00 pm EST

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 - 9:01pm

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Jan. 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gevo, Inc. (NASDAQ: GEVO), announced today that Dr. Patrick Gruber, Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to participate in a live webcast fireside chat with Water Tower Research.

Key Points: 
  • ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Jan. 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gevo, Inc. (NASDAQ: GEVO), announced today that Dr. Patrick Gruber, Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to participate in a live webcast fireside chat with Water Tower Research.
  • This rescheduled chat will now take place on Monday, January 25, 2021 at 3:00 pm EST.
  • The topic will be the concept of Net-Zero Projects to produce energy-dense liquid hydrocarbons using renewable energy and Gevos proprietary technology.
  • The concept of a Net-Zero Project is to convert renewable energy (photosynthesis, wind, renewable natural gas, biogas) from a variety of sources into energy-dense liquid hydrocarbons.

PURA in Partnership with PAOG and ALKM Prepare for Biden Bull Cannabis Market

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 - 3:01pm

PURA has entered into partnerships with PAOG and ALKM to produce hemp derived products.

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  • PURA has entered into partnerships with PAOG and ALKM to produce hemp derived products.
  • ALKM and PURA recently announced the latest shipment of EVERx CBD Sports Water.
  • As part of a growing partnership, PURA has recently acquired a five percent stake in ALKM .
  • PAOG also plans to work with PURA and ALKM's co-packing operations in the delivery of its CBD nutraceutical care solutions for those experiencing issues associated with COPD.

International Land Alliance Announces Groundbreaking and Commencement of Indoor CBD Hemp Operations

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 - 1:42pm

The first phase of the development includes a 1,500 square-foot indoor facility slated for growing, germination, processing and storage, as well as3 acres of outdoor.

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  • The first phase of the development includes a 1,500 square-foot indoor facility slated for growing, germination, processing and storage, as well as3 acres of outdoor.
  • The Company's contribution to the Joint Venture will be the use of the 40 acres of land and existing indoor commercial space.
  • Grower will contribute all required capital, consulting services, cultivation equipment, agricultural infrastructure and ability to scale hemp operations.
  • International Land Alliance, Inc. (OTCQB:ILAL) is an international land investment and development firm based in San Diego, California.