PETRONAS AND LANZATECH TO RECYCLE CO2 INTO SUSTAINABLE CHEMICALS
Waste CO2 from Petronas operations will be captured by LanzaTech’s process to create economic routes to acetic acid
LanzaTech, a producer of low-carbon fuels and chemicals from waste gases, and PETRONAS, the national oil company of Malaysia today announced they will work together to accelerate the development and commercialization of technologies to produce sustainable chemicals from carbon dioxide (CO2) and natural gas.
LanzaTech Secures $15 Million Debt Financing from Western Technology Investment
LanzaTech, a pioneer in waste-to-fuels and chemicals technology, today announced that it has closed on $15 million in debt financing from Western Technology Investment (WTI), a private investment firm based in Silicon Valley.
LanzaTech is Named in the 2012 Global Cleantech 100
List Recognizes the TopPrivate Companies in Clean Technology
LanzaTech a pioneer in waste gas to fuels and chemicals technology, today announced it was once again named in the prestigious 2012 Global Cleantech 100, produced by Cleantech Group, a leading global research and advisory firm focused on innovation in energy and the environment.
LanzaTech Named a World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer 2013
The World Economic Forum announced today its latest selection of Technology Pioneers, consisting of 23 of the world’s most innovative technology start-ups. These industry-changing companies are being recognized for their potential to transform the future of business and society.
INVISTA and LanzaTech Sign Joint Development Agreement for Bio-Based Butadiene
World-leading nylon producer INVISTA and biotechnology firm LanzaTech signed a joint development agreement focused on bio-based butadiene. According to the agreement, INVISTA and LanzaTech will collaborate on projects to develop one-step and two-step technologies to convert industrial waste gas carbon monoxide into butadiene.
LanzaTech wins Richard Pearse prize for Innovation and Excellence in Aviation
LanzaTech received the prestigious Richard Pearse award for ‘Innovation and Excellence in Aviation’, at the Aviation Industry Association Awards in Rotorua, New Zealand earlier in August.
LanzaTech Named TiE50 Winner for Entrepreneurship Excellence
Global sustainable fuel and chemical company receives recognition for second year running
LanzaTech, a producer of low-carbon fuels and chemicals from waste gases, has for the second year in a row been named a TiE50 winner, as a leader in entrepreneurship, innovation, and management excellence.
JENNIFER HOLMGREN NAMED NEWEST BOARD MEMBER OF RSB SERVICES FOUNDATION
The RSB Services Foundation, the implementing entity of the Roundtable on Sustainable Biofuels (RSB) which has developed a Global Sustainability Standard and Certification System for biofuel production, is pleased to announce that Dr. Jennifer Holmgren is the newest Board member of RSB Services Foundation.
LanzaTech Selected as Bloomberg New Energy Finance “New Energy Pioneer”
Company’s pioneering technology converts waste gas into fuels & chemicals
Bloomberg New Energy Finance today announced LanzaTech as a 2012 New Energy Pioneer at the fifth annual Bloomberg New Energy Finance Summit in New York.
LanzaTech’s commercialisation goes transtasman
A world-leading pilot project to convert waste gases to low carbon fuels and chemicals is being extended through a new agreement between LanzaTech and New Zealand Steel.
LanzaTech Closes US $55.8 Million Series C Round
Proceeds will be used to accelerate research, development and commercialization of novel waste-to-fuel and chemical technology
LanzaTech, a producer of low-carbon fuels and chemicals from waste gases, has closed its Series C round with new investment totaling US $55.8 million led by the Malaysian Life Sciences Capital Fund. New investors include PETRONAS Technology Ventures Sdn Bhd, the venture arm of PETRONAS…
LanzaTech’s innovative and sustainable technology wins global recognition
LanzaTech has topped off its exceptional year of signing international partnerships and starting to earn revenue by winning two prestigious global awards.
LanzaTech has been named Platts Global Energy’s “Sustainable Technology Innovation of the Year” and has also been included in the Red Herring Global 100 most innovative new technology companies list.
LanzaTech Wins 2011 Platts Global Energy Award
“Green” was the predominant color as the 2011 Platts Global Energy Awards were presented to 21 companies and industry leaders at a gala dinner in New York last night. Clean energy and sustainability themes prevailed in the entries for this year’s awards, not only setting the criteria for honors in energy efficiency and technology categories, but also gaining points for companies vying for leadership and operational efficiency awards.
LanzaTech Gets US$3 Million Contract From FAA For Alcohol To Jet Project
LanzaTech has received a US$3 million contract from the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), through the Department of Transportation's John A. Volpe Center, to accelerate commercial availability of the next generation of alternative aviation fuel.
LanzaTech's unique, clean energy technology enables low cost production of sustainable alcohols and chemicals from waste gas resources that are completely outside the food value chain.
LanzaTech joins China’s Yankuang Group on coal to fuel project
LanzaTech and Yankuang Group, one of China’s largest coal producers, are to produce fuels and chemicals using LanzaTech’s biological fermentation process and synthesis gas from Yankuang’s coal gasification unit.
The companies signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in front of US Ambassador Gary Locke as part of a US Trade Mission to Shandong Province, which included Dr James Zhang, LanzaTech’s VP of Business Development.
Global Bioenergies and LanzaTech launch a collaboration to assess the bioproduction of isobutene from carbon monoxide
Global Bioenergies S.A. and LanzaTech Ltd, two industrial biology companies, today announce the beginning of a feasibility study to examine whether Global Bioenergies’ pathway, leading to the direct production of isobutene, can be functionally transferred into LanzaTech’s carbon monoxide using organism.
Vinod Khosla sees LanzaTech as a role model for black swans
LanzaTech’s key investor Vinod Khosla has been in New Zealand meeting with the clean energy technology company’s team – and checking out other investment opportunities.
Together with Sir Stephen Tindall, another LanzaTech investor through his New Zealand-based K1W1 fund, and Renee Kwan, co-founder of Greater China Assets, Mr Khosla first presented to members of the biotech, clean energy and IT sectors, entrepreneurs and the wider science community at a NZ Innovation Workshop in Auckland.
LanzaTech makes its first commercial sale
LanzaTech has just signed its first commercial customer, marking a milestone in the clean energy technology company’s global development.
The customer is Concord Enviro Systems (India) Pvt. Ltd (CES), a Mumbai-based company which has broad ranging investments in various forms of renewable energy. The company’s portfolio of waste-to-energy includes municipal solid waste (MSW) to energy at the largest contributor. Through a group company Concord Blue, a German-Indian company, it provides advanced gasification technology for syngas generation from a wide variety of waste streams.
LanzaTech wins ICIS and Global Cleantech honours
LanzaTech has taken top honours in two global awards.
In the first, the clean energy technology firm has not only retained its spot in the prestigious Global Cleantech Top 100, but also been named “Company of the Year Asia Pacific” for 2011. In the second, LanzaTech has been judged to have shown the “Best Innovation by an SME” in the global ICIS Innovations Awards 2011.
World First Low Carbon Fuel to be Developed for Virgin Atlantic
LanzaTech and Virgin Atlantic announce the development of a world first low carbon aviation fuel with just half the carbon footprint of the standard fossil fuel alternative.
Chinese Steel Miller Commercializing LanzaTech’s Clean Energy Technology
One of China’s oldest enterprises Shougang Group and its partner in New Zealand Shougang TangMing have signed a joint venture agreement with LanzaTech to construct a demonstration plant at one of Shougang’s steel mills in China.
LanzaTech Selected by AlwaysOn as a GoingGreen Global 200 Winner:Recognized for creating new opportunities in green technology
Clean energy company LanzaTech has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of its “GoingGreen Global 200” winners. Inclusion in the GoingGreen Global 200 “signifies leadership among its peers and game-changing approaches and technologies that are likely to disrupt existing markets and entrenched players” according to AlswaysOn’s citation.
HARSCO and LanzaTech sign strategic alliance to advance the production of clean energy from steel mill gases
Worldwide industrial solutions company Harsco Corporation (NYSE: HSC) and clean energy technology company LanzaTech today jointly announced the signing of a strategic alliance to promote the capture and reuse of steel mill flue gases as an environmentally significant and beneficial source of reliable energy.
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Eco-friendly LanzaTech’s green chemistry wins
Green chemistry has won clean energy technology firm LanzaTech another prestigious international award. LanzaTech will collect the Frost & Sullivan 2011 Global Green Excellence Award for Technology Innovation in “green chemistry” at a banquet in Singapore in August. The award focuses the international spotlight on LanzaTech’s evolution of its proprietary fermentation technology to now also produce biochemical compounds.
LanzaTech’s Technology at Center of Indian Cooperation
Two Indian partners of clean energy firm LanzaTech are in discussions about collaborating to accelerate the deployment of the company’s proprietary gas fermentation technology to produce fuel ethanol from industrial off-gases.
LanzaTech and DARPA to work on CO to Jet Project
Clean energy technology company LanzaTech announces that it has been awarded funds from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to perform research focusing on novel, low cost routes for the production of jet fuel (JP-‐8) from carbon monoxide (CO) rich sources. The project will focus on technology development to reduce costs for producing alcohol intermediates, which will be thermochemically converted to JP-‐8.
Mitsui Embraces LanzaTech’s Clean Energy Technology
Clean energy technology company LanzaTech has signed a memorandum of understanding with Mitsui Global Strategic Studies Institute (MGSSI), part of Mitsui and Co. Ltd (“Mitsui” head office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan, President: Masami Iijima).
LanzaTech and LCY to Target Bio-based Chemicals Market
Clean energy technology company LanzaTech is partnering with LCY Chemical Corporation (LCY), one the world’s leading chemical companies, to identify key bio-based chemicals to produce for global fuels and chemicals markets.
Construction Begins on Steel Mill Off-Gases to Ethanol Demo Plant
LanzaTech, China’s largest steel and iron conglomerate, Baosteel Group Corporation, and the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) have launched the construction of a plant that will use LanzaTech’s gas fermentation technology for the production of fuel ethanol from steel mill off-gases.|
LanzaTech strikes a double in NZBIO awards
LanzaTech, which has taken its technology for converting waste gases in to ethanol and chemicals from its Auckland laboratory to the world, has won the NZBIO 2011 Company of the Year Award.
And its cofounder and chief scientist Dr Sean Simpson has won the 2011 Young Biotechnologist of the Year award.
LanzaTech appoints new Chief Financial Officer
LanzaTech has appointed Jennifer McFarlane as its Chief Financial OfficerLanzaTech strikes a double in NZBIO awards
POSCO LanzaTech to collaborate on renewable energy
LanzaTech has signed a memorandum of understanding with POSCO, one of the largest steel producers in the world, covering the implementation of its gas fermentation technology to convert the steel maker’s flue gases to ethanol and other value added products.
IndianOil and LanzaTech sign MOU for fuel grade ethanol technology
IndianOil, India’s flagship petroleum major, and LanzaTech, a leading clean energy technology company, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for collaboration in a technology demonstration that will enable IndianOil to produce fuel grade ethanol.
LanzaTech and PNNL to convert syngas to drop in jet fuel
LanzaTech will work with Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) on converting some of LanzaTech’s products to drop in jet fuel.
Dr. Laurel Harmon Appointed as VP of Government Relations
LanzaTech has appointed Dr Laurel Harmon as vice president of government relations in response to its rapidly growing global portfolio of projects and relationships.
LanzaTech Makes Red Herring Global 100
LanzaTech has added another global award to its growing list of accolades – a global Red Herring Top 100, which recognises LanzaTech as one of the 100 most innovative new technology companies.
Prabhakar Nair joins LanzaTech team
LanzaTech secures top renewable energy talent, Prabhakar Nair
Top 100 People in Bioenergy
The two top managers of a New Zealand based clean energy company have been named among the “Top 100 People in Bioenergy” around the world.
Energy technology company LanzaTech has made the prestigious Global Cleantech Top 100 – the list that highlights the world’s commercially exciting clean technology.
LanzaTech announces first coal to biological fuel project
LanzaTech and one of the largest coal producers in China, Henan Coal and Chemical Industrial Corporation (HNCC), announced today they have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU), for the production of fuels and chemicals using the LanzaTech Process and synthesis gas derived from the gasification of coal.
2, 3 Butanediol
LanzaTech produces key chemical building block from waste gasesScientific milestone for manufacture of polymers, plastics, gasoline, diesel and jet fuel.
LanzaTech signs first commercial partnership deal
New Zealand clean technology company LanzaTech will work with China’s largest steel and iron conglomerate, Baosteel, and the prestigious Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) to commercialize its technologies for producing fuel ethanol from steel mill off gases.
Global investment in CleanTech sees LanzaTech riding high
New Zealand-based LanzaTech, a company pursuing the conversion of industrial waste gases into fuels and chemicals using bacteria, today officially announced a $18M USD Series B financing, led by Qiming Ventures, a well known China focused venture capital firm.
New CEO Joins LanzaTech from Honeywell’s UOP
Lanzatech announces the addition of Jennifer Holmgren to their team. She joins LanzaTech from UOP LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Honeywell International, where she was Vice President and General Manager of the Renewable Energy and Chemicals business unit