Biofuel, Press Release

Amyris, Total Successful Demo Flight

Amyris and Total announced today a successful demonstration flight at the Paris Air Show using renewable fuel produced via engineered microorganisms that convert plant sugars into Amyris’ Biofene®. The companies expect the fuel to be commercially available as early as 2014, following approval by the ASTM International.

About Doris de Guzman

Will Green Chemistry save the world or is it hype? Doris de Guzman examines alternative processing, new technology, R&D and other sustainability initiatives aimed at preventing pollution; replacing ingredients; and using renewable feedstocks in Green Chemistry. She has been covering the oleochemicals market for 15 years and spread her beat to inorganics, biofuels and green chemistry.


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