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15.10.2013Biofuels Digest Ranks LanzaTech #2 in Hottest 50 Companies in Bioenergy and #4 in Hottest 30 Companies in Biobased Chemicals Lists
LanzaTech, a producer of low-carbon fuels and chemicals from waste gases, has been ranked #2 in Biofuels Digest’s annual list of the 50 Hottest Companies in Bioeenergy and #4 in its 30 Hottest Companies in Biobased Chemicals. Biofuels Digest is the most widely read media source globally for the renewables fuel and chemical industries and LanzaTech is one of only two companies to be ranked in the top 5 in both lists.

“The road to commercialization is long and every step is significant,” said Dr. Jennifer Holmgren, CEO of LanzaTech. “It’s exciting and humbling to be listed among the most innovative renewable fuels and chemicals companies in the world. We are on a path to create a global company that is changing the rules of energy production and we see the annual ‘Hottest’ lists as recognition of our progress.”

LanzaTech’s high rankings in the Biofuels Digest’s lists were driven by the significant success the company has had during the past year. LanzaTech became the first to scale gas fermentation technology to a pre-commercial level, developing and successfully operating two facilities in China that convert waste flue gas from Baosteel and Shougang steel plants into ethanol. Both facilities operated at annualized production capacity of 100,000 gallons. Site location and engineering plans for two full commercial facilities are under way and commercial production is expected to begin in 2014.