SGB was named one of the Top 5 Renewable Jet Fuel Supply Companies in the World by Sir Richard Branson's Carbon War Room.

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With a world-class leadership and science team and a fully integrated platform including the most advanced science and biotechnology program, SG Biofuels is driving advancements in Jatropha through industry-shaping innovations and technologies.

 

November 12, 2013

SGB and Yulex Partner to Double Guayule Rubber Yield Through an Accelerated Breeding Platform

SAN DIEGO, Calif. and PHOENIX, AZ, November 12, 2013 – SGB Inc., an agricultural biotechnology company, and Yulex Corporation, a biomaterial company, announced today a collaboration to establish a genomics and molecular breeding platform focused on accelerating the crop improvement of Guayule as a sustainable source of biorubber that can replace ... Read more

 

October 08, 2013

SGB signs mandate letter with Inter-American Development Bank for financing of Guatemala bioenergy project

SAN DIEGO, Calif., October 8, 2013 - SGB, Inc. (SG Biofuels), an energy crop company delivering high performance bioenergy solutions for the renewable fuel, biomass and chemical markets, has signed a mandate letter with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) for the debt financing of its 25,000 acre Jatropha bioenergy project in Guatemala. The p... Read more

 

August 20, 2013

SGB breakthroughs in germination and direct seeding drive improved economics for Jatropha projects

SGB, Inc., an energy crop company delivering high performance bioenergy solutions for the renewable fuel, biomass and chemical markets, has achieved consistent germination rates of more than 95 percent with its top performing JMax™ Jatropha hybrids in a range of high-stress growing conditions.   Jatropha is a non-food energy crop that produc... Read more

 

July 11, 2013

SGB joins Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials

SAN DIEGO, Calif., July 11, 2013 - SGB, Inc. (SG Biofuels), an energy crop company delivering high performance bioenergy solutions for the renewable fuel and chemicals markets, has been accepted as members of the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB).  “SGB is proud to become a member of the RSB and is committed to ensuring that our b... Read more

 

June 18, 2013

SGB Global Field Trials Reveal Rust-Resistant Jatropha curcas

SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 18, 2013 - SGB, Inc. (SG Biofuels), an energy crop company delivering high performance bioenergy solutions for the renewable fuel and chemicals markets, has identified fungal rust-resistant hybrids of Jatropha curcas through its global network of field trials. Identification of the trait provides a critical defensive attribu... Read more

 

March 26, 2013

SGB Confirms Superior Performance of its Elite Jatropha Hybrids in India

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Mar. 26, 2013 -  SGB, Inc. (SG Biofuels), an energy crop company delivering high performance bioenergy solutions for the renewable fuel, biomass and chemical markets, announced today it has developed elite Jatropha hybrids for India that are on track to deliver 5.5 metric tons of seed per year and possess the critical plant ... Read more

 

March 20, 2013

SGB Confirms Genetic Diversity of Jatropha curcas is Comparable to Corn

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (Mar. 20, 2013) – SGB, Inc. (SG Biofuels), an energy crop company delivering high performance bioenergy solutions for the renewable fuel, biomass and chemical markets, has identified over two million individual genetic markers (SNPs) in its Jatropha curcas germplasm collection, confirming the non-food energy crop has a genetic d... Read more

 

March 07, 2013

SGB Names Eric Hakmiller and Andrew Leitch to Advisory Board

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Mar. 7, 2013 – SGB, Inc. (SG Biofuels), an energy crop company delivering high performance bioenergy solutions for the renewable fuel, biomass and chemical markets, has named Eric L. Hakmiller and Andrew Leitch to its board of advisors.Hakmiller most recently served as a vice president and general manager of Bunge Biofuels, a d... Read more

 

January 29, 2013

SGB Signs Landmark Deals in Brazil to Develop Jatropha as an Alternative Energy Crop

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 29, 2013 - SGB, Inc. (SG Biofuels), an energy crop company delivering high performance bioenergy solutions for the renewable fuel, biomass and chemical markets, has signed landmark agreements in Brazil with Embrapa (Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation), the country’s leading agricultural research institution, and w... Read more

 

January 02, 2013

Forbes names SGB to 'top trends' in 2013

On December 31, 2012, SGB was included by Forbes magazine in 'Five Green Tech Trends to Watch in 2013.'  You can access the full story by clicking here. Read more