CUPERTINO, CA / ACCESSWIRE / March 6, 2017 / Aemetis, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMTX), an advanced renewable fuels and biochemicals company, today announced that Aemetis was chosen as one of Biofuels Digest's 50 Hottest Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy for 2017. The 50 Hottest Companies award recognizes innovation and achievement in the biofuels sector. The ranking is based on votes from a panel of international selectors and from subscribers of Biofuels Digest.
This honor reflects the significance of the contributions by Aemetis to the bioeconomy and to advancing the company's commitment to advancing the commercial deployment of technologies that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) and displace conventional petroleum products through the commercial production of low carbon advanced biofuels.
Eric McAfee, the Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Aemetis, was awarded again this year as a member of the Biofuels Digest's Top 100 People in the Advanced Bioeconomy. He was ranked #36 worldwide. This is the fifth year Mr. McAfee has received this prestigious international award.
Headquartered in Cupertino, California, Aemetis is an advanced renewable fuels and biochemicals company focused on the acquisition, development and commercialization of innovative technologies that replace traditional petroleum-based products by the conversion of first-generation ethanol and biodiesel plants into advanced biorefineries. Founded in 2006, Aemetis owns and operates a 60 million gallon per year ethanol production facility in California's Central Valley near Modesto. Aemetis also owns and operates a 50 million gallon per year distilled biodiesel and refined glycerin plant on the East Coast of India to supply customers in India and Europe. Aemetis operates a research and development laboratory at the Maryland Biotech Center, and holds a portfolio of patents and related technology licenses for the production of renewable fuels and biochemicals. For additional information about Aemetis, including the Company's corporate presentation and SEC filings, please visit www.aemetis.com.
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