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Shares of biofuels and renewable chemicals company Gevo, Inc. (GEVO) are steady in mid-session trading today after rising 9.6 percent to close Wednesday at $16.44 for the company’s first day of trading on NASDAQ. On Tuesday, the company’s Initial Public Offering (IPO) raised $107.25 million with the sale of 7.15 million shares at $15 each.
Although the Obama Administration and many environmental organizations are diametrically opposed on the potential of “clean coal” and carbon capture and storage (CCS), venture capitalists are funding companies with a range of CCS technologies.
Here are four venture-funded companies at the leading edge of “clean coal”: Calera Corporation, Novomer Inc., Akermin, Inc., and GreatPoint Energy.