Headquartered in Cupertino, California, Aemetis is an advanced renewable fuels and biochemicals company focused on the production of advanced fuels and chemicals through the acquisition, development and commercialization of innovative technologies that replace traditional petroleum-based products by conversion of first-generation ethanol and biodiesel plants into advanced Biorefineries.
Founded in 2006, Aemetis owns and operates a 60 million gallon per year capacity ethanol and animal feed production facility in Keyes, California. Aemetis also owns and operates a 50 million gallon per year capacity renewable chemical and advanced fuel production facility on the East Coast of India producing high quality, distilled biodiesel and refined glycerin for customers in Europe and Asia. Aemetis operates a research and development laboratory and holds many granted patents on technology related to the production of renewable fuels and renewable chemicals.
Aemetis has received $35 million in EB-5 funding and has $140 million in revenues. The company has over 140 employees worldwide, and is publicly traded on the NASDAQ stock market under the symbol AMTX.
Aemetis means “The One Prudent Wisdom”, referring to the prudence and wisdom of replacing petroleum with renewable fuels and chemicals. The Aemetis name is derived from the Scottish “Ae”, meaning “the one”, and the Greek “Metis” who was the mother of goddess Athena, meaning “prudent wisdom”.