Posts Tagged ‘KiOR’

A BIOFUEL DREAM GONE BAD

KiOR’s Mississippi facility, riddled with problems, stopped producing biofuels

Legendary venture capitalist Vinod Khosla backed a startup called KiOR as part of his ambitious push for green energy. Now KiOR is bankrupt, he and company executives are being sued for fraud, and Khosla’s big biofuel bet is looking increasingly questionable.

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Costco and Kemper

Broken Promises

Another way to lose the trust of real investors is to give MDA bureaucrats money to invest in the name of jobs. They don’t try to pick losers. They just do it a lot. Why? No skin in the game?

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Junk science = garbage policy

Microscope

“The health study was deliberately faked to test the hypothesis that scientists and reporters rarely detect junk science. No one caught on to this ruse.” Pretty much explains Kemper and Kior, doesn’t it?

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State-funded KiOR embroiled in dispute with former board member

Kior's Columbus plant

A Texas-based biofuels company that owes Mississippi more than $69 million is involved in a bitter dispute with a former member of its board of directors By Steve Wilson | Mississippi Watchdog | Spetember 11, 2014 A Texas-based biofuels company that owes Mississippi more than $69 million is involved in a bitter dispute with a former…

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