Sapphire is a venture capital backed company founded in 2007 for the purpose of growing and processing micro-algae into products that serve very large and diverse markets where the unique attributes of algae provide valuable solutions. Sapphire’s world-leading technology uses sunlight, CO2, non-potable water, non-arable land, nutrients, and novel strains of algae in outdoor ponds […]
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In Florida, Tim Zenk has joined Algenol as Executive Vice President of Business Development. Zenk recently left Sapphire Energy, where he was Senior Vice President of Corporate Development. Algenol looks forward to Zenk’s many years of experience in business development, fundraising, government affairs, public policy, marketing and communications. The company now employs just under 200 […]
Here are the photo votes received for Sapphire Energy in this years’s competition for the Hottest Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy, Renewable Chemicals & Biomaterials. More on photo voting in this years’ rankings process, here.
A few weeks ago, when we were reporting that Cynthia “CJ” Warner was relinquishing the President and CEO roles at Sapphire Energy, we were not able at that time to reveal exactly where she was headed. Tesoro Corporation announced that Cynthia “CJ” Warner will join Tesoro as Executive Vice President, Strategy and Business Development effective […]
Former Verenium CEO and Goldman exec ushers in new commercial era at Sapphire, as CJ Warner relinquishes CEO title, remaining as Chairman. In California, the Digest learned that James “Jamie” Levine has been appointed CEO of Sapphire Energym succeeding Cynthia J. “CJ” Warner, who will remain the company’s chairman. Levine, a former Goldman exec, took […]
The Digest has heard from China that Sapphire Energy’s and Sinopec’s algae-derived renewable crude oil project has been selected for the U.S.-China EcoPartnerships program, and that the announcement is being made overnight US time in Beijing, China, by the U.S. Secretary of State and the People’s Republic of China State Councilor. Details on the project […]
Sapphire Energy: Transformative Technologies 2014 nominee, “Transformative Harvest, Extraction or Dewatering system”
This is the official Transformative Technologies 2014 nominee page for Sapphire Energy, nominated in the “Transformative Harvest, Extraction or Dewatering” category for its DAF system. Voting Rules All voting is exclusively via social media this year. To vote, simply click on the Tweet, Like or Share link in on this page. Each tweet, like or share […]
This is the official Transformative Technologies 2014 nominee page for Sapphire Energy, nominated in the “Transformation of microbes or algae” category for its enhanced algae. Voting Rules All voting is exclusively via social media this year. To vote, simply click on the Tweet, Like or Share link in on this page. Each tweet, like or share […]
Company description: San Diego-based Sapphire Energy is pioneering an entirely new industry – Green Crude Production – with the potential to profoundly change America’s energy and petrochemical landscape for the better. Sapphire’s products and processes in this category differ significantly from other forms of biofuel because they are made solely from photosynthetic microorganisms (algae), using […]
Holmgren, Warner, Gruber, Chornet to address “Hot Companies: The Global Growth Perspective” on opening morning of ABLC 2014. In Florida, Biofuels Digest announced that LanzaTech CEO Jennifer Holmgren, Sapphire Energy CEO Cynthia “CJ ” Warner, Gevo CEO Pat Grubner and Enerkem CEO Vincent Chornet will present addresses on ABLC 2014’s opening morning — under the […]