Tag: ABO

Algae Biomass Organization launches petition to support approval of CO2 Recycling for emissions reduction

Algae Biomass Organization launches petition to support approval of CO2 Recycling for emissions reduction

September 30, 2014 |

In California, the Algae Biomass Organization announced a “We the People” petition to the White House aimed at securing US EPA approval of carbon capture and use technologies to meet the emissions reductions targets set by the agency. “We need EPA and those involved in the power generation industry to recognize that algae and other […]

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ABO’s Summer of Algae 2014 celebrates successes in Washington, across the US

ABO’s Summer of Algae 2014 celebrates successes in Washington, across the US

July 21, 2014 |

In Washington, ABO has announced several successes in its Summer of Algae 2014 push. Sapphire Energy has announced a partnership with Sinopec in China to develop algae-derived fuels in one of the world’s fastest growing economies. This international announcement came on the heels of new from two more ABO members: Cellana inked a partnership with […]

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Will the energy future be built in the US? 40% say “no”, in Digest survey.

Will the energy future be built in the US? 40% say “no”, in Digest survey.

July 14, 2014 |

In Florida, 40% of The Digest’s subscribers said that “the energy future” would not be built in the US, and instead pointed to Asia. In the online poll, 82% of subscribers said that Asia would be “very important” or “critical” in technology deployment at scale, compared to 61% for the US, 50% for Europe, 45% […]

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Will the Energy Future Be Built in the United States?

Will the Energy Future Be Built in the United States?

July 13, 2014 |

By Matt Carr, Executive Director, Algae Biomass Organization Jobs, abundant energy and stable regulations are worthy goals for any energy legislation, but the continued partisan back-and-forth that pits fossil energy against new sources is becoming a liability that threatens more than any single industry. It’s time to put politics aside and set a clear energy […]

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Carr tapped as new Algae Biomass Organization chief

Carr tapped as new Algae Biomass Organization chief

June 18, 2014 |

Exits as BIO’s industrial biotech policy guru to become an Algae Czar.  Today, there are hundreds of biologists, engineers and commercial gurus leading algae to new heights in the labs, pilot plants, demonstration plants — even commercial-scale fermenters. Algae – the underlying source of a myriad of “available today” products from Omega-3 supplements to biodiesel, health and […]

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Algae Biomass Organization announces 2014-15 board

Algae Biomass Organization announces 2014-15 board

June 10, 2014 |

In Washington, Algae Biomass Organization announced the election of eight members to its Board of Directors for the 2014-2016 term. The newly elected board members are: Michael Lakeman, Ph.D. – Associate Technical Fellow, Boeing Commercial Airplanes Martin Sabarsky – Chief Executive Officer, Cellana, Inc. Emilie Slaby – Senior Business Development Manager, The Scoular Company The […]

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Algae Biomass Organization reframes climate change buzz

Algae Biomass Organization reframes climate change buzz

May 25, 2014 |

In Washington, the Algae Biomass Association is attempting to reframe the recent conversation surrounding climate change as a platform to support algae biofuel development. The organization released a statement which detailed the two benefits of algae technologies: Firstly, algae derived products will empower consumers to live the comfortable lifestyles of advanced economies, without the harmful […]

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ABO’s annual survey shows flourishing industry

ABO’s annual survey shows flourishing industry

March 31, 2014 |

In Washington, the Algae Biomass Organization’s annual survey of the algae industry shows that the industry that is growing, from increased production of biomass and oils, to increased hiring, to a wider variety of end products. As in the previous two annual surveys, respondents this year continued their optimism that algae-derived fuels are likely to […]

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ABO publishes updated standards for measuring algae industry operations

ABO publishes updated standards for measuring algae industry operations

February 23, 2014 |

Industry standards establish “operator’s manual” for comparing algae technology performance. In Washington, the Algae Biomass Organization announced the publication of “Industrial Algae Measurements, Version 6.0” (IAM 6.0), a significant update to the common standards established by the organization for measuring and comparing algae industry operations. As more companies develop and improve new technologies to create […]

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ABO releases IAM 6.0 standards for algae operations

ABO releases IAM 6.0 standards for algae operations

February 10, 2014 |

In Washington, the Algae Biomass Organization announced the publication of “Industrial Algae Measurements, Version 6.0” (IAM 6.0), a significant update to the common standards established by the organization for measuring and comparing algae industry operations. The IAM 6.0 recommends the methodologies that can characterize economic and environmental inputs of almost any algae biomass operation. These […]

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