Tag: NLACM

Crossing the Valley of NLACM with alcohol-to-hydrocarbon technology

September 7, 2017 |

There’s one crossing worse than the Valley of Death and that is the Valley of NLACM. Although it sounds more like a goose trying to say “You’ll like him” — it’s the Natural Law of Alternative Commodity Markets, and it’s the biggest single impediment, globally, retarding the advance of renewable transport fuels as a world-scale […]

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NLACM leads to changing times at Bio Architecture Lab

NLACM leads to changing times at Bio Architecture Lab

May 17, 2013 |

We noted earlier this week the changes at Bio Architecture Lab, including a change in CEO and strategy. The story attracted a report in Bloomberg, citing that “Bio Architecture Lab has given up on the technology [and] is seeking to sell Chilean operations including a 20-hectare (49-acre) seaweed farm in a bay near the island […]

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The Solyndra Effect, or why alcohol-to-jet fuel is a tough sell

The Solyndra Effect, or why alcohol-to-jet fuel is a tough sell

November 16, 2012 |

Why is ATJ experiencing NSF, possibly DOA, and certainly not yet RFTO (AFAIK), as skeptics are (FYI) ROFL? It’s NLACM. By now it must be universally understood that it’s tough to run a business that processes $10 bills into $5 bills, no matter what economies of scale you reach – and no matter what the […]

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