Today the Algae Biomass Organization announced the beginning of another annual Summer of Algae campaign. ABO members are opening their doors and making announcments as part of a coordinated effort to get the word out about the innovative work being done to commercialize algae cultivation as a renewable source of fuels, food, feed and speciality chemicals and plastics.
The Summer of Algae kicked off today with at event at Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences’ National Center for Marine Algae and Microbiota (NCMA) in East Boothbay, Maine.
Other participants in the campaign stretch from coast-to-coast and include ABO members Algenol (Florida); Algix (Alabama); Duke Energy (Kentucky); Matrix Genetics (Washington); Montana State University (Montana); Sapphire Energy (New Mexico and California); and the University of Arizona (Arizona).
More information is available in ABO’s press release, and keep an eye on this blog for updates on individual Summer of Algae events.
The Summer of Algae culminates with the 7th annual Algae Biomass Summit, being held this year in Orlando, Florida September 30th – October 3rd.There is still time to get early-bird registration rates, and ABO members get an even better deal!