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Monday, May 4, 2015
Washington, DC

The Algae Biomass Organization (ABO), the trade association for the algae industry, welcomed today T2 Energy, a company leveraging algae technology for beneficial reuse of CO2 from power plants and water from wastewater treatment plants as its newest Gold-level member. T2 Energy joins the growing ranks of companies and organizations that are working with ABO to develop algae into a source of sustainable chemicals, fuels, food and feed applications, as well as 

Based in Vista, California, T2 Energy transforms waste carbon into opportunity; to transform sunlight into usable energy; and to create products that address global needs for food, feed and fuel. T2 Energy takes a portfolio approach to feedstocks and end products that will address environmental challenges and create economic opportunities around the world.

“The ABO has done a remarkable job in convening all the stakeholders in the industry, serving as a powerful advocate for policy and regulatory issues that support the industry, and helping to raise awareness of the power of algae to address some of our nation’s greatest challenges,” said Mark Randall, founder and CEO of T2 Energy. “It’s the right time for T2 Energy to join ABO as we move from the lab to pilot, and then commercial scale.”

T2 Energy deploys an advanced algae grow tank system that is augmented by its proprietary LipiTriggerTM growth enhancer. The system enables certain strains of naturally occurring algae to grow bigger and faster at the same time, and with an internal oil profile greater than that which is currently available in the world. These high performing sustainable oils and proteins are at price parity with today’s fossil, ocean, plant and poultry-based incumbents and can be used in a range of products including Omega-3 oils, biodiesel, bio-gasoline, bio-jet fuel, bio-chemicals and more.

"The Algae Biomass Organization has spent much of the past year pushing for carbon capture and utilization (CCU) to be recognized a effective climate change mitigation tool," said Matt Carr, executive director of the Algae Biomass Organization. "T2 Energy's model in creating algae technology that utilizes waste CO2 and wastewater to create sustainable resources helps to move the algae industry's initiative forward." 

Products made from algae are the natural solution to the energy, food, economic and climate challenges facing the world today. This tiny but powerful organism has the ability to simultaneously put fuels in vehicles, reuse CO2, provide nutrition for animals and people, and create jobs for millions of Americans. More information can be found at www.allaboutalgae.com.

Company Information: 

About the Algae Biomass Organization

The Algae Biomass Organization (ABO) is a 501 c(6) non-profit whose mission is to promote the development of viable commercial markets for renewable and sustainable commodities derived from algae. Its membership is comprised of people, companies, and organizations across the value chain. More information about ABO, including its leadership, membership, costs, benefits, and members and their affiliations, is available at the website: www.algaebiomass.org.

About T2 Energy

Founded in San Diego, Calif. in 2012, T2 Energy develops algae-based technologies that transform wastewater and carbon dioxide into a range of end products, including biofuels, biochemical, nutraceuticals, animal feed and others, that compete on price and quality with today’s incumbents.  The company partners with municipalities, utilities and others to develop projects that reduce emissions, remediate waste streams and create economic development in communities. More information is available at www.T2Energy.com

Media Contact: 

John Williams, Scoville PR for T2 Energy

jwilliams@scovillepr.com, 206-625-0075