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Abengoa and the Honors College at the University of Houston to develop a strategic relationship

March 11, 2015

  • A roundtable was held on Tuesday and it allowed the discussion of Abengoa’s technological advacements, including Waste to Biofuels Technology.

March 11, 2015 – Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, is developing a strategic relationship with the Honors College at the University of Houston.

For many years, Abengoa has placed importance on building partnerships with universities and higher education institutes that complement the internal research and development that the company diligently pursues. Collaboration with the University of Houston evolved from their significant focus on programs involving renewable energies, technological advances, and specifically, the Energy and Sustainability program housed in the Honors College.

On Tuesday, Abengoa and University of Houston held a roundtable that included Abengoa representatives and Honors College faculty, staff and students. It allowed for discussion of Abengoa’s technological advancements, including Abengoa’s most recent disruptive technology for municipal solid waste (Waste to Biofuels) and future careers in the industry of bioenergy and biotechnology. The day concluded with a tour of the University’s campus.

About Abengoa

Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB) applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, generating electricity from renewable resources, converting biomass into biofuels and producing drinking water from sea water. (

About The University of Houston and the Honors College

The University of Houston is a Carnegie-designated Tier One public research university recognized by The Princeton Review as one of the nation’s best colleges for undergraduate education. UH serves the globally competitive Houston and Gulf Coast Region by providing world-class faculty, experiential learning and strategic industry partnerships. Located in the nation’s fourth-largest city, UH services more than 40,900 students in the most ethnically and culturally diverse region in the country.

The Honors College at the University of Houston is a hub of excellence that serves the needs of gifted undergraduates in more than 100 fields of study and reflects the rich diversity of UH in its courses, faculty and students. For more than 20 years, the Honors College has offered students the best of both worlds: the advantages of a small college together with the comprehensive resources and rich diversity of a large university. For more information about the Honors College, visit

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