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Brunswick Community College Joins the Biofuel Bandwagon

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Teachers and students in the biotechnology program at Brunswick Community College will grow enough algae to produce around 75 pounds of oil each month. That oil will fuel tractors and utility vehicles on campus. Michelle Sabaoun is the lead instructor of biotechnology. She says the project provides hands-on experience for […]

[ More ] September 26th, 2008 | 1 Comment | Posted in Uncategorized |

Diagnostic Technology for Algae-Derived Biofuels from International Energy Announces

You are at: Oilgae Blog. News release BioGauge(TM), International Energy’s new patent-pending ‘bio-profiling’ technology, helps determine peak production of oil in algae for extraction of bio-crude — an important innovation in optimizing development and production of commercial algae-based biofuels. International Energy, a developer of leading-edge technologies for the renewable generation of photosynthetic biofuels, today announced […]

[ More ] September 26th, 2008 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Cultivation, Algae-Fuel-Research |

Algae’s Many Applications to Be Showcased at National Algae Association Conference October 23-24 in Houston

You are at: Oilgae Blog. News release HOUSTON — For more than 20 years, Algae biofuels projects have been primarily focused on biodiesel production. “In recent years, the algae industry has evolved in size, scope, technologies and applications to produce several different types of fuels for transport and power generation,” notes Will Thurmond, Chairman of […]

Algae Biodiesel from Alternative Energy Resources Ltd. of Dublin

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Alternative Energy Resources Ltd. of Dublin, Ireland, and a team of researchers led by Dr. Patrick Murray at the National University of Ireland in Galway have successfully developed a process that will produce biodiesel from local species of algae, said John Travers, CEO of Alternative Energy Resources. Alternative Energy Resources […]

[ More ] September 26th, 2008 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Biodiesel |

Virginia’s First Algae Farm Near Spring Grove an Experiment in Biofuel

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Virginia’s first algae farm located outside of Spring Grove includes a series of tanks that hold algae and lined “raceways” where the algae grows. There was much ado near Spring Grove recently over the opening of an experimental farm – the first of its kind in Virginia – that grows […]

[ More ] September 26th, 2008 | 1 Comment | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies, Algae-Fuel-Research |

Portland General Electric – Algae Turns CO2 Gases into Fuel, Livestock Feed

You are at: Oilgae Blog. This is a press release courtesy of Portland General Electric (PGE) A cutting-edge experiment now underway at the Boardman Power Plant in Morrow County, Ore., could help reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from coal-fired electric generating stations nationwide. Portland General Electric (PGE) and Columbia Energy Partners (CEP) are testing whether […]

[ More ] September 26th, 2008 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-CO2-Capture, Algae-Cultivation |

Algal Biofuels in Netherlands

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Here’s an interesting article on the algal biofuel phenomenon in Netherlands. Mostly known stuff, but you might be able to get some local tidbits and names if you wish to contact some folks in Netherlands in this regard By the way, have you subscribed to the Oilgae Blog?; How about […]

[ More ] September 26th, 2008 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Biodiesel |

Green Star’s Breakthrough Micronutrient to Boost Algae Growth

You are at: Oilgae Blog. One of the companies working on making algal fuels viable is Green Star, and they just announced the creation of a new micronutrient that can help boost algae daily growth rate by 34% and “increase the total biomass quantity in a harvest algae growth cycle by well over 100%.” “The […]

[ More ] September 26th, 2008 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Cultivation, Algae-Energy-Companies |

Sapphire Energy’s Biofuel Chemically Identical to Gasoline?

You are at: Oilgae Blog. In what it calls its most significant milestone yet, Sapphire Energy , claims it has succeeded in refining a high-octane gasoline from algae that is chemically identical to crude oil. According to Sapphire Energy, “The resulting gasoline is completely compatible with current infrastructure, meaning absolutely no change to consumer’s cars.” […]

[ More ] September 26th, 2008 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

Dr. John R. Benemann New White Paper ‘Opportunities & Challenges in Algae Biofuels Production’ Free Download

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Access Dr. John R. Benemann New White Paper ‘Opportunities & Challenges in Algae Biofuels Production’ for FREE From a news release Maximize returns and understand Algae as a biofuel feedstock. Pinpoint challenges to Algae fuel and project long-term ROI. Dr. John R. Benemann co-authored the famous “A Look Back at […]

[ More ] September 26th, 2008 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Fuel-Research |

Algae World 2008 – Singapore, 17-18 Nov 2008

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Excerpts from Press Release for the Algae World Summit in Singapore, in Nov 2008 Algae World 2008 guarantees objective insights on Commercialization of Algae Biofuels, latest advances & constraints in Algae cultivation, harvesting & processing. * Algae World 2008 will bring about a dynamic exchange of the latest research, investment […]

[ More ] September 26th, 2008 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Fuel-Research |

Breakthrough Diagnostic Technology for Algae-Derived Biofuels from International Energy

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Press release BioGauge(TM), International Energy’s new patent-pending ‘bio-profiling’ technology, helps determine peak production of oil in algae for extraction of bio-crude — an important innovation in optimizing development and production of commercial algae-based biofuels. NEWARK, N.J., Sep 10, 2008 — International Energy, Inc., a developer of leading-edge technologies for the […]

[ More ] September 24th, 2008 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Cultivation, Algae-Fuel-Research |

New Zealand Councils see potential in sewage oil machine

You are at: Oilgae Blog. The Southland Times | Wednesday, 24 September 2008 Invercargill-designed machinery that turns sewage-pond algae into crude oil and leaves the water clean enough for reuse has generated strong interest from southern councils. Invercargill engineering firm B L Rayners Ltd and Christchurch company Solvent Rescue Ltd are working together to develop […]

[ More ] September 24th, 2008 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Cultivation, Algae-Cultivation-Sewage |

Algae Ponds for Biodiese in Nevada by Bebout and Associates

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Bebout and Associates of Savannah and its partners Enegis LLC of Virginia and the University of Nevada at Reno (UNR) recently completed construction of four algae ponds on the Reno campus. The first algae crop is expected to be harvested in October of this year. The ponds were constructed so […]

[ More ] September 24th, 2008 | 1 Comment | Posted in Algae-Biodiesel, Algae-Cultivation, Algae-Fuel-Research |

DOE to invest up to US$4.4m in six innovative biofuels projects at US universities

You are at: Oilgae Blog. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced the selection of six advanced biofuels projects in which DOE plans to invest up to US$4.4 million, subject to annual appropriations. These awards to U.S. institutions of higher education will support research and development (R&D) for cost-effective, environmentally friendly biomass conversion technologies […]

[ More ] September 24th, 2008 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Fuel-Research |

Algae Biofuel Takes Lead Over Jatropha

You are at: Oilgae Blog. In the endevour to reduce dependence on fossil fuels and cut carbon emissions to achieve a clean environment, humble algae appears to be taking a lead over the more-talked-about biodiesel source jatropha. Experts say that algae farming in less than 1 per cent of India’s total land can make the […]

[ More ] September 24th, 2008 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Cultivation, Algae-Oil-Yield |

Companies Trying to Bring Down Cost of Producing Oil from Algae

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Here are some excerpts on what companies are doing to reduce the cost of making oil and fuel from algae. This is from a recent article at Scientific American Costs for algae-based fuel currently range from $10 to $100 per gallon, according to systems engineer Ron Pate at Sandia National […]

Algae to Ethanol Producer Algenol Bets On New Production Method

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Now, armed with patents, several test facilities around the world, and some $70 million in private backing, Algenol is targeting its first large-scale ethanol production facility with output that may rival that of some of the category’s largest U.S. players. Algenol recently inked a partnership with BioFields, which has committed […]

Engg Firm Burns & Mac Plants Concept for Algae Biofuel with Utilities

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Kansas City Business Journal Burns & McDonnell, the Kansas City engineering firm, is working to cultivate emerging green technology that uses algae to stem pollution and create fuel. Robert Healy, a senior manager with the firm, promotes nationwide the two-pronged benefit of using algae to absorb some carbon dioxide emissions […]

[ More ] September 24th, 2008 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-CO2-Capture, Algae-Energy-Companies |

Key to making Algae Fuels Financially Feasible is for Algae Farms to Get Paid Two Waysl

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Found something interesting in this article which gives the latest updates on PetroAlgae in Melbourne, Australia “The key to making it financially feasible is for algae farms to get paid two ways, John Benneman said. First, farms should get paid for getting rid of unwanted products that algae will eat, […]

OriginOil Announces Finetuning of Helix BioReactor™ subsystems

You are at: Oilgae Blog. OriginOil, Inc., the developer of a technology to transform algae, the most promising source of renewable oil, into a true competitor to petroleum, today announced that the finetuning of the Helix BioReactor™ subsystems has yielded positive results. In its original May 2008 patent filing for the Enhanced Algae Growth System, […]

[ More ] September 24th, 2008 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies, Algae-Photobioreactor |

Algae to Be Showcased at National Algae Association Conference October 23-24 in Houston

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Press release HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–For more than 20 years, Algae biofuels projects have been primarily focused on biodiesel production. “In recent years, the algae industry has evolved in size, scope, technologies and applications to produce several different types of fuels for transport and power generation,” notes Will Thurmond, Chairman of Research […]

[ More ] September 24th, 2008 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Biodiesel, Algae-Energy-Products |

Algae Biodiesel Space Getting Hotter

You are at: Oilgae Blog. This month (Sep 2008) algae as a fuel source made the news several times. Last week, Sapphire Energy announced it received $100 million to help reach its goal of making commercial amounts of algae fuel in three to five years. Investors included Bill Gates investment company, Cascade Investment, LLC. In […]

Algae Farmers Starts Making Biodiesel!

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Jes Sprouse quit his job to follow his dream. He became an algae farmer. Sprouse, 35, grows the emerald slime in a 1-acre pond in eastern Prince George County, Virginia. Sprouse’s vision might sound wacky at first, but he has the support of some of the state’s top scientists and […]

[ More ] September 24th, 2008 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Biodiesel, Algae-Oil-Yield |

GM Algae for Fuel

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Genetically manipulating algae for fuel Genetic manipulation of algae, one of the hottest avenues, is rife with both possibility and controversy. Engineered strains could be highly efficient and tailored to produce specific substances. But like other genetically modified (GM) species, if they aren’t contained, they pose a threat to their […]

[ More ] September 22nd, 2008 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Fuel-Research |

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