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Enhanced R&D in Biofuel Production to Attract More Investors to Latin America

You are at: Oilgae Blog. New analysis from Frost & Sullivan,A Latin America Biofuel Technology Providers, finds that the Argentinean market had an installed capacity of around 600.000 tons of feedstock in 2007 and estimates this to reach 1.2 million in 2008. Latin America’s scientific sophistication in feedstock production makes it an attractive destination to […]

[ More ] November 27th, 2008 | No Comments | Posted in Uncategorized |

Green electricity, A technological innovation that Imperial researchers will be developing in the new ‘Planet 2050’ programme

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Large-scale use of low-carbon electricity is one technological innovation that Imperial researchers will be developing in the new ‘Planet 2050’ programme, being set up to help develop the radical approaches needed to achieve the large-scale global emissions reductions sought by 2050. The programme brings together scientists and engineers from Imperial […]

[ More ] November 27th, 2008 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Fuel-Research |

Progress Energy Florida to test New Generation Biofuels emulsion-based biofuel for power generation

You are at: Oilgae Blog. In Florida, New Generation Biofuels announced an agreement with Progress Energy Florida to supply its vegetable oil and animal fat based emulsified biofuels on a test basis to Progress Energy Florida’s Bartow facility, in St. Petersburg. New Generation Biofuels uses a non-transesterization process based on emulsification to produce biofuel from […]

[ More ] November 25th, 2008 | 1 Comment | Posted in Algae-Biodiesel |

UCYN-A, a Bluegreen algae could fix nitrogen in broad daylighten

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Ocean scientist Jonathan Zehr and colleagues from the University of California, Santa Cruz, addressed this enigma by collecting UCYN-A from a station in the North Pacific Ocean, where the alga is one of the most abundant nitrogen-fixing organisms. The cyanobacterium proved impossible to cultivate in the laboratory, but Zehr’s team […]

[ More ] November 25th, 2008 | 1 Comment | Posted in Algae-Cultivation, Algae-Fuel-Research |

Blue Marble Energy Turns Toxic Algae Blooms into Alternative Energy

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Most algae-to-energy company’s research focus on creating biofuels for cars or jets. Instead of liquid fuel, Blue Marble wants to convert algae into natural gas and biochemicals.Along with private investment, Blue Marble has a contract with the Washington Department of Ecology to collect sea lettuce at two bays in Puget […]

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

OriginOil Named Among Top 100 Clean Energy Technologies

You are at: Oilgae Blog. OriginOil, Inc. (OTCBB: OOIL ), the developer of a breakthrough technology to transform algae, the most promising source of renewable oil, into a true competitor to petroleum, announced that the company has been named as one of the Top 100 Clean Energy Technologies by the New Energy Congress. NEC ranks […]

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

Dr Reddy’s Developing Algae Technology in India

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Hyderabad-based pharmaceutical company Dr Reddy’s Laboratories is developing large scale algae production using the carbon dioxide from the company’s boiler stacks. Although the project is still at the laboratory stage, the aim is to convert the algae into biodiesel.It is also working on extracting fats from the sludge of effluent […]

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

Delegates in Algae World 2008 conference, Singapore said "Production cost of microalgae is too high"

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Delegates attending the Algae World 2008 conference in Singapore said the current production cost of microalgae is too high to justify its use as a biodiesel feedstock. Assuming oil is retailing at US$1 a litre, the production cost of algae has to fall to US$0.37 per kilogramme to encourage the […]

[ More ] November 22nd, 2008 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Cost |

NTR, A Leading International Developer and Operator in Renewable Energy and Sustainable Waste Management enters algae biofuels market

You are at: Oilgae Blog. A joint venture to carry out research and development in to the commercialisation of algae production for biofuel use has been unveilled today (19th November) by NTR plc. The company, together with its North American based ethanol business, Green Plains Renewable Energy, Inc, CLARCOR Inc. and BioProcessH20 will develop the […]

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

Aquaflow Bionomic Corporation seeks to raise up to $30m

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Aquaflow Bionomic Corporation said it was offering up to 60m new shares at 50c each. It was seeking to raise $20m but reserved the right to accept over-subscriptions of up to $10m.Aquaflow said it had developed and was operating a commercial scale prototype harvesting plant on a wastewater plant in […]

Solix plans algae biofuel plant in Colorado

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Solix Biofuels Completes $10.5 Million Series A Funding Round, Receives Commitment for Additional $5 Million to Build Biofuels Pilot Plant in Southwest Colorado.Colorado Governor Bill Ritter said. “Colorado is building a New Energy Economy and is leading a renewable-energy revolution thanks to innovative and forward-thinking companies like Solix.This is also […]

[ More ] November 19th, 2008 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies, Algae-Energy-Investments |

Wayne Hoovestol, CEO of Green Plains Renewable Energy belives in Microalgae technology

You are at: Oilgae Blog. At a press conference announcing the kickoff of Growth Energy, Ethanol & Biodiesel News spent some time with Wayne Hoovestol, CEO of Green Plains Renewable Energy, after the event.He said “We think algae will be big, but algae and cellulosic ethanol will be fed through existing plants in bolt-on applications.”. […]

[ More ] November 19th, 2008 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Cultivation |

Solazyme, Inc. will be featuring its SoladieselRD(TM) Global Climate Summit in Beverly Hills, CA

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Algae-biodiesel production company Solazyme, Inc. will be featuring its SoladieselRD(TM), the world’s first algal-based renewable diesel, at a summit this week in California. This company press release posted on MarketWatch.com says SoladieselRD(TM) will be showcased at the Governor’s Global Climate Summit in Beverly Hills, CA, Nov. 18th-19th Solazyme also recently […]

[ More ] November 19th, 2008 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Aviation-Fuel, Algae-Energy-Companies |

PetroSun BioFuels Proposes New Crop to Catfish Farmers at the Mississippi Biomass Council Meeting

You are at: Oilgae Blog. PetroSun, Inc. announced that PetroSun BioFuels, a wholly-owned subsidiary, and Biomass Partners presented an Aquaculture Algae to Algal Oil Program at the Mississippi Biomass Council meeting held November 5th in Jackson, Mississippi. PetroSun BioFuels and Biomass Partners have identified in excess of 80,000 acres of catfish ponds within the state […]

[ More ] November 17th, 2008 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Cultivation, Algae-Energy-Companies, Algae-Meal |

Biofuel industries need to be moved to sunny areas

You are at: Oilgae Blog. The Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (AATSE) says it would like to see a biofuel industry developed in very sunny areas of Australia. The group’s president Professor Robin Batterham of the AATSE says most biofuel research concentrates on producing fuel from food by-products. But he says the lack […]

[ More ] November 17th, 2008 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Cultivation |

Hawaii has four ‘bad guy’ algae

You are at: Oilgae Blog. In Hawaii, four “bad guy” alien invasive species of algae pose a clear threat to the reefs, marine life and native species of algae. Hypnea musciformis – Maui’s most problematical species – arrived in Hawaii in 1974, when it was introduced to Oahu’s Kaneohe Bay as part of an unsuccessful […]

[ More ] November 17th, 2008 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Strains |

OriginOil, Inc Reminds Investors of the Advanced Biofuels

You are at: Oilgae Blog. http://www.RenewableEnergyStocks.com, a leading investor news and research portal for the renewable energy sector within Investorideas.com, announces new featured showcase company OriginOil, Inc: (OTCBB: OOIL), an algae-to-oil technology company. The company’s technology is an advanced algae growth system that can grow multiple layers of algae biomass around-the-clock with daily harvests. According […]

[ More ] November 17th, 2008 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Cultivation, Algae-Energy-Companies |

Blue-green algae’s healing power

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Dr Tan, a chemist specialising in marine natural products at the National Institute of Education, believes the blue- green algae could be key to the next blockbuster cancer drug.Dr Tan, 40, who obtained his PhD in medicinal and natural products chemistry from Oregon State University, is struck by cyanobacteria’s range […]

[ More ] November 15th, 2008 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Fuel-Research |

MSU Researchers Receive Grant to Study Algae

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Recently, the U.S. Department of Energy awarded Montana State University and Utah State University a three-year, $900,000 grant to study the oil produced by algae, which could be a renewable source of biodiesel. The two universities will split the money more or less down the middle, said Brent Peyton, a […]

[ More ] November 15th, 2008 | 1 Comment | Posted in Algae-Energy-Investments, Algae-Fuel-Research |

Alternative Fuels Inc. (AFI) Rejects Grants for Algae Fuel!

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Perhaps we should re-emphasise that we at Oilgae try to give the picture “as it is” and not blindly promote oil from algae – we know it is tough, why pretend it isn’t? Which is why we make it a point to let you know about cases where things did […]

[ More ] November 14th, 2008 | 1 Comment | Posted in Algae-Biodiesel, Algae-Energy-Companies |

Diatom Traps Excess Carbon In Ocean

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Bowler’s team has demonstrated that when iron deficiency occurs processes such as photosynthesis and nitrogen assimilation are suppressed. Other studies, which hail diatoms as champions in capturing carbon dioxide, suggest a bold strategy of using iron as a fertilizer to provoke massive diatom blooms. “Once they have feasted, the weight […]

[ More ] November 14th, 2008 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-CO2-Capture |

Algae to Suck CO2 @ Alberta Tar Sands?

You are at: Oilgae Blog. OK, folks, this is a relatively old news story (May 20080, but something I picked up only today and thought it was mighty interesting for one key reason: American government thinks its immediate future lies in the Canadian Tar Sands @ Alberta, and everyone else thinks extracting oil from these […]

[ More ] November 8th, 2008 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Cultivation-Sewage, Algae-Fuel-Research |

Holcim Spanish Cement Plant Gets GreenFuel, Aurantia Algae CO2 Recycling Project

You are at: Oilgae Blog. GreenFuel Technologies Corporation and Aurantia, SA announced the second phase of their joint project to develop and scale algae farming technologies in the Iberian Peninsula. Initiated in December 2007 at the Holcim cement plant near Jerez, Spain, the project’s goal is to demonstrate that industrial CO2 emissions can be economically […]

Venture Capital, Ambition & Research Spur Race for Algae as Fuel Source

You are at: Oilgae Blog. About $180 million in venture capital money has been raised for algae research this year. Some academic institutes have set up dedicated algae research centers; some start-ups are planning to test algae on larger demonstration projects in coming months. “I’m convinced algae will work, but it’ll take a different, out-of-the-box […]

[ More ] November 7th, 2008 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Investments, Algae-Fuel-Research |

Queensland University of Technology (QUT) Seeks Fuel from Algae, among Others

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Queensland University of Technology (QUT) has opened Australia’s first biofuel research facility to speed up the race to cut the nation’s carbon emissions. It is testing everything from cooking oil to algae in a bid to find cheaper and cleaner fuels. The biofuel research facility will test a range of […]

[ More ] November 7th, 2008 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Fuel-Research |

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