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Two Different Airlines Funded Sapphire Energy For Algae BioFuel

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Two different airlines had algae biofuel test flights this month, and both turned to the well-funded Sapphire Energy for their needs. Japan Airlines took flight today on a plane partially powered by camelina, jatropha and a small percentage of algae-based biofuels, while Houston’s Continental Airlines took to the wild biofuel […]

[ More ] January 31st, 2009 | 1 Comment | Posted in Algae-Aviation-Fuel, Algae-Energy-Companies |

Liverpool John Lennon airport Uses Algae For CO2 Sequestration

You are at: Oilgae Blog. LIVERPOOL John Lennon airport is testing a revolutionary scheme to convert harmful CO² emissions into car and aviation fuel.Airport chiefs are running a 12-month trial of new hardware designed to capture CO² emissions from passengers and workers in the terminal. They will then be passed through a gadget containing algae, […]

[ More ] January 31st, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Biodiesel, Algae-CO2-Capture, Algae-Cultivation |

WWF Opposses large-scale Ocean Fertilization Project

You are at: Oilgae Blog. A recent decision by the German government to give the go-ahead to a controversial large-scale ocean fertilization experiment (LOHAFEX) in international waters of the Southern Ocean has left WWF doubting Germany’s commitment to global agreements on the environment. Last year, the meeting of the parties to the Convention of Biological […]

[ More ] January 30th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-CO2-Capture, Algae-Fuel-Research |

Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) Executive Nigel Perry said Algae is Intresting

You are at: Oilgae Blog. This year will also see the CPI increase its research into the use of algae as a source of low-carbon biofuel and it has already received significant funding to produce sustainable algae crops this year. The technology is currently undergoing trials to decide whether to ferment or heat the algae […]

[ More ] January 30th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Cultivation, Algae-Fuel-Research |

Bodega Algae Develops Light Sources to Enhance Algae Growth

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Smaller Bodega Algae, a six-person company focused on developing new light sources to enhance the growth of algae in bioreactors, is also pushing ahead. According to CEO Joe Dahmen, the company has four prototypes of its system in the field — two at NASA’s Ames Research Center in California and […]

[ More ] January 30th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies, Algae-Fuel-Research |

Lynch Explains Algae Technology in SCIA Annual Meeting

You are at: Oilgae Blog. “There is a lot of hope and excitement in Shenandoah, and that is rebolstered after tonight’s meeting,” SCIA Executive Director Gregg Connell told the record crowd. From left: Gregg Connell, Nancy Maher and Kevin Lynch sit and watch as new SCIA Vice President Dick Profit talks on behalf of new […]

Potential of Algal fuel Technology in IT sector

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Alternative energies such as biofuels and solar and wind power aren’t very alternative anymore. Now, there are “alternative-alternative” or “operational” technologies to take their places on the fringe: geothermal, tidal and passive nuclear energies, for example.Emerging energy technology is now known as “operational technology,” said Sumic, who works with Gartner’s […]

[ More ] January 29th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Fuel-Research |

Presence of Lignin in Red Algae Discovered

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Lignin, a principal component of wood, is a glue-like substance that helps fortify cell walls and is instrumental in the transport of water in many plants. Like many land plants, this red seaweed produces lignin, a primary component of wood. In a study published in today’s issue of the journal […]

[ More ] January 28th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Fuel-Research, Algae-Strains |

Major Industry Emitting CO2 needs Algae Installation

You are at: Oilgae Blog. For a healthier environment today, tomorrow and in the distant future: algae. That’s the belief of Riggs Eckelberry, CEO of Origin Oil, in Los Angeles. Eckelberry sees this algae tech spreading rapidly across Europe where last year the E.U. tax on CO2 emissions quintupled. If you have a plate glass […]

[ More ] January 28th, 2009 | 2 Comments | Posted in Algae-CO2-Capture, Algae-Energy-Companies |

Sammy Boussiba of Ben-Gurion University says Algae is Tough Business

You are at: Oilgae Blog. An expert in algae research and genetic engineering who heads the BGU’s Landau Family Microalgal Biotechnology Laboratory, disclosed that large-scale algae production is not without its challenges: Some of the major problems associated with are biological—including oxygen control and strain stability. Algae adapt to conditions, and producers need to make […]

[ More ] January 27th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Uncategorized |

Large-scale Algae-to-Biofuel Research Project in Nevada

You are at: Oilgae Blog. The first real-world, demonstration-scale project in Nevada for turning algae into biofuel has successfully completed the initial stage of research at the University of Nevada, Reno. The project is on track to show the process is an economical, commercially viable renewable energy source in Nevada. University researchers have harvested their […]

Biofuels Digest released summary of US venture capital investment in biofuels

You are at: Oilgae Blog. For 2008, VCs poured $680.2 million into US biofuels during 2008, including $437 million for cellulosic ethanol, $175.9 million in microalgae, $42 million in butanol and 25.3 million into systems and infrastructure providers. VC invested $110.5 million in the 4th quarter economic slowdown, after a lively $233 million in the […]

[ More ] January 26th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Investments |

AXI develop Algae Strains for Biofuel Production

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Unlike other companies interested in algae-based fuel, AXI will not actually make the fuel itself but will liaise closely with biofuel producers to develop strains of algae that produce the right types of oil for different fuel applications. Algae can produce large amounts of biostock for conversion into fuel that […]

[ More ] January 26th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies, Algae-Strains |

Cyanotech Sold 600 gallons of Algae Oil to Sapphire Energy

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Hawaii’s two publicly traded biotech companies are generating as much business by selling raw algae in bulk as they are by selling their core product, algae-based nutritional supplements. Biodiesel from Algae oil During the second half of 2008, both Cyanotech Corp. and Mera Pharmaceuticals saw half their revenue generated from […]

South Korea Researchers Breaks Algae into Simple Sugars using Enzymes.

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Now, researchers in South Korea have managed to devise a method of obtaining ethanol that is both very safe and highly productive.The main secret behind their revolutionary technique is a certain enzyme, which has the capacity of breaking down the algae into simple sugars. As we all know, that’s the […]

[ More ] January 24th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Fuel-Research |

PetroSun CEO Invited to Speak at 4th Renewable Energy Finance Forum

You are at: Oilgae Blog. PetroSun, Inc. announced today that its CEO, Gordon LeBlanc, Jr., has accepted an invitation to speak at the 4th Renewable Energy Finance Forum – China to be held in Beijing on May 12-13, 2009. The Renewable Energy Finance Forum – China is jointly organized with the Chinese Renewable Energy Industry […]

[ More ] January 23rd, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

Southern Illinois University Carbondale (SIUC) Researcher Explores Algae

You are at: Oilgae Blog. A Southern Illinois University Carbondale researcher is exploring the potential use of algae as an alternative energy source. Yanna Liang, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, is working on ways to improve and extract naturally occurring substances in certain algae strains that can be used to create biodiesel fuel.Of […]

[ More ] January 23rd, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Fuel-Research, Algae-Strains |

National Algae Association – Fifth Algae Biofuels Development Conference

You are at: Oilgae Blog. The National Algae Association will hold its fifth algae biofuels commercialization, research and development conference on January 29-30, 2009 in Houston. The event will start with presentations from algae producers and algae reserchers and technology providers. The draft agenda will be Sapphire Energy, BioCentric Energy, Kai BioEnergy, Guava Technologies, Rosetta […]

[ More ] January 22nd, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies, Algae-Fuel-Research |

Algae Technology – Early Investors Can Make Huge Profits

You are at: Oilgae Blog. “While the algae fuel field is not completely crowded, multiple players are developing, harvesting and extracting systems that could one day be industry-standard designs. In as little as three years, we could see a powerful new energy industry.” Algae has great potential as an alternative and clean source of oil. […]

[ More ] January 22nd, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies, Algae-Energy-Investments |

BioCentric Energy Appoints Dennis Fisher and Dennis Shen

You are at: Oilgae Blog. BioCentric Energy, Inc. has appointed both Dennis Fisher and Dennis Shen as board members for BioCentric Energy Holdings (PINKSHEETS: BEHL). As part of the merger agreement Mr. Dan Motsinger shall be resigning as both a board member and as President. Mr. Fisher shall also be placed as President of BEHL. […]

[ More ] January 22nd, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies, Algae-Photobioreactor |

Algae Protein Market -A Driving Force for Algae Biodiesel

You are at: Oilgae Blog. The growing use of algae biomass for nutraceutical purposes is expected to provide an attractive revenue stream for those using algae oil for biodiesel.The further development of a large-scale algae protein market will be the driving force to making algae oil a reality for biodiesel production. The path forward is […]

[ More ] January 21st, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Cultivation, Algae-Energy-Products |

John Benemann – New Advisor to Future Fuels Consortium

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Dr John Benemann, who has worked in the area of microalgae biofuels in the United States for more than30 years, has been appointed as a specialist advisor to the Future Fuels Consortium comprising the South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI), Flinders University, CSIRO and major project sponsor SANCON. Dr […]

Southern Invention Turns Sewage Algae Into Crude Oil

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Invercargill engineering firm BL Rayners Ltd and Christchurch recycling company Solvent Rescue Ltd have collaborated under the name Solray to develop the machine, which has taken them 18 years to perfect. Solvent Rescue owner Chris Bathurst said the MKII had been operating for the past four months after performing to […]

[ More ] January 20th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Cultivation, Algae-Cultivation-Sewage |

Indian Oil Corporation Plans To Invest In Algae

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Despite the sharp fall in crude oil prices globally, government-owned oil companies are not scaling back their research and development (R&D) spends on alternative and renewable energy. They have, in fact, been aggressively increasing their outlays for such programmes. For instance, Indian Oil Corporation, the nation’s biggest marketer and refiner, […]

[ More ] January 20th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies, Algae-Energy-Investments |

Kentucky Univ & General Atomics – Explore Enzyme, Algae Process

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Researchers at the Center for Renewable and Alternative Fuel Technologies at Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond, Ky., are partnering with San Diego-based General Atomics to study the potential for converting cellulosic biomass into biodiesel and ultimately jet fuel. “This partnership links Kentucky and EKU with an international business leader that […]

[ More ] January 20th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Fuel-Research |

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