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Algae project dies at Hutchinson City Council

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Growing algae was no more popular Tuesday with the majority of the Hutchinson City Council than it was earlier this month. It is unlikely to show up on the council’s agenda again anytime soon. Several city staff members wanted permission to seek a $40,000 grant from the Minnesota Pollution Control […]

[ More ] February 28th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Investments |

Algae project dies at Hutchinson City Council

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Growing algae was no more popular Tuesday with the majority of the Hutchinson City Council than it was earlier this month. It is unlikely to show up on the council’s agenda again anytime soon. Several city staff members wanted permission to seek a $40,000 grant from the Minnesota Pollution Control […]

[ More ] February 28th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Investments |

BioCentric Energy to Unveil the Algae Pro Closed Loop Photobioreactor Solution

You are at: Oilgae Blog. BioCentric Energy Algae agreed to speak at the ALGAE WORLD 2009 in Rotterdam this April. It is at this forum that BioCentric Energy Algae will release to the world their Provisional Patent Pending Invention of their Low Cost Closed Loop “Algae Pro Photobioreactor Solution.” Quality targeted algae, grown inexpensively and […]

[ More ] February 28th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Biodiesel, Algae-Photobioreactor |

Toyota will Manufacture Car Using Bioplastics From Seaweed

You are at: Oilgae Blog. With the entire world looking for green alternatives, Toyota is in talks regarding an ultra lightweight, incredibly efficient plug-in hybrid with a body made of seaweed. The vehicle could potentially be seen in showrooms in 15 years, but it’s definitely not coming any time soon. The Super Formula to Fight […]

Shell Awards Prize For Scottish Bioenergy Cooperative Ventures

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Scottish Bioenergy Cooperative Ventures has been awarded the £40,000 ($57,000) Climate Change Innovation Prize from Royal Dutch Shell PLC’s Shell Springboard program. Based in St. Cyrus, Scotland, the company builds, sells and operates photobioreactors for capturing carbon dioxide emissions to grow algae feedstock for biodiesel production. Scottish Bioenergy recently completed […]

Light Immersion Technology from Bionavitas to Increase Algae Yields

You are at: Oilgae Blog. A technology developed to increase commercially viable and scaleable algae yields was lauched recently by Bionavitas, Inc. The process, Light Immersion Technology™, involves immersing the light source, natural or artifical, in the algae culture which, says the company, produces an order of magnitude more algae biomass than existing growth methods. […]

Hemmers Thinks Algae as most Promising Source

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Hemmers is the new director of the Harry Reid Center for Environmental Studies at UNLV. The research projects on his resume received more than $6 million in funding. He’s spent time working on high-energy X-ray spectroscopy projects at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. And while Hemmers thinks many technologies will […]

[ More ] February 25th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Biodiesel, Algae-Fuel-Research |

The Omnibus Appropriations Bill for 2009

You are at: Oilgae Blog. The omnibus appropriations bill for fiscal year 2009 currently has $28 million for energy and water projects in New Mexico, according to a press release from U.S. Sen. Tom Udall. “This appropriations bill contains vital funding for the people of New Mexico, from helping us fully expand our capacity for […]

[ More ] February 25th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Fuel-Research |

QuantumSphere Gets Research Grant for Algae Biofuel

You are at: Oilgae Blog. QuantumSphere, Inc., a leading developer of advanced catalyst materials, high-performance electrode systems, and related process chemistries for portable power and clean-tech applications, today announced that it was awarded a research grant from the California Energy Commission to develop a process using nanocatalysts to convert biomass into biofuels. The grant was […]

[ More ] February 25th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies, Algae-Fuel-Research |

Breakthrough boasted by Bionavitas

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Bionavitas, a Seattle-area energy startup, just announced that it has solved a major problem in the algae-to-energy business: self-shading. The company says this has the potential to rocket ahead algae as a carbon-neutral fuel source. The so-called “light immersion technology” is said to be cost-efficient, as well as a “passive, […]

[ More ] February 25th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies, Algae-Fuel-Research |

PetroAlgae’ Fellsmere Algae Farm

You are at: Oilgae Blog. A nice article on PetroAlgae’s algae farm in Fellesmere, Florida. See here (from TCPALM) By the way, have you subscribed to the Oilgae Blog?; How about joining the Oilgae mailing list?; and our forum to discuss on with others?

[ More ] February 24th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

Pigs, Cows and Chicken Make Algae in Zambia

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Kayaletu Makasi lives on a pretty little smallholding on the road to Chintsa, Zambia. He has 17 cows, three pigs and a gaggle of chickens. He feeds their manure (about 20 litres a week) into a small digester and in return he gets an unlimited supply of free fuel, highly […]

Algae Fuel: The Evolutionary Reason It Actually Works

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Everyone has heard the algae pitch by now. The rapid-growing, single-celled buggers produce an inordinate amount of oil. Approximately 30 percent of their body mass in a natural state is lipid content and genetic engineering and selective breeding can pop it up closer to 70 percent. The whole North Sea […]

[ More ] February 24th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Biodiesel, Algae-Energy-Products |

Fuel film now playing in U.S. theaters

You are at: Oilgae Blog. After years in the making, Josh Tickell’s documentary “Fuel” is on the big screen in select locations in southern California and Washington state, with debuts to follow in other states. The feature-length documentary, which had the working title “Fields of Fuel,” is now playing in Yakima, Wash.; Los Angeles; and […]

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

Algae jobs – Phycal Hires Engineers and Biologists

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Four young companies that are hiring like crazy are Contain Energy, Phycal, SolarWinds and BreakingPoint. The four private players continue to hire even as the recession digs deeper into the overall economy. Phycal, an energy startup founded by Kevin Berner, has not slowed its fast-paced hiring in recent months. Berner […]

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

Ocean Nutrition Canada Ltd. Eyes Algae as Growth Area

You are at: Oilgae Blog. A research team at Ocean Nutrition Canada Ltd. in Dartmouth has found algae along the coast of Nova Scotia capable of providing essential nutrients in quantities sufficient to support commercialization. Chief executive officer Robert Orr said Friday the fish-oil manufacturer is keeping the lid on most details for competitive reasons. […]

[ More ] February 23rd, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Products |

Algae Association to Hold Biofuels Workshop in Atlanta, Georgia Feb 27

You are at: Oilgae Blog. News Release The National Algae Association’s Mid-South Chapter is hosting the Atlanta Algae Workshop, entitled “Algae, Our New Biofuel,” at the Hampton Inn and Suites in Downtown Atlanta, Georgia on Friday, February 27th: The event will kick off with a presentation by Barry Cohen, Director of the National Algae Association. […]

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

OriginOil Signs Deal with US DOE’s Idaho National Laboratory (INL)

You are at: Oilgae Blog. OriginOil Inc. announced that it has signed a Cooperative Agreement with The United States Department of Energy’s Idaho National Laboratory (INL). The multi-phase research program will focus on validation and commercial scaling of the company’s technology in the production of algae-based fuels. The initial phase, which starts immediately, will focus […]

[ More ] February 22nd, 2009 | 1 Comment | Posted in Uncategorized |

Kent BioEnergy’s Proprietary Algae Technologies

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Van Olst and Jim Carlberg are co-founders of San Diego-based Kent BioEnergy, a startup that has developed a variety of proprietary algae technologies over the past 37 years. The company they founded in 1972 eventually became the world’s largest producer of hybrid striped bass, producing 2 to 3 million pounds […]

[ More ] February 21st, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

National Algae Association (NAA) to Hold Biofuels Workshop

You are at: Oilgae Blog. The National Algae Association’s Mid-South Chapter is hosting the Atlanta Algae Workshop, entitled “Algae, Our New Biofuel,” at the Hampton Inn and Suites in Downtown Atlanta, Georgia on Friday, February 27th. The event will kick off with a presentation by Barry Cohen, Director of the National Algae Association. Will Thurmond, […]

[ More ] February 21st, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Fuel-Research |

William Durham’s Research on Phytoplankton Sheet Formation

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Scientists know that phytoplankton – microscopic algae that serve as the base of the ocean’s food chain – often appear in thin, but immensely dense, sheets in the ocean that can extend for more than a mile. These plant-rich regions serve as feeding hotspots for fish and other organisms – […]

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

Algae a credible source says Professor Lance Schideman

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Algae is a credible source for biofuel, according to a professor in the University of Illinois, with many benefits. Professor Lance Schideman in U of I’s Agriculture and Biological Engineering department says among the various biomass feedstocks being researched for alternative fuel, algae has important advantages. Schideman says its fast […]

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

Grant Program Announcement for Microalgae Projects – Soley Institute

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Got this in my mail. Posting it as is Soley Institute has launched a new grant program for microalgae projects to support UN Millennium Development Goals and benefits of (IIMSAM) Intergovernmental Institution for the use of Micro-algae Spirulina against Malnutrition. This grant program is valid for 2 different subject groups. […]

[ More ] February 19th, 2009 | 1 Comment | Posted in Algae-Fuel-Research |

$500 per gal Omega 3 vs $3 per gal fuel – Algae for food or fuel?

You are at: Oilgae Blog. News release A press release couple of months old, but very interesting, so included it here New Algae Oil Products Valuable as Nutritional Therapy for Triglyceride and Cognitive Benefits. A recent international peer reviewed publication places a question mark on biodiesel from algae oil as a current business model for […]

[ More ] February 19th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Fuel, Algae-Fuel-Research |

BioCentric Energy Delivers Algae for Poultry Companies in USA

You are at: Oilgae Blog. BioCentric Energy Algae, a subsidiary of BioCentric Energy Holdings Inc, has delivered 400 grams of a high grade, rich in Omega 3 feedstock, to one of the largest poultry companies in the USA for analysis for utilization of high-grade food source. The Super Formula to Fight Aging – Its Name […]


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