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Stellarwind Bioenergy – Oil from Algae Technology

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[ More ] March 31st, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

Eastern Cape to Turn Algae into Power

You are at: Oilgae Blog. OWING to ideal climate and mix of industry, the Eastern Cape has been handpicked for a unique pilot project using marine algae to convert the greenhouse gas of carbon dioxide into biofuels and other products. The use of algae as one of the next generation sources of biofuel has not […]

Indonesia could be the Middle East for Microalgae Biofuel

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Mujizat Kawaroe, a scientist from the Bogor Institute of Technology, or IPB, has studied cultivable microalgae under different climactic conditions for two years. However, scarce funding has slowed her research, which is currently being carried out at the IPB’s Surfactant & Bioenergy and Research Center. “Previously we only studied six […]

[ More ] March 31st, 2009 | 4 Comments | Posted in Algae-Fuel-Research |

Algae Venture System’s Harvesting Technique

You are at: Oilgae Blog. The breakthrough technology in algae harvesting, dewatering,and drying is a model of nature’s liquid moving strategies in organisms. No biological system has anything even remotely close to a functioning centrifuge. A centrifuge moves the entire mass of water and its contents in order to separate into fractions. This was also […]

[ More ] March 31st, 2009 | 1 Comment | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies, Algae-Harvesting |

Algae Research Projects at Virginia

You are at: Oilgae Blog. College of William & Mary — William & Mary and Virginia Institute of Marine Science researchers are leading a collaboration to develop transportation fuels from algae, with an emphasis on production of automotive and aviation fuels. Also, Applied Science Department researchers have developed materials and methods for production of solid-oxide […]

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

Peterborough Renewable Energy Ltd Use Algae to Tap Up CO2 from Flue Gases

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Peterborough Renewable Energy Ltd believes it can use algae to tap up carbon dioxide from flue gases to produce a biomass fuel suitable for combustion. The company has been invited to submit a full proposal to the European Commission’s Research Dictorate by May 28, 2009, with the hope of attracting […]

Green Jobs in the Algal Biofuel Field

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Hatcher started exploring biofuel three decades ago. His work was interrupted in the early 1990s when the DOE stopped funding research in alternative fuel. In today’s green-friendly climate, Hatcher thinks the time for this technology has finally come. The Spring Grove pilot project is capable of generating 3,000 gallons of […]

[ More ] March 30th, 2009 | 1 Comment | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies, Algae-Fuel-Research |

Cana Algae for Venice? – Enalg, Italy is Going to Try

You are at: Oilgae Blog. “Sargassum muticum” and “Undaria pinnatifida” are the names of two kinds of algae brought by the ships coming from Japan and the Sargassi sea. The algea grows over the seaport of Venice, causing problems for gondolas and ferry boats. But today it could be turned into a resource. Italy recently […]

Redmond company Bionavitas developed a system of light-producing rods

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Now a Redmond company may have found a way to increase algae production tenfold. Engineers at Bionavitas say the problem with algae is it only grows on a very thick layer at the top of a pond or other body of water. Once it covers the surface it blocks the […]

[ More ] March 27th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Cultivation |

Solid Catalyst to Convert Algae into Biodiesel

You are at: Oilgae Blog. United Environment & Energy, an engineering company in Horseheads, New York, believes that it has the answer as to how to convert algae oil to biodiesel efficiently. By using a “mixed metal oxide” catalyst (a form of certain metals resistant to corrosion but reactive), chemical engineer Ben Wen and his […]

Using Phytoplankton to Trap Carbondioxide in Ocean Faces a Snag

You are at: Oilgae Blog. The voyage, a joint venture by India’s National Institute of Oceanography and the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research in Germany, was controversial from the start. Some environmental groups claimed it was akin to pollution, and thus illegal.Those researchers, led by Wajih Naqvi and Victor Smetacek, created a […]

[ More ] March 27th, 2009 | 1 Comment | Posted in Algae-CO2-Capture, Algae-Cultivation-Marine |

Algae-to-Oil Pioneer OriginOil Appoints Adam Meislik

You are at: Oilgae Blog. OriginOil, Inc. the developer of a breakthrough technology to transform algae, the most promising source of renewable oil, into a true competitor to petroleum, announced the appointment of Adam Meislik to the company’s Board of Directors, effective immediately. Meislik is the founder of Irvine, California-based Onionomics LLC, a consulting firm […]

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

Team Algal Scientific Wins Inaugural Clean Energy Prize

You are at: Oilgae Blog. DTE Energy and University of Michigan clean energy business competition designed to move new energy technology from the laboratory to the marketplace. A plan to use algae to simultaneously treat wastewater and produce the raw materials for biofuels won the inaugural Clean Energy Prize on Friday. The competition was established […]

Venice’s Seaport Plans For a Power Plant Fueled By Algae

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Venice’s seaport plans to become self-sufficient in its energy needs by building a power plant fueled by algae, in what would be the first facility of its kind in Italy, the port authority said. The plant will be operative in two years and produce 40 megawatts of electricity, Venice’s port […]

PetroSun Issues Algae-to-Biofuels activities related to its program

You are at: Oilgae Blog. PetroSun, Inc. announced today the following activities related to its domestic algae-to-biofuels program. The Company is a project participant in a number of USDA-DOE and DOE projects that have filed applications for federal funding. These projects are designed to demonstrate that micro algae and macro algae are a commercially viable […]

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

LOHAFEX Gained Crucial Insights Into The Marine Biology

You are at: Oilgae Blog. The LOHAFEX team found that though the algae mass doubled in size after four tonnes of dissolved iron was dropped in a 300 sq km patch of ocean, most of it was quickly eaten away by a crustacean zooplankton species. “This grazing resulted in most of the CO2 trapped by […]

[ More ] March 25th, 2009 | 1 Comment | Posted in Algae-CO2-Capture, Algae-Cultivation-Marine |

World Congress To Explore Timeline For Bringing Advanced Biofuels To Market

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Advanced biofuels companies will report on progress toward bringing cellulosic and other next-generations biofuels – such as algae, biobutanol, and biohydogen – to the marketplace at the 2009 World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioprocessing, to be held July 19-22, 2009 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) […]

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

Algal Fuel Headed For The Racetrack

You are at: Oilgae Blog. American boutique automaker Panoz Auto Development wants to return to the top tier of the American Le Mans Series in car powered by algal biofuel. Founder Don Panoz said the company is “investigating concepts” that could it return to the premier LMP1 prototype category Panoz didn’t offer many details when […]

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

UCLA Find Algae To Be The Fuel Of The Future

You are at: Oilgae Blog. UCLA brought politicians, business leaders and researchers to campus for a March 6 conference exploring how they will meet aggressive requirements to cut greenhouse gas emissions. The California Air Resources Board recently developed a scoping plan for implementing Assembly Bill 32, which requires steep reductions in carbon emissions by 2020. […]

[ More ] March 18th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies, Algae-Fuel-Research |

Stellarwind Bio Energy Cultivates Algae in Indianapolis

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Stellarwind said the process of harvesting algae involves feeding the material into a processor, which extracts the oils. Residual bio-mass can then be converted into one of several valuable resources including methane, industrial grade charcoal, fertilizer and/or synthesis gas. “Our goal is to produce a continuously renewable energy source that […]

[ More ] March 18th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Cultivation, Algae-Harvesting |

The NAA’s MId-South Chapter Announces A Successful ‘Algae for Biofuels’ Workshop in Atlanta

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Attendees from 9 states converged in Atlanta on February 27 for the first official event of the National Algae Association’s new MId-South Chapter. Barry Cohen, director of the NAA opened with a keynote address entitled, “Algae, the New Biocrude”. Other speakers included Dr. K.C. Das, Director of algae research- University […]

[ More ] March 17th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

San Antonio goes green by growing Algae

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Murray, an assistant professor of geology at the University of Texas at San Antonio, thinks the city is perfectly poised to become a research and production hotbed for literally one of the greenest fuels around, mined from the slippery marine life that thrives in the shallow ponds and warm, sunny […]

[ More ] March 17th, 2009 | 1 Comment | Posted in Algae-Energy-Investments, Algae-Fuel-Research |

Climate Change Affects CO2 sequestration by Diatom

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Tiny creatures at the bottom of the food chain called diatoms suck up nearly a quarter of the atmosphere’s carbon dioxide, yet research by Michigan State University scientists suggests they could become less able to “sequester” that greenhouse gas as the climate warms. Zoology professor Elena Litchman, who works at […]

[ More ] March 17th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-CO2-Capture, Algae-Cultivation-Marine |

"Why aren’t VCs putting money into pond scum?" Michael Weaver

You are at: Oilgae Blog. For all the hype surrounding algae biofuel, the moneymen still aren’t ready to invest. At a panel at the WSJ Eco:nomics conference, top venture capitalists John Doerr, Vinod Khosla, and Bryant Tong explained what they like (smart-grid technology) and what they don’t (algae). The algae discussion was prompted by a […]

[ More ] March 9th, 2009 | 1 Comment | Posted in Algae-Energy-Investments |

Catfish Farmers Becoming Landlords of Algae

You are at: Oilgae Blog. The Scottsdale, Ariz.-based company wants to convert Barret’s catfish ponds into an algae farm to produce alternative fuel, paying the owner of B&B Fish Farm thousands of dollars to baby-sit the new and unusual crop. Barret and Jordan have agreed to lease their old catfish ponds to PetroSun to grow […]


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