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San diego research Institutes, Biotechs to collaborate on Algae Biofuel

You are at: Oilgae Blog.leaders of the region’s scientific, academic, biotechnology and political communities announced that they were forming the San Diego Center for Algae Biotechnology, or SD-CAB, to capitalize on this expertise. Ponds circulated water filled with growing algae at a research facility in the Imperial Valley. (Jim Demattia) Working together, the groups hope […]

2nd Algae Biofuel Summit 2009 India

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Growdiesel Climate Care Council is organising International Summit on Algae Biofuels to be held on 8th, 9th & 10th of September 2009 in India. The Summit is focused on next generation of Biofuels using Algae as the main feedstock. The summit offers an excellent opportunity for investors, entrepreneurs, Biofuel companies, […]

[ More ] April 29th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

National Algae Association Conference on April 30 – May 1

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Press release: ALGAE COMMERCIALIZATION IS ON THE HORIZON National Algae Association ConferenceApril 30 – May 1Houston, Texas THE WOODLANDS, TX — 04/23/09 — Algae commercialization will have national impact as a solution to help the US reduce its dependency on foreign oil and create new green American jobs. Origin Oil […]

[ More ] April 29th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

$10 Million Algae Fuel Prize by Prize Capital

You are at: Oilgae Blog. San Diego-based Prize Capital said today it has entered the final phase of creating a $10 million prize to encourage advances in algae biofuels technologies. As part of the final planning process, Prize Capital founder and chairman Lee Stein convened a workshop of 26 leaders to draw up rules and […]

Carmela Cuomo examines Algae From Long Island

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Carmela Cuomo, coordinator of the University of New Haven’s marine biology program, is taking a closer look at whether algae in Long Island Sound can be harvested and cultivated to produce bio-diesel fuel, Connecticut Post reports. There are advantages to using algae over more common fuel. It’s local, cheap to […]

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

The Boeing Co.Works on Jet Fuel From Algae

You are at: Oilgae Blog. The Boeing Co. has spent more than three years working with other groups to study making jet fuel from algae and other plants. Boeing’s new exhibit at the Future of Flight Museum at Paine Field demonstrates how quickly algae can grow and become a source of fuel. The aviation industry […]

10 Biofuels Companies You Need to Know About

You are at: Oilgae Blog. An Interesting blog from FC Expert Blog entitled “10 Biofuels Companies You Need to Know About” by Francine Hardaway. 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 ] April 27th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

Algae Fuel Research by Appalachian State University students

You are at: Oilgae Blog.A team of seven Appalachian State University students received honorable mention this past weekend during the People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) Competition for their research with algae as a source of alternative energy. The event was sponsored by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). A team of Appalachian students use algae […]

Harrison Dillon of Solazyme weighs in on the hurdles of Algae Fuel

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Harrison Dillon – “Speaking from the perspective of our microbial renewable oil production technology platform and advanced biofuels, the majority of the true technical hurdles for us have already been crossed. The business plan for Solazyme has been to fit into the existing multitrillion-dollar liquid transportation fuel infrastructure; for example, […]

Algae Takes Center Stage As OriginOil Conducts Earth Week Media Blitz

You are at: Oilgae Blog. “Earth Day has presented a fabulous opportunity to cast light on the revolutionary breakthroughs in the algae-to-oil industry, and we are ecstatic that not one, but five prestigious news outlets chose to feature OriginOil to underscore the promise of algae as an alternative to foreign oil,” said Eckelberry. During the […]

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

Algae Company BioCentric Energy Holdings Provides Update

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Dennis Fisher stated “we are building a new site that will carry all the hard assets (photobioreactors, nutrients, and nutrient management, automation, harvest, and VPN (Virtual Private Network) controls) and consultation to assist anyone with the desire to produce algae in a closed loop environment… although the site will continue […]

OriginOils Single Step Algae Oil Extraction Process

You are at: Oilgae Blog. As pictured above, algae enters one of OriginOil’s tanks, and is quickly seperated into biomass and oil afterwards Last Friday OriginOil applied for a patent. That patent is for a technology that makes extracting oil from algae an efficient, cheap, one-step process. The business plan for OriginOil is to sell […]

California Trusts Algae for GHG Emission Reduction

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Today, the Air Resources Board adopted a regulation that will implement Governor Schwarzenegger’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard calling for the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from California’s transportation fuels by ten percent by 2020. The new regulation is aimed at diversifying the variety of fuels used for transportation. It will […]

NASA Envisions "Clean Energy" From Algae Grown in Waste Water

You are at: Oilgae Blog. NASA scientists have proposed an ingenious and remarkably resourceful process to produce “clean energy” biofuels, while it cleans waste water, removes carbon dioxide from the air, retains important nutrients, and does not compete with agriculture for land or freshwater. This is an excellent approach wherein clean energy is produced in […]

Algae, A Good Source of Edible Oil – Unilever

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Unilever, IBM and other companies said they are constantly investigating green technologies that would help them conserve energy or sell products to customers who embrace efficiencies. An article in Greentech media says: The Super Formula to Fight Aging – Its Name is Astaxanthin -Know more Phil Giesler, director of innovation […]

Nanotechnology to Aid Commercial Production of Algae Biofuel

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Recently two interesting pilot programs seems to improve the commercial viability of algae bio-fuel :The first was the grant from the California Energy Commission to use the nano-metals as catalysts for generating bio-fuel from algae. The company called QuantumSphere will be developing a nanocatalyst-based bio-gasification process for taking wet algae […]

[ More ] April 23rd, 2009 | 1 Comment | Posted in Algae-Fuel-Research, Algae-Harvesting |

Algae-to-Fuel Research Enjoys Resurgence at NREL

You are at: Oilgae Blog. At the National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL) in Golden, Colorado, researchers are accelerating efforts to identify and characterize the most promising strains of algae for fuel production. The work has resumed more than a decade after its original algae fuels program was curtailed because the fuels were considered too costly […]

[ More ] April 22nd, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Biodiesel, Algae-Fuel-Research |

Defense Officials Take Active Interest in Green Energy

You are at: Oilgae Blog. The Pentagon plans to spend $300 million of its $7.4 billion share of the economic stimulus package to accelerate conservation and alternative-energy development, according to The Washington Post. Alan R. Shaffer, director of defense research and engineering at the Pentagon, acknowledges that $300 million – although a lot of money […]

[ More ] April 22nd, 2009 | 1 Comment | Posted in Algae-Biodiesel, Algae-Energy-Investments |

Innovation Fuels Working on Algae and pennycress Recently Receives BQ-9000 Accreditation

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Innovation Fuels, the New York based renewable energy company that manufactures, markets, and distributes second-generation biodiesel to customers around the world has become the first Northeast biodiesel producer to receive BQ-9000 accreditation in both the areas of biodiesel production (2008) and most recently (April 2009), biodiesel marketing – a rarified […]

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

Orginoil plans for algae to methane.

You are at: Oilgae Blog. OriginOil announced that it has developed a new technology for harvesting oil that is simpler than current systems and promises to drive down costs in the fledgling algae-to-oil market. “Our process completely redefines the harvesting,” said Riggs Eckelberry, chief executive of OriginOil. “It is a dramatic difference in energy requirements. […]

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

Midwest Research Institute Advances Algal Biofuels Research Utilizing Open and Closed Bioreactors

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Just five months after announcing the creation of a state-of-the-art Center for Integrated Algal Research, Midwest Research Institute (MRI) has installed and activated two technically distinct bioreactor technologies to accelerate the Institute’s pursuits in algae research. MRI recently activated an open pond “raceway” cultivation system at its laboratory in Palm […]

Algae fuel wins in first annual Business Plan Competition at the George Washington University

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Out of 210 initial contestants, these were the four that had a chance of turning their business plans into, well, real businesses. The prize: $20,000 in seed money to get the business off the ground, compliments of Richard Scott. The winner was Keen Guides, a business that creates customized video […]

Algae – Solution for EU’s Hunger for Biofuel

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Friends of the Earth is an international network of non-profit organisations campaigning for sustainable societies and Oxfam France is engaged in a global non-governmental movement working for a just world. According to the coalition, the figures speak for themselves: 232 kilos of maize are needed to produce 50 litres of […]

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

Algae – boon to farmers and a solution to global warming

You are at: Oilgae Blog. CSIRO scientists are putting the humble algae to work as a source of biodiesel and the signs are very promising. With algae made up of a third oil, a third carbohydrate and a third protein, it was an ideal raw material for producing biodiesel and ethanol. Dr Beer said theoretically […]

Air Force Explores Algae & Corn Husks to Power Aircraft

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Air Force and airline officials said they want to develop alternative types of fuel to decrease their dependence on foreign oil. As part of that effort, three types of Air Force aircraft — the B-1, B-52 and C-17 — are certified to fly on a mixture of 50 percent conventional […]


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