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Microalgae Training Program from Algaetech

The following press release was given by Algaetech Sdn Bhd on 25th of March, 2011 on the completion of the Microalgae Training Program Session-2. “Algaetech Sdn Bhd (www.algaetech.com.my) is proud to announce the successful completion of Session 2 Microalgae Training Program from March 21 to March 23 2011 (www.algaeasia.net). The program is organized in Algaetech […]

[ More ] March 31st, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

Algal Biomass Organization Applauds President Obama’s Support of Biofuels

Mary Rosenthal, Executive Director of the Algal Biomass Organization, the trade association for the U.S. algae industry, released a press statement supporting President Obama’s recent speech on energy policy. The statement said: “On behalf of the U.S. algae industry, I want to thank President Obama for his forceful support of domestic biofuels. The President called […]

[ More ] March 31st, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Biodiesel |

Algae Trends for the Decade

  The following article is an excerpt from a technology, investment, and market study titled Algae 2020, Vol 2 (2011 update) from market research firm Emerging Markets Online. The excerpt provides a summary of findings and highlights 11 key trends for the algae industry from 2011 to the year 2020. 1. Renewable Oils for Biofuels […]

[ More ] March 31st, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Biodiesel |

New Technology to Prevent Contamination in Algae Cultivation

Algae Screen, a new technology that can help oil algae growth much easier by killing microscopic predators, without the use of chemicals, has been announced today by Origin Oil. The company’s press release says that their technology uses electromagnetic pulses to kill the microscopic invaders. Read more at http://uk.ibtimes.com/articles/20110328/algae-screennew-technology-kills-algaes-enemies-without-chemicals-unveiled-today.htm Some interesting links Building Energy Analytics […]

[ More ] March 29th, 2011 | 1 Comment | Posted in Algae-Biodiesel |

Algae Plant Moves Toward Commercial Production

BARD Holdings, based in Morrisville, PA, says it ready to move from research and development to commercial production of algae oil. The oil will be sold to the pharmaceutical, nutraceutical and biofuel markets. The facility, which uses artificial light rather than algae ponds, is expected to start by producing 40,000 gallons of algae oil a year. Refer for more http://www.sustainablebusiness.com/index.cfm/go/news.display/id/22127

[ More ] March 29th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

$2.9 million R&D Grant for Algae

A new method of producing Eicosapentaenoic acid, or EPA from algae has earned the Photonz Corporation a research and development grant – NZ$2.9 million from the Foundation for Research, Science and Technology over the next two years.The company harvested their first batch of algal biomass in April last year, grown in their prototype industrial fermentation […]

[ More ] March 29th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Nutrients, Eicosapentaenoic acid |

Canary Islands Advances the Use of Microalgae for Food and Biodiesel

A team of researchers from the Technological Institute of Canarias (ITC) have been able to produce new foods and enrich others, generate biodiesel and treat waste water with some microalgae and its derivatives.Microalgae are a source of “good” fatty acids, especially omega 3 and 6 of carotenoids and some may also serve for the food […]

OriginOil to Pursue Seamless Integration

OriginOil, Inc. (OOIL), has announced a new policy of seamless integration policy with vendors, recognizing its strategic customers want to work with the fewest possible vendors. OriginOil would fill gaps between its processes so as to widen product offerings. OriginOil CEO Eckelberry  said the new policy would apply only to OriginOil’s direct customers, adding that […]

[ More ] March 29th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

VG Energy Contracts BioProcess Algae to Verify Lab Results

VG Energy, a subsidiary of Viral Genetics, Inc. , announced today that it has retained alternative energy producer BioProcess Algae, LLC to verify lab results on a large scale for the development of commercial production of its potential biofuel process. VG Energy has developed proprietary technology, with results reproduced multiple times from test-tube to small-pond studies, which holds promise […]

[ More ] March 29th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies, bio diesel-companies |

Google Backs Carbon Capturing Biofuels

With backing from Google, CoolPlanetBiofuels will begin marketing a technology that produces fuel from inedible biomass, like grass, wood chips, crop residue and algae. The byproduct of these substances captures carbon and can also be added to crops to increase their output. It’s what the company calls “negative carbon fuel.” See more at http://solar.calfinder.com/blog/solar-funding/google-biofuels-investment/

[ More ] March 25th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies, CO2-Sequestration |

Exxon’s algae biofuel ad banned over misleading claims

The UK Advertising Standards Authority has banned an algae biofuel TV advert by oil giant ExxonMobil because it overstated the technology’s climate change mitigation potential. n the advert, a scientist said that “in using algae to form biofuels, we’re not competing with the food supply, and they absorb CO2, so they help solve the greenhouse […]

[ More ] March 25th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

Rotterdam Biofuels Conference Successful

This week more than 1200 delegates from several different stakeholders have gathered in Rotterdam for Europe’s largest biofuels conference, the world biofuels markets. Tuesday, one of eight sessions was dedicated to sustainability, certification and so-called indirect land use change (ILUC). Another was dedicated to algae. Bellona’s Brussels office, Bellona Europa was present at both sessions. […]

[ More ] March 25th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Uncategorized |

Electromagnetism Minimises Contamination in Algal Ponds

OriginOil has developed a new method for targeting invading microbes that can kill or damage algae ponds, the algae research company said today. The method, which the Australia-based company plans to offer as a product called Algae Screen, uses low-power electromagnetic pulses to target rotifers, ciliates, and bacteria harmful to algae growth. And the pulses […]

[ More ] March 25th, 2011 | 1 Comment | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

BARD moves to the next stage of algae commercialisation

Morrisville, Penn.-based BARD Holdings Inc. recently announced its shift from research and development to the commercialization phase of its algae production technology. Its initial facility, located in Morrisville, is expected to produce approximately 40,000 gallons of algae oil per year. BARD is targeting several markets for its algae products, including the pharmaceutical, nutraceutical and biofuel […]

[ More ] March 25th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

London to Host Premier Algae Biomass Executive Event – 27th and 28th April, 2011

What is the potential of algae as a fuel source and carbon sequestration and how do we address scalability issues? What are the latest technologies in cultivation, harvesting and extraction? Join senior executives from leading algaculture, power generators, biorefineries, biofuel producers, oil and gas companies and technology providers in London on 27th & 28th April […]

[ More ] March 23rd, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae |

Algae.Tec Opens Atlanta Algae Development and Manufacturing Centre and Launches ADR Program

Algae.Tec, an advanced biofuels company with a high-yield enclosed algae growth and harvesting system – the McConchie-Stroud System – announced today the opening of the Algae Development & Manufacturing Centre in Atlanta, Georgia where the photo-bioreactors will be assembled for shipping around the world. Read more: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/g/a/2011/03/16/prweb5173854.DTL#ixzz1HKP5m0VV

[ More ] March 22nd, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Uncategorized |

Biofuel From Algae Could Compete With Oil?

Biofuels made from algae can be produced in a way that make this energy source cost-competitive with crude oil by increasing the amount of energy algae stores as fat, according to early research from VG Energy, an alternative energy and agricultural biotech company. The resulting biodiesel and algae-based jet fuels could be produced at a cost […]

[ More ] March 22nd, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Uncategorized |

Algae.Tec Can Provide Algae Biofuel at $40 a Barrel?

Pilot Plant Studies have shown that Algae.Tec could produce energy-rich materials from algae at the equivalent of less than $40 a barrel, a steep drop from current crude oil prices of more than $100 a barrel and comparable to the cheapest price we’ve seen for crude, which bottomed out at $35 a barrel in 2009. […]

[ More ] March 22nd, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Uncategorized |

Microbe Converts Cellulose to Butanol Directly

So far, biobutanol production is focused on using edible feedstocks such as beets, corn starch, and sugarcane. Now James Liao, a biomolecular engineer at the University of California, Los Angeles, has developed two routes to liberate butanol from its dependence on food crops. Liao, who has a track record for commercializing innovative biofuels processes, has […]

[ More ] March 22nd, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Uncategorized |

Press Release for Biobased ChemAsia

The following press release was given by 1st BiobasedChemAsia Summit-2011 1st BiobasedChemAsia Summit Launches Exclusive White Paper as a Complimentary Download CMT unveils an exclusive white paper on “Biobased Chemicals: Technology, Economics and Markets; produced in collaboration with Dr Bhima Vijayendran, Senior Research Leader & Chief Research Officer at Battelle. To be held on 14-15 […]

[ More ] March 21st, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Uncategorized |

Algae can Reduce Reliance on Foreign Oil?

Pike Research, a market research and consulting firm, conservatively predicts that by 2020 algae biofuel production will reach 61 million gallons per year, command a market value of $1.3 billion, and sport an annual growth rate of 72 percent. With oil prices reaching $105 a barrel for the first time since 2008, the biofuel industry […]

[ More ] March 15th, 2011 | 1 Comment | Posted in Algae-Biodiesel |

Algae Protein Feedstock Developed at UCLA

James Liao, professor of chemical and bimolecular engineering at UCLA has developed a new strategy of using algal proteins as biofuel feedstock instead of lipids. Although the team has already licensed the technology, they plan to continue the work, through possible funding by the licensee, until it is time to hand over the process. For […]

[ More ] March 15th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Uncategorized |

Algae to Biofuel Plan on Eyre Peninsula

Environment engineer Stephen Bedford Clark is setting up an algae-to-biofuel processing plant at Darke Peak on Eyre Peninsula in a bid to bring down costs of fuel for the agricultural industry. See more http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2011/03/09/3159152.htm

[ More ] March 15th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Biodiesel |

Solazyme Signs Major Deal with Dow Chemicals

Algae-based oils company Solazyme has signed a letter of intent with Dow Chemical to provide variants of its algal oils for use in high-temperature transformer equipment. The two companies signed a letter of intent and a joint development agreement to develop the startup’s algal oils for use in dielectric insulating fluids. For more see http://www.businessgreen.com/bg/news/2032916/algae-biofuel-pioneer-solazyme-inks-major-dow-deal

[ More ] March 15th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

Biofuels Vital to Aviation Carbon Pledge says Boeing

For US plane manufacturer Boeing, biofuels will be key to achieving the airline’s pledges on carbon-neutral growth. Antonio De Palmas, Boeing’s president for EU and NATO relations said in an interview that Biofuels are highly vital to reach the destination of 50% reduction in carbon emissions by 2050. For the complete interview http://www.euractiv.com/en/transport/boeing-biofuels-vital-airlines-carbon-pledge-interview-502989 Some interesting […]

[ More ] March 15th, 2011 | 1 Comment | Posted in Algae-Aviation-Fuel, Algae-Energy-Products |

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