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Algae Facility for Wastewater Treatment

A pilot scale algae facility in Olgergen, Holland is looking for ways to use algae cultivation as a means to treat wastewater. The project, which is being developed by Ingrepro Renewables, is accommodated in Waterstromen bv, a water treatment facility that treats municipal wastewater and wastewater sourced from a nearby potato processing plant. Richard Haarhuis, […]

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Algae Fuel Business in the Boom

Now, Solazyme has become the world’s first billion-dollar algae fuel maker with a whooping 15% increase in its issue price on its stock market debut. The company is also under development agreement with Quantas to pursue a potential algae-based jet fuel. It is noteworthy to mention that though the algae based fuel developing technologies are […]

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[ More ] May 30th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

Algae Fuel Experiment Goes to Space

Algae fuel experiment of two students is chosen to be carried out aboard the space shuttle Atlantis. Kyle Chapo and Isaac Wells, two students from the Nebraska-based Lincoln Zoo School, a science focus program, will carry out experiments on algae oil production, simultaneously astronauts will be doing the same aboard Atlantis. The experiment was chosen […]

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[ More ] May 27th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Fuel-Research |

Researchers Induce Algae to Produce Hydrogen

“Algae are not interested in producing hydrogen, but we persuade them to do it”, say researchers at MIT. Scientists at MIT, Tel Aviv University and US NREL scientists claim that they have found a way to use algae to produce four times more hydrogen than usual. Many algae use sunlight and water to produce hydrogen, […]

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[ More ] May 26th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Fuel-Research |

New International Algae Biofuel Project Launched

An international project on algal biofuels named, BIOfuel From Algae Technologies (BIOFAT) is launched. The project is supported by nine partners based in seven countries and the goal is to show that ethanol, biodiesel and Bioproducts all could be produced at large scale from algae. Using the algorefinery – a facility that can produce high-value […]

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[ More ] May 25th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Fuel-Research |

Extreme Biodiesel – Contract with an Algae Oil Company for Production of Algae Biodiesel

Extreme Biodiesel, a wholly owned subsidiary of BookMerge Technology, an alternative fuel and recycling company, has contracted with an Algae Oil Company to produce biodiesel from algae oil for a “million mile test” for a major trucking company. Extreme Biodiesel has been working with the Algae Oil Company for two years on establishing procedures for […]

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

OriginOil Receives Order for Large-Scale Algae Extraction System from MBD Energy

OriginOil, Inc. has received a firm order for a large-scale algae extraction system from MBD Energy, Ltd. The order follows recent collaborative trials of OriginOil’s equipment focused on optimizing capacity to handle large volumes of algae continuously. The new system on order is one of the largest next-generation extraction systems of its kind in the […]

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[ More ] May 24th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

Young Minds Rock in Algae Biofuels Research

About a month ago, a ninth-grader in Russia won an award for her research project on photobioreactor design for algae cultivation. And this is the time for an eleventh grader. Moaaz Rashad, a Grade 11 student at Regina’s Huda School in, Ontario, Canada won a 2011 Manning Innovation Achievement Award at the Canada-Wide Science Fair. […]

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[ More ] May 21st, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Fuel-Research |

Fluid Imaging Technologies – MoU with BARD Holding, Inc. for Strategic Partnership

Here is a Press Release from Fluid Imaging Technologies regarding the Memorandum of Understanding with BARD Holding Inc. FLUID IMAGING TECHNOLOGIES, INC. ENTERS INTO A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH ALGAE TO BIOFUEL TECHNOLOGY FIRM BARD HOLDING, INC. FOR STRATEGIC SUPPLY PARTNERSHIP Yarmouth, ME –     Fluid Imaging Technologies, Inc. of Yarmouth, Maine, USA, today […]

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[ More ] May 19th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

Algae World Australia – Mass Production of Algae for Biofuels & Bioproducts

Another conference in the CMT event series! With the idea of tracking the algae industry developments down under, CMT is organizing the Algae World Australia on August 16-17, 2011 in Queensland, Australia. Australia is attracting many algae fuel researchers and investors, as a result many projects are in force in the country, these days, and […]

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[ More ] May 19th, 2011 | 1 Comment | Posted in Algae-Energy-Events |

Attractive Algae Extraction Technologies – An Overview by Biofuels Digest

Attractive Algae Extraction Technologies – An Overview by Biofuels Digest Popular biofuels magazine Biofuels Digest has made an analysis on algae extraction technologies of various companies and listed 10 attractive ones. As extraction cost is one of the barriers towards commercialization, this analysis would be of useful in identifying viable algae extraction technologies. Here is […]

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[ More ] May 19th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae Oil Extraction |

Matrix Genetics – New Entrant into Algae Fuel Industry

With the aim of pursuing algae fuel commercialization dream, Margaret McCormick, the Chief Operations Officer of Targeted Growth, a Seattle-based biotechnology company, has spun off a new company from Targeted Growth, called Matrix Genetics. She is now the CEO of Matrix Genetics. The company will focus on the genetic engineering of single-celled algae for commercial […]

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[ More ] May 18th, 2011 | 1 Comment | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

National Algae Association Launches Page on Commercial Opportunities

With a mission of fast tracking commercialization of fuels to reduce US dependency on foreign oil and to create jobs in the US by putting algae researchers, algae growers, farmers and producers, and equipment manufacturers together, National Algae Association (NAA) has recently launched a page on Commercial Opportunities in its website. According to NAA’s Executive […]

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[ More ] May 18th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae |

Solazyme Fixes Price for Shares

Solazyme, Inc. announced the estimated share price for its IPO in the Nasdaq Global Market, raising its offering to $183.5 million, almost double the figure filed in March. The company tries to sell about 10 million shares @ $15 to $17 a share. If Solazyme succeeds in this, it would give the company a market […]

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[ More ] May 18th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

Univ. of Arkansas Professor Receives Award – Thanks to Algae

Dr Jamie Hestekin and his team of students from the University of Arkansas have received Planet Forward’s Innovator of the Year award for their research on algae biofuels. Planet Forward is the project of the Center for Innovative Media at the George Washington University, which features innovative ideas on climate and energy challenges. Planet Forward […]

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[ More ] May 13th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Fuel-Research |

LSU-Ag Center and Aquatic Energy May Get Cleantech Grant

The Lousiana State University Agricultural Centre (LSU-Ag Center) and Aquatic Energy LLC (AE), a US-based biotech company using algae for food and fuel have been recommended for state research funds by the Industrial Ties Research Subprogram (ITRS) component of the Board of Regents Support Fund (BORSF). They have been recommended for the grant for their […]

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[ More ] May 12th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

IBP’s Algal Fuel A Success

May 11th was a big day for the Independence Bio-Products company. Its algal jet-fuel was tested by the Air Force Research Laboratory at the Wright Patterson Air Force Base and was found out to be identical to the fuel obtained from other sources like Jatropha, Soybeans and Camelina.  This achievement is a part of a […]

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[ More ] May 12th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

Large-Scale Projects from OriginOil’s JV

OriginOil recently announced that its France-based joint venture partner, Ennesys, is working to set up two large-scale projects based on algae. Ennesys will be working for Bouygues Construction to study the integration of wastewater algae production in two buildings located in France. ITSASOA, a company focused on marine fuels, is working together with Ennesys to absorb […]

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[ More ] May 12th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

Linde Group and Sapphire Energy Unite for Algae Fuel Project

Germany-based Linde Group and US algae fuel company Sapphire Energy have jointly undertaken a project on the production of algae fuels. Sapphire Energy has signed a multi-year agreement with Linde Group for the development of a low-cost system for the supply of CO2 to the commercial-scale, open pond algae cultivation systems. Linde has agreed to […]

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[ More ] May 12th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

Improving Photosynthetic Efficiency of Microalgae Using Vertical Photobioreactors

In a collaborative laboratory scale research, researchers from Wageningen University, the Netherlands and the University of Huelva, Spain, studied the use of vertical photobioreactors for improving the photosynthetic efficiency of microalgae. The productivity of vertical outdoor photobioreactor was analyzed quantitatively and compared with that of a horizontal photobioreactor. For this study they simulated the daily […]

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[ More ] May 9th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Fuel-Research |

A Novel Photobioreactor for Algae Cultivation

This is to give a brief account on a patent which I recently came across. Though photobioreactors provide much more advantages over open cultivation systems, still more work has to be done in making them cost effective to set up and to operate than conventional pipe reactors and which give high algae yields. This invention […]

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[ More ] May 9th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Photobioreactor |

OriginOil Joins Hands With BARD

OriginOil has selected BARD to form a joint venture that will focus on technologies developed by both the companies. BARD’s patent-pending technology – BA 1000, deals with cultivating algae based on a modular system of Photobioreactors (PBRs) and OriginOil’s breakthrough technology is all about harvesting and extracting the algae. The joint venture would enable the […]

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[ More ] May 9th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

Clean Fuels Conclave 2011

Clean Fuels Conclave 2011 is organized by Growdiesel on 23 -25th November 2011 in India. The conclave will provide up-to-date understanding of the next generation clean fuels, feedstocks & technologies. The event will cover futuristic fuels like Bio CNG, Green Diesel, Bio-cooking gas, Biocrude, etc. The topics to be covered are Next generation Biofuels, Algae […]

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[ More ] May 6th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Events |

The 19th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition

The 19th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition (EU BC&E), the leading platform for the world’s biomass specialists, will take place in Berlin, Germany. The exhibition is designed to showcase biomass products, utilisation and conversion technologies. It targets all interested parties in the commercial use of biomass, promoting business while at the same time providing a […]

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[ More ] May 6th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Events |

4th Congress of the International Society for Applied Phycology

The Canadian Local Organizing Committee, in collaboration with Canada’s National Research Council – Institute for Marine Biosciences, is conducting the 4th Congress of the International Society for Applied Phycology, under the guidance of International Society for Applied Phycology (ISAP). The event is scheduled to be held in Halifax, Canada on June 19-24 2011. The theme […]

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[ More ] May 6th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Events |
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