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Optimisation of Membrane Photobioreactors (MPBRs) For Enhanced Biomass Productivity and Effective Wastewater Treatment

Scientists performed an experiment to examine the biomass growth and nutrient removal in MPBRs operated at different hydraulic retention times (HRTs) of 1 and 4 days. Chlorella vulgaris was used as the inoculant. Results showed that membrane photobioreactors have the potential to operate at shorter HRTs (1 day) as compared to PBRs (2 – 5 […]

[ More ] September 28th, 2016 | No Comments | Posted in Algae Waste Water Treatment

Optimizing Microalgae Cultivation and Wastewater Treatment in Large-Scale Offshore Photobioreactors

Scientists at Algae Systems LLC, USA have designed a novel approach to wastewater treatment using algae grown in modular, offshore photobioreactors. The experiment was carried out at the Algae Systems plant in Daphne AL, where the process was used to treat up to 50,000 gal/day of raw waste water. A combination of algal nutrient uptake, […]

Pilot-scale Bubble Column Photobioreactor Culture of a Marine Dinoflagellate Microalga Illuminated with Light Emission Diodes

Researchers from Spain have performed an experiment to scale up the production volume of marine algal dinoflagellate Karlodinium veneficum using bubble column photobioreactor. LEDs were used as the light source. Results showed that the final cell concentration in the scaled up photobioreactor was nearly  12 x 105 cells ml-1.  Thus the biomass of the dinoflagellate […]

Energetic Feasibility of Milking Process for Algal Fuel Production Using Biofilm Photobioreactor for Growth of Microalgae

Scientists from Western Australia have performed an experiment to reduce the energy consumption for producing fuels from algae. The new technique also prevents following harvesting technique which is critical in algae cultivation. The new method follows cultivation of microalgae on a biofilm photobioreactor. Preliminary energetic feasibility analysis have been carried out. Results show that for […]

[ More ] February 26th, 2016 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Cultivation, Algae-Fuel, Photobioreactors, Research

Effect of Inhibition of Nitrification on Algal Growth and Nutrient Uptake in Municipal Wastewater-treating Photobioreactors

Researchers from Sweden conducted an experiment to analyse the effect of inhibiting nitrification on algal growth and nutrient uptake in municipal waste water treating photobioreactors. Allylthiourea was used to inhibit nitrification process. The nitrification inhibited reactors were compared to control reactors. Results showed that higher growth of microalgae was seen in inhibited reactors resulting in […]

Effect of CO2 Aeration on Cultivation of Microalgae in Luminescent Photobioreactors

Scientists from UK performed an experiment to investigate the influence of CO2 aeration on microalgae biomass production, carbon dioxide fixation rate under a range of luminescence modified lighting conditions. Two different algal strains Chlorella vulgaris and Gloeothece membranacea were taken for the experiment. Results showed that the combination of blue light and 15% CO2 induced […]

[ More ] December 30th, 2015 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Cultivation, Research, University Research

Outdoor Cultivation of Chlorella Vulgaris FSP-E in Vertical Tubular-Type Photobioreactors for Microalgal Protein Production

Scientists from Taiwan performed an experiment to cultivate Chlorella vulgaris FSP-E in vertical tubular type photobioreactors for protein production. Chlorella vulgaris FSP-E was grown in a 50-litre outdoor photobioreactors to produce microalgal proteins. Using optimum conditions, maximum biomass and protein productivity were obtained. The obtained microalgal protein contained 60.3% indispensable amino acids and hence it […]

Operational Strategies for Maximizing CO2 Utilization Efficiency by the Novel Microalga Scenedesmus obliquus SA1 Cultivated in Lab Scale Photobioreactor

Scientists from India performed an experiment to optimize the different algae cultivation parameters to increase the CO2 utilization efficiency by the microalgae Scenedesmus obliquus SA1. SA1 strain was cultivated in a cylindrical glass photobioreactor under 15% CO2 concentration at various operational conditions. Results showed that at a light intensity of 4351 lx, a maximum specific […]

Cultivation of Chlorella Vulgaris in Column Photobioreactor for Biomass Production and Lipid Accumulation

Scientists from China performed an experiment to study the algal biomass cultivation and lipid production of Chlorella vulgaris using various photobioreactors (bubbling, air-lift, porous air-lift). Results showed that bubbling column photobioreactor could be suitable for the cultivation of Chlorella vulgaris than air-lift photobioreactor as the highest biomass concentration was obtained using bubbling column PBR. Source

[ More ] September 10th, 2015 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Cultivation, Biomass, Photobioreactors, Research

An Integrated Approach for Biodiesel and Bioethanol Production from Scenedesmus bijugatus Cultivated in a Vertical Tubular Photobioreactor

Researchers from Malaysia conducted an experiment to produce biodiesel and bioethanol from Scenedesmus bijugatus cultivated in vertical tubular photobioreactor.  The alga was cultivated in the photobioreactor in a semi-continuous mode and harvested by a combined process involving coagulation and flocculation. Maximum biodiesel yield was obtained using acid base catalytic process. Further, the lipid extracted residual […]

An Integrated Photovoltaic-Photobioreactor System for Microalgal Cultivation

Researchers from Italy have conducted an experiment to improve the overall photoconversion efficiency of microalgae production in photobioreactors.  Two strategies were followed in the experiment – in the first, luminescent spectral converter filters were used which increases the portion of the spectrum available for photosynthesis. In the second, photobioreactors were integrated with photovoltaic panels. Results […]

Temperature Based Mass Flow Rate Sensor for Algae Photobioreactors

Researchers from Brazil performed an experiment to improve the use of photobioreactors, for continuous growth, by developing minimally invasive mass flow rate sensor that can be used as an alternative to ultrasonic sensors. A mathematical model was developed that allows for the determination of system temperature distribution. The mathematical model was implemented in the Fortran […]

Mixotrophic Production of Microalgae in Pilot-Scale Photobioreactors

Researchers from Canada have conducted an experiment to find the practicability of mixotrophic production of microalgae in pilot scale photobioreactors.  The study was conducted with Scenedesmus obliquus, a species which has the ability to assimilate a wide variety of carbon sources. Initially autotrophic experiments were conducted to obtain behaviour and then mixotrophic experiments were conducted. The results […]

Control of CO2 Input Conditions During Outdoor Culture of Chlorella Vulgaris in Bubble Column Photobioreactors

Scientists from Singapore conducted a study to optimize the CO2 usage during outdoor microalgae cultivation in order to increase the CO2 to biomass conversion efficiency. Different  CO2 input conditions were studied. A 2% CO2 with intermittent supply did not affect the algal growth as compared to having a continuous supply of 2% CO2. During both […]

DIRECT TO ETHANOL®- Algenol’s New Photobioreactor

Algenol, headquartered in Florida, U.S., is one of the hottest companies in the biofuel sector. They utilize engineered strains of cyanobacteria to obtain improved ethanol production.   The company has developed plastic film photobioreactor (PBR), DIRECT TO ETHANOL®, which makes production and collection easier. The PBR is constructed with plastic, enhanced with resins. Various performance metrics […]

Cawthron’s New Technology Photobioreactor- A Boon to Blue Biotech Sector

A highly sophisticated, multi-vessel photobioreactor (PBR) is developed by the scientists at Cawthron Institute, New Zealand to improve the production of algae products. The Cawthron scientists developed the PBR in response to their industry partner’s needs to optimize the growth conditions of algae species. Further, the scientists are interested in developing the photobioreactor for the […]

Algae Photobioreactors for Individual Homes

Grow Energy of San Diego, California, have developed algae panels that can be mounted onto a building’s roof or envelope.The system, called as Verde, employs a clean combustion process to burn algal biomass to create electricity and heat energy, which can significantly offset a property’s utility expenses. Verde system photobioreactors, designed by Grow Energy, are […]

[ More ] September 4th, 2013 | 2 Comments | Posted in Algae, Algae-Cultivation-Biofuel, Photobioreactors

Energy Considerations in a Photobioreactor

As one might be knowing,one of the engineering challenges in the algae biofuels industry,is the making of high performance photobioreactors. The challenge for reactor optimization goes into two directions, one is to provide optimal physiological conditions for the algae cells to come close to their theoretical photo conversion efficiency (PCE) of about 9-10%,the other is […]

[ More ] August 19th, 2013 | No Comments | Posted in Photobioreactors

University of Alicante Develops a New Photobioreactor

Research Group in Polymer Processing and Pyrolysis at the University of Alicante have designed and developed a  photobioreactor which  has attracted the interest of both Spanish and foreign firms in the sector of biotechnology. The novelty of this photobioreactor compared to those existing is that it allows mass production, less cleaning and maintenance operations, better […]

[ More ] June 4th, 2013 | No Comments | Posted in Algae, Algae Oil Extraction

Algae.Tec’s First Commercial Photobioreactor Shipped to Australia

Algae.Tec (http://algaetec.com.au/about/) is an advanced biofuels company focused on commercializing technology that produces algae to manufacture sustainable fuels such as bio diesel and green jet fuel. The photo-bioreactor module  desgined by the engineering divison of Algae.Tec has been shipped from their Algae Development and Manufacturing Centre in Atlanta, an has been shipped to the Australia. […]

[ More ] November 28th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae, Algae-Photobioreactor

Algae.Tec’s Photobioreactors Headed for Australia

Algae.Tec has successfully shipped its first Photobioreactor from its Algae Development and Manufacturing Center  in Georgia, USA to Nowra, Australia. The photobioreactors would capture carbon dioxide waste from power stations and feed it to the algae system. The company plans to continue production till the mid of 2012 and aims to ship about four more […]

[ More ] November 25th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae, Algae-Photobioreactor

Materials Used in Building Closed Photobioreactors

Building photobioreactors using low cost materials is still a challenge. Efforts are being pursued by various universities and companies in this area to make cheap PBR’s Here is an excerpt  from the Algae Fuels Community @ CleanTick on the various low cost  materials that can be used for building low cost PBR’s #1 – PolyVinyl […]

[ More ] August 4th, 2011 | 1 Comment | Posted in Algae-Fuel-Research, Algae-Photobioreactor

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 […]

[ 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 […]

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

Photon8 Aims @ $1.25 /Gallon Algae Fuels Using Photobioreactors

Photon8, a Texas based algae fuel company claims that they have devised a business model which would be produce biodiesel  at $1.25 per US gallon. Photon8 grow their algae in closed systems – photobioreactor with a production rate equal to 1.5 gal/square meter/year. They expect to produce 22,000 gal per 2.5 acre/yr then to best […]

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

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