Comprehensive Algae Fuels Report

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The report provides an overview of the wide range of non-fuel applications of algae – both current and future prospects. It will provide entrepreneurs with an idea of how to derive more benefits from their algal energy ventures. The report provides detailed case studies, success stories and factoids of companies that have been involved in the algae products venture More »

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Promote Your Algae Product for just $100 a month at the Most Popular Algae Industry Web Resource

Oilgae, the most popular web destination for algae fuels and algae value-added products, has launched, Oilgae Gallery. This will be a unique promotion platform for all companies and suppliers for the algae industry. What is Oilgae Gallery? It is an attractive section at Oilgae in which your company can be represented in a highly visible […]

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Are you in the Algae Industry? Have you Read Oilgae’s Algae Fuels Report?

If you are in the algae fuel industry the Oilgae comprehensive report comprising of the processes, technologies, challenges persisting in the algae fuels industry is a must read guide for you. Oilgae comprehensive report has been designed for entrepreneurs and investors keen on investing in this exciting domain. What does this Report Cover? The report […]

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Boeing and South African Airways Join Hands for Biofuel Research

Boeing and South African Airways (SAA) have announced a partnership to develop and implement a sustainable aviation biofuel supply chain in Southern Africa, a first for the continent. The companies signed a Memorandum of Understanding in the second week of October, 2013, as part of the companies’ broader efforts to support environmental sustainability for the […]

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[ More ] November 5th, 2013 | No Comments | Posted in Algae, Algae-Aviation-Fuel |

Muradel and Qantas share insights on commercialization of aviation biofuels at 3rd Algae World Australia

One of Australia’s top agenda is to attain energy independence, which is spurring accelerated R&D in Australia’s algae-derived sustainable aviation biofuels. In the drive towards the commercialization of algae-derived aviation biofuels, the Australian Government pledged a $9.8 million investment in two projects through the Australian Renewable Energy Agency’s (ARENA) Advanced Biofuels Investment Readiness Program earlier […]

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Heliae Breaks Ground on Arizona Demonstration Facility

Algae fuel company Heliae has begun construction at the 20 acres demonstration facility adjacent to Heliae’s Gilbert, Arizona headquarters. The construction is expected to go for 18 months. This facility will showcase the scalability and economics of Heliae’s algae technology platform. According to Frank Mars, the company’s co-founder and chairman, this advancement from R & D […]

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Japanese Researcher Converts Algae to Fuel & Food

Kengo Suzuki, who is the Head of R & D of the algae fuel start-up by the name Euglena, located in the premises of Tokyo University, is working on the microalgae Euglena, to check the possibility of using it as a  key source of fuel for powering jet planes in future. He has also made […]

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Algae.Tec and Lufthansa Sign MoU for Algae-based Aviation fuels

In a press release, Georgia-based Algae.Tec Ltd, an advanced algae to biofuels company with a high-yield enclosed algae growth and harvesting system has announced that Algae.Tec Ltd and the major European airline Lufthansa have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to jointly evaluate the potential for algae oil from Algae.Tec’s bio-reactors to be developed into a sustainable […]

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IATA’s Call for More Production and Use of Biofuels

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is pushing for more production and use of sustainable biofuels. Tony Tyler, IATA’s Director-General and Chief Executive Officer opines that sustainable biofuels are important in achieving the climate change targets and some airlines are already trying them in commercial flights. Virgin Galactic was the first airline to fly with […]

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[ More ] December 14th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae, Algae-Aviation-Fuel, Algae-Fuel-Research |

First US Commercial Algae-Fuel Powered Flight

The first US commercial flight by biofuels derived from algae  (Solajet)  has flown from Houston’s IAH airport to Chicago’s O’Hare airport. Solajet,( 40% algae-derived jet fuel) manufactured by Solazyme,complies with the ASTM D7566 specification for ‘synthetic paraffinic kerosene from hydroprocessed esters and fatty acids. (approved in July 2011) Solazyme claims that that they produce  500,000 tonnes […]

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[ More ] November 15th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in algae biodiesel USA, Algae-Aviation-Fuel |

First Military Aircraft to Fly on Algae-based Jet Fuel – Credit Goes to Solazyme!

Finally the day has come! Algae fuels tested in a military aircraft! In a Press Release, Solazyme has announced that the US Navy successfully demonstrated Solazyme’s 100% algal-derived jet fuel, Solajet(R) HRJ-5, in an MH-60S Seahawk helicopter test flight in a 50/50 blend with petroleum-derived jet fuel. This is the first defense aircraft in history […]

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[ More ] June 21st, 2011 | 1 Comment | Posted in Algae-Aviation-Fuel |

Algae Going to Make Airplanes Fly in Future

As there has been a constant increase in the price of oil and aviation fuels, the need of the hour is to find a suitable cheap alternative. It’s obvious, algae biofuel is the best choice. Algae biofuels meet the strict jet fuel regulations. Boeing has tested algae fuels in its aircraftsand found it to be […]

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[ More ] June 18th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Aviation-Fuel |

ASTM Approves the Use of Algae Biofuels in Passenger Airlines

The Air Transport Association of America, Inc. (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines commended the ASTM International Committee on Petroleum Products and Lubricants for approving a new jet fuel specification that will further enable the use of sustainable alternative fuels in aviation. According to ATA, airlines have gained technical approval to […]

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[ More ] June 13th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Aviation-Fuel |

Argentinian Algae Company to Fuel Jets Soon

An Argentinian algae company, Biocombustibles del Chebut (BC) claims that its product will soon be available to the aviation industry. According to the Company’s President Marcelo Machin, they have developed a simple and scalable proprietary harvesting system.  The company’s “Brazil” blend of algae-derived biofuel will soon undergo certification testing for aviation use in the USA. […]

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[ More ] April 20th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Aviation-Fuel |

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

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

U.S Navy’s plan of building the great green fleet facilitated by DLA Energy

The U.S navy is consistently progressing on its set target of reducing petroleum use in its commercial fleet by 50 percent by 2015. To showcase its steady steps forward, it recently held an alternate fuels demonstration demonstration showcasing fleets run by 50% algal fuels supplied by Solazyme at Naval Station Norfolk, VA. Navy Secretary Ray […]

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Powdered algae as fuel source!

Compact Contractors for America (CCA), a company based in Utah sees dry processed algal biofuel as a serious contender for JP-8 replacement in military aircraft engines and aero-derivative gas turbine power systems. The company’s president is Robert Fulton (a descendent of the Robert Fulton who invented the steamboat). CCA’s process takes dilute algae slurries, with […]

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[ More ] October 12th, 2010 | No Comments | Posted in algae biodiesel USA, Algae-Aviation-Fuel |

Airbus and British Airways Join Hands with Cranfield University

The Sustainable Use of Renewable Fuels (SURF) consortium which  consists of Airbus, BA, Cranfield University, Rolls-Royce, Finnair, London’s Gatwick Airport and IATA recently nnounced that several companies including Airbus and British Airways have teamed up with the UK’s Cranfield University to push forward the use of algae as an alternative fuel for the aviation industry. […]

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[ More ] September 20th, 2010 | No Comments | Posted in Algae, Algae-Aviation-Fuel |

Continental Airlines Joins the Algae-Fuel Race

Some airlines have been testing different types of biofuel to determine the viability of using sustainable alternatives  such as algae aviation fuel to the Jet-A1 (kerosene) fuel currently used by commercial aviation. Recently, a company called Solazyme has delivered about 1500 gallons of aviation fuel to the US military. Slowly, many other airlines are working […]

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[ More ] August 28th, 2010 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Aviation-Fuel |

The story behind 1500 gallons of Solazyme’s jet fuel to the U.S. Navy

Solazyme, the San Francisco- based company claimed that they provided about 1500 gallons of algae-based jet fuel , infact 100 percent algae-based fuel to the U.S. Navy. So, I was actually wondering what is so special about it that the” U.S. Navy” is after it. Solazyme as you might be aware grows algae in the […]

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[ More ] August 11th, 2010 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Aviation-Fuel |

Qatar Airways Enters the Aviation Biofuel Ring – Starts Biomass-to-Liquids Project

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Qatar Airways are trying to develop a biofuel that will enable them to keep on flying and become carbon neutral. The project will be a joint affair between Qatar Airways, Qatar Science & Technology Park, and Qatar Petroleum. The trio has established the Qatar Advanced Biofuel Platform which will focus […]

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[ More ] January 13th, 2010 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Aviation-Fuel, Algae-Fuel |

Honeywell Tests Algae Jet Fuel on TPE331 Engines

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Honeywell says it has completed initial testing of renewable jet fuel on its TPE331 turboprop engine, its TFE731 engine and a commercial Auxiliary Power Unit, with performance and fuel economy results comparable to typical aviation fuels. For the past several months, Honeywell has been testing a biofuel blend developed by […]

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[ More ] October 21st, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Aviation-Fuel, Algae-Energy-Companies |

Evaluation of Bio-Derived Synthetic Paraffinic Kerosene (Bio-SPK)

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Here is the link to an interesting pdf on ”Evaluation of Bio-Derived SyntheticParaffinic Kerosene (Bio-SPK)“. It gives extensive data on composition and performance of Bio-SPK derived from jatropha, camelina and algae. By the way, have you subscribed to the Oilgae Blog?; How about joining the Oilgae mailing list?; and our forum […]

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[ More ] September 22nd, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Aviation-Fuel |

Heathgate Resources Held Talks about Algae Fuels with the State Government in South Australia

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Premier Mike Rann met for an hour yesterday with Neal Blue, the chief executive officer of General Atomics, which owns the Beverley uranium deposits in SA’s Far North. Mr Rann said SA was now poised to become a national leader in refining biosynthetic fuels, with the potential to create thousands […]

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The Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC) Awarded Subcontract to Produce Algae Jet Fuel

You are at: Oilgae Blog. The Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC) at the University of North Dakota has been awarded a subcontract by Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) to help produce jet fuel from algae. The effort is being funded by the U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and […]

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Navy Tests Alternative Fuels for Jets and Ships

You are at: Oilgae Blog. A team of chemists at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md., is testing alternative fuel formulas using items such as algae, weeds, animal fats and liquefied coal. Their goal is to create an alternative version of today’s jet fuel, known as JP-5, which could be easily transported and burned by […]

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[ More ] June 17th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Aviation-Fuel, Algae-Biodiesel |