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Company Uses Wastewater and Algae for Biofuel, Fertilizer

Clearas Water Recovery, a US based company has developed a process to use algae to remove nitrogen and phosphorous from public wastewater treatment plants, keeping waterways from being inundated with the compounds that starve fish and plant life of oxygen. In turn, the algae can be sold to other companies for fertilizer, biofuels and other uses. […]

SCHOTT Equips Europe’s Largest Algae-based Omega-3 Production Facility with Glass Tubes

Microalgae manufacturer ecoduna has agreed to use SCHOTT’s DURAN glass tubes for its new PBR facility in Vienna, where Europe’s largest facility for omega-3 fatty acids will be setup. The company has chosen SCHOTT to deliver the tubes after an 18- month test period in its new vertical PBR plant. The facility will produce 100 […]

Qualitas Triple Algae Production Capacity in Deal with Partner

Qualitas Health has signed an agreement with commercial crop producer Green Stream Farms from Mexico, to triple its algae production capacity.  The company is already cultivating algae in open ponds in Imperial, TX. Green Stream Farms is a team of experienced commercial crop managers who recently took over an existing large pond facility of Sapphire […]

[ More ] June 13th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Algae, Algae-Cultivation, Alliances |

Algae Producer Zivo in Cultivation Contract with Spanish Company

Zivo Bioscience has entered into a new cultivation contract with Algatek, Spain, to produce its proprietary algae strain in photobioreactors. The company is planning to supply its algal biomass and extracts to food and feed ingredients market. The company is also working on determining the commercial viability of incorporating a Zivo strain feed ingredient in […]

[ More ] May 6th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Cultivation, Alliances, Photobioreactors |

Sabrtech to Launch Portable Algae-Growing System Soon

SabrTech is planning to launch its product – an easy to transport algae growing system called RiverBox. The company has spent two years in designing the system. RiverBox uses a standard shipping container with upto 10 tiers where the algae is grown. The algae could be used in aquaculture and other industries. According to the […]

[ More ] April 13th, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Cultivation |

PNNL Develops Streamlined Process to Evaluate Algae Species

Discovering the best suited algae species for biofuel production in outdoor ponds is tedious. Evaluating algae under laboratory conditions may not always suit best under outdoor pond conditions. To make that process simple, scientists at PNNL are working on a project Algae DISCOVR – Development of Integrated Screening, Cultivar Optimization and Validation Research. The project […]

Novel System for Microalgae Cultivation

Scientists from Israel conducted a study where a new Arduino-based LED system was introduced for cultivation of various microalgae species. The system is based on RGB (APA102C) LEDs connected to an external Arduino microcontroller allowing flexibility via programming, modification, and upgrades. Results showed that the low cost, open source LED system could provide versatile light […]

[ More ] December 15th, 2016 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Cultivation, University Research |

Algae Natural Food and Cargill to Grow Eco-Designed Microalgae

Algae Natural Food and Cargill have partnered to grow organic microalgae in Strasbourg’s port area. As part of the partnership, a pilot plant has just been installed on the malt house site. Algae Natural Food will transform the Cargill Malt Processing Water and CO2 into a source of energy and nutrients for the cultivation of […]

[ More ] December 15th, 2016 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Cultivation, Alliances |

Increased Carbon Capture Capacity of Alkaline Microalgae

Highly alkaline solutions (pH ≥ 10) absorb CO2 rapidly from atmosphere. Hence, alkaliphilic microalgal strains, which thrive and grow in alkaline media, constitute an efficient means of atmospheric CO2 capture. In this study, scientists from Toledo performed an experiment where effect of increasing the media alkalinity on algal growth and the resulting improvement in CO2 […]

European CYCLALG Project to Develop an Algae-based Biorefinery

A consortium of six R&D centres in Basque Autonomous Community, Navarre and France are participating in European CYCLALG project to develop an algae based biorefinery and validate technological processes designed to obtain biodiesel through algae cultivation. Apart from coordinating the project, NEKER will be responsible for establishing optimum, sustainable, cost-effective conditions for algae biomass production. […]

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 […]

Large-scale Algae Cultivation System with Diffused Acrylic Rods and Double Parabolic Trough Mirror Systems

Scientists from US have designed a new photobioreactor system for optimal algae productivity at large volumes. The photobioreactor system comprises photobioreactor units that may be isolated from each other to reduce culture clashes, an array of diffused acrylic rods attached to the bottom of a removable acrylic circular top to provide more light into the […]

Aviation Community Signs MoA for Production of Aviation Jet Fuel from Algae

Aviation community has signed a memorandum of agreement with Aerospace Malaysia Innovation Centre (AMIC), Airbus Group, University of Malaya, University Malaysia Terengganu, The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus, and University of Kebangsaan Malaysia for offshore cultivation of tropical macroalgae for the production of aviation jet fuel. While the universities focus on different technologies of algae […]

Scandinavian Microalgae Producer Selects Heliospectra LED Grow Light System

Heliospectra AB has partnered with Scandinavian Microalgae Producer to develop a new LED lighting system based on the LX60 series, to be used in their patented production system in Norway. With this new production technology, the customer has developed a new technology solution producing high-quality products derived from microalgae for food, animal feed, and industrial […]

[ More ] April 15th, 2016 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Cultivation, Photobioreactors |

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 |

CAER Partners with Lianhenghui Investment Company to Construct Algae Production Facility

Algae and Biofuels Laboratory at CAER has partnered with Lianhenghui Investment Company to construct a five-acre algae production facility in China. The facility will use novel photobioreactor technology for growing algae which will be used for the production of nutraceuticals, bioplastics and fuels. The company is also constructing a similar smaller facility which will employ […]

Matrix Genetics & Proterro Partner on First Commercial Production of Spirulina

Matrix Genetics and Proterro have announced a partnership to produce high value nutritional products in Spirulina. Matrix will develop the Spirulina strains and Proterro will grow these strains on their proprietary production system. Proterro’s photobioreactor system uses a technology which converts carbon in waste CO2 into valuable products such as industrial biochemical as well as […]

Process Analysis of Alkaline Flocculation Harvesting for Chaetoceros muelleri and Scenedesmus quadricauda

Researchers from China performed an experiment to analyse the mechanism of alkaline flocculation harvesting process and the difference between the two strains of algae Chaetoceros muelleri (marine diatom) and Scenedesmus quadricauda (freshwater algae). Alkaline flocculation of C. muelleri resulted in increase in particle size with increasing pH, increase in absolute value of zeta potential and […]

Algae.Tec Completes Commissioning, Startup of Nutraceutical Plant

Algae.Tec Ltd. has completed commissioning and initial startup of an algae production plant in Atlanta to produce algae based nutraceutical products. The facility has a capacity of 50 tons of algae per year and also produce and test multiple algal strains based on nutritional requirements. The plant employs the company’s proprietary enclosed photobioreactor technology that […]

Japan’s Chitose Heading Abroad to Ramp up Spirulina Capacity

Japanese bioventure Chitose Laboratory has planned to quintuple blue green algae production capacity by expanding its business overseas and setting up production plants in Singapore and America. The company’s business with Spirulina as a dietary supplement is currently a domestic concern, relatively small in scale compared with foreign plans. The company plans to invest 1 […]

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 |

Mitigating Ammonia Nitrogen Deficiency in Dairy Wastewaters for Algae Cultivation

Researchers from USA conducted an experiment to demonstrate the limiting factor to algae growth on dairy wastewaters. Dairy waste waters were mixed with slaughter house wastewaters to improve the ammonia nitrogen content. Results showed that algae grown on such wastewaters had higher protein and oil content. Further the process also reduced nutrient contents remaining in […]

[ More ] December 22nd, 2015 | No Comments | Posted in Algae Waste Water Treatment, Algae-Cultivation, 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 […]


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