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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. […]

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, […]

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 […]

New Algal Turf Scrubbers to Clean Water and Create Biomass for Renewable Fuel

Researchers funded by the Energy Department have developed algal flow ways or algal turf scrubbers to manage nutrient loading and improve fresh water, marine and estuarine communities. In these systems, filamentous algae are installed near stormwater or wastewater runoff sites and harvested with mechanical farm equipment. The highly productive, easily harvested, dewatered turf algae is […]

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 […]

NREL Boosts Algae Fuel Yields through Improved Process

National Renewable Energy Laboratory has developed a new biorefinery process to increase the yield of fuel from algae biomass. In traditional process, the algae produce lipids that get converted into fuels. But NREL, in a previous research work used solid-liquid separation process to convert carbohydrates into fermentable sugars which could be converted to ethanol. In […]

6th International Conference on Algal Biomass, Biofuels and Bioproducts

6th International Conference on Algal Biomass, Biofuels and Bioproducts 26 – 29 June, 2016 Paradise Point, San Diego www.algalbbb.com Abstract submission deadline: 5 February, 2016 Themes: Algal Biology – Molecular Traits of Microalgae for Biofuels Algal Biology – Metabolic Regulation of Microalgae for Biofuels Algal Biology – Biodiversity and Bioprospecting of Microalgae for Biofuels Algal […]

PKN Orlen to Work on Biofuels

PKN Orlen has planned to grow algae at its production plant in Poland to work on biofuel manufacturing technology.  Orlen will grow algae using carbon di oxide rich gas coming from one of the refiner installations. The oil manufactured from algae will be examined for use as biofuel.  The project will also lead to commercialize […]

Characterization of Pyrolysis Products Obtained from Desmodesmus sp. Cultivated in Anaerobic Digested Effluents (DADE)

Scientists from China performed an experiment to characterize pyrolysis products obtained from Desmodesmus sp. cultivated in anaerobic digested effluents (DADE). The results were also compared to those obtained by cultivating Desmodesmus sp. in Blue green medium BG11 (DBG11). The results showed that both species exhibited similar hydrogen, nitrogen and sulphur content. The carbon content of […]

Enhancement of FAME Productivity of Scenedesmus obliquus by Combining Nitrogen Deficiency with Sufficient Phosphorus Supply in Heterotrophic Cultivation

Researchers from China conducted an experiment to enhance FAME productivity of Scenedesmus obliquus by combining nitrogen deficiency with sufficient phosphorus supply in heterotrophic cultivation. Scenedesmus obliquus NIES-2280 was cultivated heterotrophically in a nitrogen deficient and phosphorus rich medium. Acetate was used as a carbon source. Results showed that the productivity of fatty acid methyl esters […]

DENSO to Build Large Microalgae Testing Centre

DENSO Corporation has announced that it will build a large 20,000 sq.mt. test facility in Japan, for the culture of Pseudochoricystis ellipsoidea , an oil-producing microalgae patented by DENSO that can reduce carbon dioxide emissions. The new facility will be used to perform verification tests needed to establish large-scale microalgae cultivation technologies to improve biofuel production […]

[ More ] August 25th, 2015 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Cultivation, Algae-Cultivation-Biofuel, Japan |

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 […]

Las Cruces Utilities, NMSU Partner on Biofuel Project

Las Cruces Utilities has collaborated with New Mexico State University on a project funded by Department of Energy and National Science Foundation. The project mainly deals with the production of biofuels from algae grown in wastewater. National Science Foundation is funding $5 million for a course of 10 years while Department of Energy is funding […]

Evaluation of Algal Biomass Production on Vertical Aeroponic Substrates

Scientists from USA have evaluated a novel aeroponic substrate based cultivation system to determine the production of significant quantities of algal biomass without negative impact on the lipid productivity compared to traditional systems. The vertical substrate system produced increased yields, reduced the energy inputs and increased the financial returns. It also did not affect the […]

Identification and Quantification of Suspended Algae and Bacteria Populations using Flow Cytometry: Applications for Algae Biofuel and Biochemical Growth Systems

Scientists from Canada developed a method to quantify the species distribution and overall growth of a mixed microbial community in suspension. The method developed was flow cytometric method which could be used to differentiate populations of three chlorophyta species, one diatom species, cyanobacteria and heterotrophic bacteria according to their fluorescence and morphology. The results showed […]

[ More ] April 21st, 2015 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Cultivation-Biofuel, Research |

Platymonas Species to Produce Biofuel with Wastewater as Growth Medium

Despite being major attraction as feedstock, microalgae are not economically feasible player in terms of cultivation cost. A recent research conducted by Guo Z, Liu Y and others focused on an ecofriendly technology for the production of biofuel from microalgae called Platymonas subcordiformis. The microalgae were grown in pretreated flounder aquaculture wastewaters taken from different […]

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 […]

Can This Algae Investment Lower American Manufacturing Costs

Many companies have tried their hand at cultivating photosynthetic algae in massive outdoor facilities — a list that includes well-established multinationals such asExxonMobil (NYSE: XOM) and hopeful start-ups such as Sapphire Energy. Unfortunately, despite the influx of investment, few have had success. Although many venture capitalists are focusing on more modular processes than those conducted in open […]

PNNL publication Identifies Promising Locales for Algae Projects

The Algae Biomass Organization, the trade association for the algae industry, lauded a new publication from the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in partnership with Sapphire Energy, “Siting Algae Cultivation Facilities for Biofuel Production in the United States: Trade-Offs between Growth Rate, Site Constructability, Water Availability, and Infrastructure,” in the journal Environmental Science and Technology. The publication […]

Schott Glass, Heliae and ASU Join Hands to Commercialise Heliae’s Algae Production Technology

In Arizona, SCHOTT North America, Heliae, and Arizona State University announced a partnership to bring Heliae’s algae production technology to ASU’s algae testbed facility. Through the partnership, SCHOTT, a global leader in glass innovation, financed a Helix photobioreactor built by Heliae and installed at ASU’s DOE-funded algae testbed facility. Over the next several years, algae research […]

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. The Super Formula to Fight Aging – Its Name is Astaxanthin -Know more Oilgae comprehensive report has been designed for entrepreneurs and investors keen […]

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 |

United States has a Capacity to Produce 25 Billion Gallons of Algae Fuels per Year !

Studies from the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) reveal that the U.S. has the capacity to support the production of up to  25 billion gallons of algae biofuel per year — one twelfth of the entire country’s fuel needs The laboratory’s estimate was based on available land and water resources that resulted in  positive and negative insights. The […]

Universities of Georgia and Puerto Rico Researchers Unite for Algae Biofuels Project

Researchers at the University of Georgia (UGA) and University of Puerto Rico have come together to launch a renewable energy center to grow algae for biofuels. The center will be located in Rio Piedras, San Juan, Puerto Rico and it aims at reducing the dependence of U.S on fossil fuels. US Department of Defense is […]


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