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Algae Industry of San Diego Struggles To Float On Fuel Alone

Any surprises here? You could be in San Diego, or you could be in Mars for all algae cares, but you won’t be able to survive on trying to make fuel from algae. Not yet, mates, not yet. Here’s an interesting article that details the travails of the algae fuel industry “We’ve flown jet aircraft on […]

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 Fuels Community @ CleanTick – One-stop Destination for All about Algae Fuels!

CleanTick is an online cleantech community from the promoters of Oilgae. Cleantick has  recently launched  an online algae fuels community which aims to bring about all the algae fuel professionals, researchers and enthusiasts at one place for focussed discussions, and interactions on  specific topics pertaining to algae fuels. Algae Fuels Community @ CleanTick provides you […]

Algae Europe 2010, 26 – 28 October 2010, Milan

ALGAE EUROPE Conference & Expo the first fair-conference in Italy dedicated to the technologies and industrial applications of algae culture, which will take place from 26 to 28 October 2010 at Fieramilanocity, Milan. The event has been designed especially for the manufacturers of technologies, plants and machinery for the production of algae, along with the companies […]

Cost of Algae Fuel – $2 per gallon

Biofuel Digest reports that two producers have been able to reduce the cost of production of cellulosic ethanol and algal biodiesel below USD 2.00 per gallon, or 50 cents per litre. In Washington, the special assistant for energy at the Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), which has been conducting two algal fuel projects, said […]

[ More ] February 18th, 2010 | 1 Comment | Posted in Algae-Energy-Cost |

Biofuels from microalgae are not yet sustainable

You are at: Oilgae Blog. The article is found interesting as it deals with the negative aspects of biofuels from microalgae. The energy balance which is an essential factor influencing sustainability of biomass production is discussed. It can be determined that at first glance, microalgae appear to be an attractive source of biomass. A more […]

[ More ] January 7th, 2010 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy, Algae-Energy-Cost |

Pike Research Report – Biofuels Markets and Technologies

You are at: Oilgae Blog. The combined global biodiesel and ethanol markets will reach $247 billion in sales by 2020, up from $76 billion in 2010, Pike Research of Boulder said Monday. Pike Research said it anticipates three key waves of biodiesel development over the next several years: — Fuels based on waste greases will […]

Algae Biofuels Economic Viability by Jeff H. Hassannia

You are at: Oilgae Blog. A very interesting article about Algae Biofuels Economic Viability by Jeff H. Hassannia, Vice President, Business Development Diversified Energy Corporation. Key points are: Large-scale commercial algae ventures focused solely on biofuels will have a VERY difficult time overcoming capital and O&M cost hurdles required of the marketplace for quite some […]

[ More ] May 4th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Cost |

Exaggerated Claims in Algae Oil Yield

You are at: Oilgae Blog. While some companies (such as Solazyme) say they will be capable of producing algae oil at competitive prices in two to three years, only a little algae oil has been produced to date, very few of the fifty plus companies have received funding, and it will be a long way […]

Algae Biodiesel Costs 33$ a Gallon

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Although many believe that algae will become one of the chief feedstocks for diesel and even hydrocarbon-like fuels, growing large amounts of algae and then converting the single-celled creatures remains expensive, said experts at the National Biodiesel Conference taking place in San Francisco on Tuesday. Algae biofuel startup Solix, for […]

Algae Could End the fuel Crisis

You are at: Oilgae Blog.Will Thurmond, chairman of research and development at the National Algae Association in America (where all but one of the major algae biodiesel firms are based), believes that pure economics will eventually choose between them: “For research purposes, growing algae in photo-bioreactors is better, because you can control all the variables. […]

Rodney Andrews Said Fuel From Algae Costs $18 to $30 per gallon

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Rodney Andrews, Director of the UK Center for Applied Energy Research, said the country’s demand for energy means fossil fuels like coal won’t be going away anytime soon. And while algae may strike some as science fiction, it has been drawing attention on several fronts: Sapphire Energy of San Diego […]

[ More ] January 5th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Cost |

"Algae and Jatropha feedstock cost is low" – UOP’S General Manager

You are at: Oilgae BlogUOP general manager renewable energy and chemicals Jennifer Holmgren says UOP researchers were told they would never get the low freeze point, the high flash point or the high energy content needed for an aviation biofuel.But they have done just that using a process similar to one already used to produce […]

[ More ] January 5th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Cost |

Simgae Low Cost Algae Production System from Diversified Energy & XL Renewables

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Diversified Energy Corporation has formed a partnership and licensing arrangement for a patent pending algae production system invented by XL Renewables, Inc. The approach, called Simgae™ (for simple algae), utilizes common agriculture and irrigation components to produce algae at a fraction of the cost of competing systems. It is claimed […]

Michael Webber Says Algae Fuel Costs $10 per Gallon

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Of course there are all sorts of costs estimates floating around for making fuel from algae; but of course some estimates have more credibility than others – like this one from a faculty member at U of Texas @ Austin, which has a wonderful algae species culture collections and appears […]

[ More ] December 12th, 2008 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Cost |

Algae Cultivation, Harvesting Cost Figures from Algae World 2008 Conference

You are at: Oilgae Blog. This article, which provided some useful data based on presentations at the Singapore Algae World 2008 Conference, was interesting mainly because it gives us some much needed real world data on costs for algae cultivation & harvesting, and also some trends Key points: 1. Assuming oil is retailing at US$1 […]

[ More ] December 12th, 2008 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies, Algae-Energy-Cost |

Algae Biodiesel Cost – What Exactly Makes Algae Fuel Costly?

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Whether it is the person who I meet at a conference, or folks who interact at Oilgae blog, or people who write to me, the one big question they always ask is, “How much does it cost to make fuel from algae?” Now, I am not going to say I […]

[ More ] December 11th, 2008 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Cost |

Delegates in Algae World 2008 conference, Singapore said "Production cost of microalgae is too high"

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Delegates attending the Algae World 2008 conference in Singapore said the current production cost of microalgae is too high to justify its use as a biodiesel feedstock. Assuming oil is retailing at US$1 a litre, the production cost of algae has to fall to US$0.37 per kilogramme to encourage the […]

[ More ] November 22nd, 2008 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Cost |

UK Carbon Trust Announces the Algae Biofuels Challenge.

You are at: Oilgae Blog. The mission is under way to turn algae into an alternative to fossil-based oil by 2020 as the UK Carbon Trust launched the Algae Biofuels Challenge.As part of Advanced Bioenergy Accelerator, the Carbon Trust intends to make a multi-million pound investment to support the development and commercialisation of microalgae biofuel […]

Swift Enterprises Joins Race for Alternative Jet Fuel

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Add another contender to the alternative aviation fuel race: Swift Enterprises. The company, which is based in Indiana, has developed a renewable jet fuel made from landfill waste, sorghum, algae, woodchips, and other feedstocks. Swift’s biofuel currently costs $60 per gallon to produce, but the company believes that the cost […]

[ More ] October 27th, 2008 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies, Algae-Energy-Cost |

Companies Trying to Bring Down Cost of Producing Oil from Algae

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Here are some excerpts on what companies are doing to reduce the cost of making oil and fuel from algae. This is from a recent article at Scientific American Costs for algae-based fuel currently range from $10 to $100 per gallon, according to systems engineer Ron Pate at Sandia National […]

Global Green for Worldwide Rights for Algae 2 Oil

You are at Oilgae Blog. See also: Oilgae – Oil & Biodiesel from Algae The following is the abstract of the news item… Global Green Solutions Inc. announced it has the right to earn the exclusive world rights to a bio-fuel oil technology (known as Vertigro) from Valcent Products Inc. of El Paso, Texas. Vertigro […]


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