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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Iberdrola-Backed AlgaEnergy May Build Mexico Biomass Plant

AlgaEnergy SA, part-owned by Spain’s Iberdrola SA (IBE) and Repsol SA (REP), is in talks with potential partners to set up a plant in Mexico to supply the American markets with biomass made from algae. The International Energy Agency, a policy adviser for industrialized nations, estimates biofuels must supply about 27 percent of road fuels […]

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Algae as Fuel Viability Advances

A team of Michigan State University scientists have invented a new technology that increases the odds of helping algae-based biofuels cross that gap and come closer to reality. The current issue of Algal Research showcases the team’s invention — the environmental photobioreactor. The ePBR system is the world’s first standard algae growing platform, one that […]

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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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Origin Oil Algae Harvester at National Algae Association’s Center for Live Demonstration’s on 7th March, 2014

NAA announces the Origin Oil Algae Harvester will be demonstrated on Friday’s during the month of March and April for students, algaepreneurs, private industry and equipment lenders interested in learning about commercial algae production and harvesting technology. Students will learn about algae farming and indoor biomanufacturing in their future for fuels and co-products. Algaepreneur’s  will […]

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[ More ] March 4th, 2014 | No Comments | Posted in Algae, Algae-Energy-Events, United States |

South Africa Demonstrates Algae-to-Energy Technology

Innovative technology that uses algae to convert waste coal dust into a clean, high-quality coal which can readily be processed into biofuel was publicly demonstrated at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth on Monday. The pioneering technology has been developed by the university over the past three years with funding from the Department […]

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[ More ] February 26th, 2014 | No Comments | Posted in Algae, Research, South Africa, University Research |

Aerated Lagoons Are Potential Sources of Biofuel

Wastewater treatment lagoons have the potential to serve as a local energy source, according to a Clarkson University doctoral student. Stefanie Kring, an environmental science and engineering Ph.D. student, has discovered the potential biofuel content of microbes that live in local waste water treatment aerated lagoons. Kring regularly visited the Canton, N.Y., wastewater treatment aerated lagoons during a […]

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NREL: Unique bioreactor Finds Algae’s Sweet Spot

A unique bioreactor at the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory can help find the ideal locations for farms to produce algae that could someday compete with renewable diesel, cellulosic ethanol, and other petroleum alternatives as transportation fuel. It does so by revealing the intricate biochemical rearrangements that algae undergo when grown in different locations […]

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[ More ] February 26th, 2014 | No Comments | Posted in Algae, Algae-Cultivation, Photobioreactors |

Algae.Tec Receives Purchase Order

Australian algae fuel developer Algae.Tec has received a $2.4 million purchase order from an affiliate of Reliance Industrial Investments and Holdings Limited (RIIHL) in connection with an investment announced in January. This purchase order is for supply of Algae.Tec algae production technology and technical expertise. Algae.Tec is to build a pilot biofuels plant with RIIHL using its algae fuel technology […]

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University of Greenwich’ to lead multi-million pound project to develop useful products from Algae

A multi-million pound project to make energy out of pink and orange algae is being led by researchers at a Kent university. An international team of scientists aim to build a biorefinery called the D-Factory to turn an algae called Dunaliella into useful products like food, plastics and fuel. Researchers at the Medway campus of […]

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[ More ] February 26th, 2014 | No Comments | Posted in Algae, Grants, Research, United Kingdom, University Research |

McConnell Sought Grant but Mocked Obama Biofuel Plan

McConnell sought grant money for a company seeking to develop biofuel from algae, then a few years later called Obama’s proposal for a similar plan a “pipe dream.” Two years ago, Sen. Mitch McConnell took to the Senate floor to deride President Barack Obama for a speech that called for developing biofuel from algae — […]

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[ More ] February 26th, 2014 | No Comments | Posted in Algae, Algae-Energy, Government, Grants, United States |

Delegation split on New Farm Bill

San Diego’s members of the House of Representatives were divided in the end of January 2014 on whether to approve the nation’s new nearly $1 trillion farm bill, one that cuts food stamps by about $8 billion over the next decade. Members who were against it the bill that establishes the federal government’s farm policies […]

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Norway to coordinate European marine biotechnology research

Much of the resources in the oceans are underutilised or not yet discovered. Now Norway has been given the responsibility for coordinating important European research on marine biotechnology. The ERA-NET on marine biotechnology (ERA-MarineBiotech) was recently launched. Special Adviser Steinar Bergseth of the Research Council of Norway is the coordinator for the new network, which […]

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Commercial Algae Cultivation, Harvesting, Extraction Technologies and Networking Workshop, February 28, 2014

The emerging algae production industry is having new successes every day by dedicated commercially-minded algaepreneurs, researchers and equipment companies collaborating throughout the world.  Algae production for both fuels and co-products have been on the rise over the past year. As these new technologies are proven to scale, they are being introduced into the algae production […]

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[ More ] February 19th, 2014 | No Comments | Posted in Algae, Algae-Energy-Events, United States |

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 […]

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Interactive Algae Farm

This article was taken from the Feb 2014 issue of Wired magazine . Source: http://www.wired.co.uk/magazine/archive/2014/02/start/interactive-algae-farm  Algal architecture is on the rise: in early 2013, Arup unveiled an algae-powered building in Hamburg with a “bioadaptive” façade; and researchers in Barcelona are developing biological concrete that uses microalgae. Cesare Griffa, a Torinese architect, is taking a more networked approach: “I believe that […]

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Fluid Imaging Technologies has Awarded its 2014 Student Equipment & Travel Grant

Laboratory instrumentation manufacturer Fluid Imaging Technologies, Scarborough, Maine has awarded its 2014 Student Equipment & Travel Grant to Louis R. Brown, Texas A&M University at Galveston, Texas A&M AgriLife Research. His proposal, Elucidating the impacts of seasonal variation and contaminant suppressants in algal cultures using FlowCAM, was selected after a series of in-depth reviews by a panel […]

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Algae-based Wastewater Treatment in the Dyeing and Textile Industry

Waste stream generated in the textile industry is essentially based on water-based effluent generated in the various activities of wet processing of textiles, in a practical estimate, it has been found that 45% material in preparatory processing, 33% in dyeing and 22% are re-processed in finishing. The fact is that the effluent generated in different […]

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[ More ] January 31st, 2014 | No Comments | Posted in Algae, Algae Waste Water Treatment |

Algae-based Waste Water Treatment in Tanneries

Industrial-scale production of leather  requires extremely high volumes of process water. The water is not only needed for transportation in the production process but also for various tasks such as removing or soaking the hides. The wastewater problem is correspondingly acute  especially in European producer countries like Italy and Spain but also in China, India, […]

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[ More ] January 31st, 2014 | No Comments | Posted in Algae, Algae Waste Water Treatment |

Non-Fuel Applications of Waste Water Algae

Algae are possibly one of the most useful, yet one of the most ignored organisms. In addition to the fact that algae are responsible for consuming most of the CO2 and releasing the most amount of oxygen that keeps us alive, algae are also being used in diverse industries and applications. In fact, according to […]

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Fuel Products from Waste Water Algae

Aside from the fact that expensive reactor systems are not required, the algae- based wastewater treatment also is unlike some other algal-cultivation (for fuel) methods that rely on using algae that might not have a particular medium as its natural habitat. This is the powerful idea that has driven some companies to make serious efforts […]

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[ More ] January 28th, 2014 | No Comments | Posted in Algae, Algae Waste Water Treatment |

2014 EDGE Biofuels Certificates and Individual Courses Open for Registration

The California Center for Algae Biotechnology (Cal-CAB, previously SD-CAB) and UC San Diego Extension are offering the EDGE Biofuels Certificates again for 2014.  Applications for the certificates are open. Enrollment in individual Biofuels courses is also an option, space permitting. The Educating and Developing workers for the Green Economy (EDGE) Initiative was started with funding from the […]

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[ More ] January 27th, 2014 | No Comments | Posted in Algae, algae biodiesel USA, Algae-Fuel-Research |

International Biomass Conference & Expo, March 24-26, 2014, Orlando, Florida

The International Biomass Conference & Expo, presented by BBI International, will be held March 24-26, 2014 in Orlando, Florida. The 2014 agenda is tightly focused on leading edge developments in the biomass industry, from feedstock cultivation, harvest and storage to conversion technology, project finance and regulatory guidance.  The 2014 main program will include 30-plus panels and more than 100 […]

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[ More ] January 23rd, 2014 | No Comments | Posted in Algae, Algae-Energy-Events |

Fleet to Fuels Workshop, 30th January, 2014, Washington DC

U.S. Departments of Agriculture (USDA) and Navy’s joint “Farm-to-Fleet” venture will now make biofuel blends part of regular, operational fuel purchase and use by the military. This incorporates the acquisition of biofuel blends into regular Department of Defense (DOD) domestic solicitations for jet engine and marine diesel fuels. The Navy will seek to purchase JP-5 […]

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[ More ] January 22nd, 2014 | No Comments | Posted in Algae, Algae-Energy-Events |

Waste Water Already Contains Nutrients for Algae Growth! Is there a requirement of adding additional nutrients for growing algae?

Algae for its consistent growth requires sufficient amount of nutrients.  Since waste water already contains nitrogen, carbon and  phosphorous there is a speculation that the algae growing in waste water might not require any additional nutrients, however, research studies reveal that some amount of nutrient additions might be required. The necessary addition of nutrients also […]

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[ More ] January 22nd, 2014 | No Comments | Posted in Algae, Algae Waste Water Treatment |

Nominations to ABO’s Board of Directors

Source: Algae Biomass Organisation The leadership of the Algae Biomass Organization is critical in moving the industry toward commercialization. At this time, ABO is  seeking nominations for the Board from the ABO’s membership. For those ABO members interested in making a nomination, check out the information on the process below: Directors are expected to: Continuously be a member in good standing […]

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[ More ] January 22nd, 2014 | No Comments | Posted in Algae, algae biodiesel USA, Algae-Fuel-Research, Research |