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Nigeria, Israel and Belgium Join Hands for Algae Biofuel Project

The Federal Government of Nigeria has had discussions with top companies from Belgium and Israel for the possibility of undertaking algae biofuel project. Representatives from two companies, Actiview Solutions from Belgium and Univerve Ltd from Israel and top officials from the Nigerian government were a part of the discussion. The discussion was focused on making […]

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Algal Scrubbers to Abate Harbor Pollution

Algal scrubbers may save Baltimore’s polluted harbor! US-based ecological restoration firm Biohabitats has set up an algal scrubber at the Fells Point in Baltimore harbor. The gutter, 350 feet long by one foot wide, uses native algae to strip nutrients, suspended sediment and carbon from water and inject oxygen into it before returning it to the harbor. The algae feed […]

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[ More ] April 27th, 2012 | No Comments | Posted in Algae, Algae-Wastewater-Treatment |

India and US Unite for Biofuel Research

The US-DOE has announced that, for an initiative entitled Joint Clean Energy Research and Development Center (JCERDC), which aims at the development of alternative energy throughout  South Asia, the University of Florida and the Indian government will enter into a research collaboration to work on a biofuel project. The project will focus on the benefits of biofuels […]

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Nova Scotia Start-up Wins Clean Tech Competition

Halifax-based start-up SABRTech , has won the Nova Scotia Clean Tech Open, for developing technology to mass produce microalgae for fuel and other products. SABRTech was awarded awarded $100,000 in cash, a $200,000 negotiable seed investment, and in-kind business building services. The company is setting up a lab and working on a micro-algal bioreactor that effectively produces micro-algal biomass […]

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Algae Biofuels – Racking the Brains!

Research interest of college and university students is leaning towards algae fuels! The U.S. EPA co-sponsored the 8th Annual National Sustainable Design Expo, which took place in Washington on April 21-23, over the Earth Day Weekend. The event witnessed a large number of university and college researchers working on biofuels and algae. Most of the researchers […]

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New Project on Algae for Fish Feed and Biofuels

A new project which is to be launched in America’s South Sioux City will utilize waste water for algae cultivation and the algae will in turn be used for fish feed and energy generation. In the collaborative pilot project, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and US-based company Clean Energy Chesapeake will focus on algae cultivation for […]

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Aquaflow Plans to Build Large Scale Biorefinery

Aquaflow Bionomic Corporation, with the goal of building a 1000 tonnes per day biorefinery, will seek millions of dollars of funding from global investors. Earlier the company had planned to build a 100 tonnes per day biofuel plant to test the economics of producing a “drop-in” fuel from algae that could be used in existing combustion […]

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Sapphire Changes CEO

Sapphire Energy’s Jason Pyle has stepped down as CEO.  In yesterday’s press release Sapphire Energy has announced transition of management.  Cynthia “C.J.” Warner, who was the president and chairman has taken charge as the new CEO. Dr Pyle will continue to be a member in Sapphire’s board of directors. Prior to Sapphire Energy, Ms. Warner spent more than […]

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European Algae Biomass Conference, A Week to Go!

European Algae Biomass Conference, 2012 is taking place on 25th and 26th of April, 2012 in London. The event will present exciting opportunities to interact with industry experts, investors, researchers and government representatives in the algae energy domain.  The key topics to be discussed in the conference include European Market Insight Potential and Future Outlook […]

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2nd International Conference on Algal Biomass, Biofuels and Bioproducts

The Super Formula to Fight Aging – Its Name is Astaxanthin -Know more Elsevier is organizing the 2nd International Conference on Algal Biomass, Biofuels and Bioproducts between the 1oth and 13th of June 2012 in SanDiego, USA. The event will have a special focus on the latest unpublished technical and scientific results, discussion and direct interactions with […]

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NASA’s New Algae Production System may Cut Down Biofuel Production Costs

After a $ 10 million project that took two years, NASA has now come up with a new system of growing algae in floating plastic bags. The system is designed with the aim of reducing the costs of biofuel production from algae, since the system can be coupled with wastewater treatment facilities. In a prototype […]

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European Water Management Company to Venture into Algae Fuels

Aqualia, a spanish water management is planning to invest 12 million euros to venture into algae fuels. The company will be cultivating oil containing microalgae  for producing biodiesel and biomethane. More than half the 12 million euro ($15.9 million) project has been funded by the European Commission, which is aiming for 10 percent of energy […]

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[ More ] March 30th, 2012 | No Comments | Posted in Algae, algae oil production, Algae-Energy-Companies |

American Company to Produce Algae Biofuel

Extreme Biodiesel, a wholly owned subsidiary of BookMerge Technology, a US-based alternative fuel and recycling company is going to produce algae biodiesel (A100) for SunEco systems. SunEco is now finalizing the ‘million mile test’ with J.B. Hunt Trucking with fuel produced by Extreme Biodiesel. BookMerge and SunEco are planning for the next step to bring […]

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Algae Harvesting to Become Cheaper and Easier Soon

Researchers at the University of Sheffield have developed a technology based on microbubbles, to improve the way of algae cultivation, which eventually will make the algae harvesting cheaper and easier. Professor Will Zimmerman and his team have devised an inexpensive way of producing microbubbles that can float algae particles to the surface of the water. […]

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Maersk Tests 100% Algae Fuels from Solazyme

Solazyme, Inc. along wiht  Maersk Line (one of the biggest shipping companies in the world) has completed the testing of Solazyme’s 100% algal derived renewable diesel as part of an integrated testing and certification program with the U.S. Navy. This test, performed in collaboration with the U.S. Navy’s Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), represents the first […]

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USU Professors Awarded for Algae Fuel Research

Two professors from Utah State University, Bruce Bugbee and Byard Wood are awarded the Governor’s Science and Technology Medals for their research on algae biofuels. In addition to their work with biofuels, Bugbee and Wood were selected for their commitment to bettering their communities and students. The research team has been working on the algae biofuels […]

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[ More ] January 19th, 2012 | No Comments | Posted in Algae, Algae-Fuel-Research, Research |

Marine Algae to Feed Animals

Cornell University animal sciences professor Xingen Lei is trying marine algae as a supplement and to replace soybean and corn in animal feed. He hopes to save thousands of acres of cropland by using marine algae for animal feed. Lei found that dried defatted algae derived from biofuel production can replace up to one-third of […]

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Algae.Tec Announces $5M Capital-raising with Patersons Securities

Algae.Tec has announced in a Press Release, that it has mandated Patersons Securities Limited (‘Patersons’) to raise A$5,000,000 via the issue of 12.5 million shares (‘Placement Shares’) at an Issue Price of $0.40 per Placement Share to sophisticated and professional investors. This capital raising of A$5,000,000 via a Placement will marginally increase the Company’s shareholder base […]

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[ More ] January 18th, 2012 | No Comments | Posted in Algae, Algae-Energy-Companies, Corporates |

Algae.Tec in a JV with Chinese Company for the First Algae Biofuels Facility in China

In a very recent Press Release, Australia-based algae company Algae.Tec has announced that it has signed an MOU with the Chinese company Shandong Kerui Group Holding Ltd. for building the first algae biofuels and carbon capture facility in China. Press Release Perth, Western Australia/Atlanta, Georgia – 18 January 2012 – Algae.Tec Ltd. today announced it has signed […]

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Algae- Never never and Aurora Algae

Algae and the Never-Never It won’t happen until the 2020s if ever. It will use too much land, or too many inputs, forever. The CO2 will never be affordable, The ponds will crash. No VC will ever put up enough cash. There will never be enough available lipids, You’ll never affordably get the algae out […]

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[ More ] January 17th, 2012 | No Comments | Posted in Algae, algae biodiesel USA, Algae-Energy-Companies |

Novel Conversion Process to Make Algae Fuels a Reality

Research team under Johannes A. Lercher of Technische Universität München has introduced a new catalytic process that allows the effective conversion of biopetroleum from microalgae into diesel fuels. Traditional methods for refining oil from microalgae suffer from various disadvantages. The resulting fuel either has too high an oxygen content and poor flow at low temperatures, […]

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Heliae – New Faces, New IPs

Heliae, Arizona-based algae company has hired new key team members in order to significantly accelerate the preparations for commercial scale algae production. The three new team members are Adrian Galvez as Vice President of Manufacturing, Anna Lee Tonkovich as Vice President of Research and Development, and Mike Rohlfsen as Director of Business Development for Food […]

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Algae.Tec Expanding

Algae.Tec has expanded its Algae Development & Manufacturing Centre in the US in order to equip itself for commercial scale production. The facility, in Atlanta, Georgia, has increased almost fourfold to 6,500 m2, from about 1,650 m2. The increased capacity will make the company undertake more commercial scale projects. The Centre is Algae.Tec’s alga-to-transport fuel […]

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[ More ] January 11th, 2012 | No Comments | Posted in Algae, Algae-Energy-Companies |

Oil Giant Total into Algal Biofuels

Oil giant Total has signed an agreement with Cellectis, a France-based genetic engineering company to develop microalgae-based oil substitutes. The first phase of the program will look into developing genome engineering methods and tools on certain microalgae species selected for their specific characteristics. The second phase will focus on trait engineering with a view to producing […]

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[ More ] January 10th, 2012 | No Comments | Posted in Algae, Algae-Energy-Companies, Corporates |

Aurora Algae to Raise $100 M before IPO

US-based Aurora Algae is all set to raise an additional US$100 million from private investors ahead of a probable share market listing. The funds will be used to build a facility producing commercial quantities of biodiesel for use in mining trucks and other byproducts from algae, in Karratha, Australia. The company has forged a supply […]

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[ More ] January 10th, 2012 | No Comments | Posted in Algae, Algae-Energy-Companies, Corporates |

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