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Sapphire Energy Secures Funds from USDA

Sapphire Energy, an algae fuels company, based out of  Mexico, has secured loan from United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)  to build and operate a $135 million integrated algal biorefinery (IABR) in Columbus.  This refinery aims to produce about 100 barrrels of algae oil / day. The IABR will be capable of producing 100 barrels of refined […]

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Algaetech International into the Production of Aviation Fuels from Algae

Here is a Press Release from Algaetech International, Malaysia on the Frost & Sullivan’s Asia Pacific Green Excellence award and the company’s venture into algae based aviation fuels. KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA – Algaetech International Sdn. Bhd. has received the 2011 Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific Green Excellence Award for Service Innovation in Algae Technology. The […]

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[ More ] September 26th, 2011 | 1 Comment | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

Algaetech International Receives 2011 Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific Green Excellence Award

Algaetech International, Malaysia has received Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific Green Excellence Award for their innovative services in algae technology. Algaetech International is into the field of micro algal research, development and consultancy as well as production and marketing of renewable energy and high value products such as anti-oxidants and other nutraceuticals. Algaetech has researched […]

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[ More ] September 8th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

Microalgae or Macroalgae?

Adapted from the Algae Fuels Community @ CleanTick – http://www.cleantick.com/users/algaesmiles/pages/potential-of-macroalgae-as-a-biofuel-feedstock Macroalgae or seaweeds represent a diverse group of eukaryotic, photosynthetic marine organisms. Unlike microalgae, which are unicellular, the macroalgal species are multicellular and possess plant-like characteristics. These photosynthetic organisms abundant in oceans and coastal waters. They are a potent biofuel feedstock, they have high amounts […]

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[ More ] August 11th, 2011 | 1 Comment | Posted in Algae-Ethanol, Seaweed |

Have an Algae Fuel Question?

In my previous post I had mentioned that a new online Algae  Fuels Community @ CleanTick has been launched by the promoters of Oilgae. This algae fuels community now comprises about 500+ algae fuel experts and enthusiasts, most of whom are very actively participating in discussions, starting pages related to algae fuels, showcasing their projects […]

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The Algae Fuel Challenge

Came across an interesting page  at the Algae Fuels Community @ CleanTick which discusses the challenges in each part of the algae biofuel value chain. “Deriving fuel from algae is at research stage, and there are some daunting challenges in each part of the fuel production value chain. Energy efficient technologies, easy scalability, maximum utilization […]

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Contamination in Open ponds for Algae Cultivation

Adapted from – Algae Fuels Community @ CleanTick – http://www.cleantick.com/users/franc/pages/challenges-in-algae-fuel-commercialisation One of the issues that is being encountered in open pond-algal cultivation is the contamination. Contamination of ponds can be a result of:  a)  Infiltration from local algae and other organisms  b) Dust particles, leaves and other airborne materials For instance, although the algal species […]

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A centrifuge uses 48.8% of the total energy consumption during algal biofuel production

Harvesting microalgae is difficult as well as energy intensive. This is mainly because the most rapidly growing algal species are frequently very small and often motile unicells which are the most difficult to harvest. Moreover, the conventional harvesting methods used for harvesting microalgae – such as centrifuges, filtration and flotation equipments – are energy-intensive. A […]

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[ More ] August 5th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in algae oil production, Algae-Harvesting |

Materials Used in Building Closed Photobioreactors

Building photobioreactors using low cost materials is still a challenge. Efforts are being pursued by various universities and companies in this area to make cheap PBR’s Here is an excerpt  from the Algae Fuels Community @ CleanTick on the various low cost  materials that can be used for building low cost PBR’s #1 – PolyVinyl […]

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[ More ] August 4th, 2011 | 1 Comment | Posted in Algae-Fuel-Research, Algae-Photobioreactor |

CO2-limitation-inducible Green Recovery of fatty acids from cyanobacterial biomass

Here is an interesting article which deals with a  Green Recovery strategy to convert membrane lipids into fatty acids for economical and environmentally sustainable biofuel production. http://www.pnas.org/content/108/17/6905.full?sid=6d498fcf-5e5c-43f4-8d8a-c54c60a2e029

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[ More ] August 1st, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Uncategorized |

OriginOil to work with PACE in the single step extraction systems of algal oil

OriginOil, Inc. (OOIL)  selects Pacific Advanced Civil Engineering, Inc. (PACE) of Fountain Valley, California, to fast-track the rollout of its line of Single Step Extraction(TM) systems for the algal oil extraction, in response to immediate customer demand.PACE will help OriginOil engineer the Tarong systems, and quickly turn around a standard OriginOil commercial offering on modular […]

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[ More ] August 1st, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Uncategorized |

Innovation at Los Alamos Unlocking a New Source of Domestic Oil… From Algae!

A report from the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory found that up to 17 percent of the United States’ imported oil for transportation could be replaced with American-grown biofuels from algae. http://blog.energy.gov/blog/2011/05/17/innovation-los-alamos-unlocking-new-source-domestic-oil-algae   Some interesting links Building Energy Analytics Some Innovative & Unique Solar Power

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[ More ] August 1st, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Uncategorized |

Algae-based CO2 Capture Companies

For power plants and other entities which are large-scale emitters of CO2, capturing it using algae will help a great deal in monetizing the carbon- credits as well as providing algae biofuels -Link Key advantages of algae-based CO2 capture is that it has the potential to provide a sustainable pathway for CO2 capture and partial […]

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[ More ] July 25th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-CO2-Capture, Algae-Energy-Companies |

Analysis of Marine Microalgae Strain- Nannochloropsis.salina for Biofuels Production

I  came across a project at the Algae Fuels Community @ CleanTick and thought I could share this with you as well. Provided below are some highlights  on the properties of the marine algae strain-Nannochloropsis salina which I gathered after going through the details shared by one of the members in the algae fuels community […]

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Showcase your Algae Fuel Company@ the Algae Fuels Community @ CleanTick

Cleantick ( an online clean technology software, started by the promoters of Oilgae) recently launched the Algae Fuels Community( www.cleantick.com/topic/algae-fuels ). By joining this community, you can showcase your algae fuel project, start a page related to algae fuels and pen down thoughts ,start a discussion, view latest algae news and feeds and so forth […]

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[ More ] July 22nd, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae, Algae-Energy-Companies |

World Health Energy Holdings Signs LOI with Eco Green Fuels to Grow Algae for Biofuels

World health Energy Holdings (WHEN) has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with Eco Green Fuels for a joint venture to produce algae for biofuel production. By the terms of this Joint Venture WHEN will start production so as to supply one million liters of algal oil to EFG by the last quarter of 2012. […]

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[ More ] July 22nd, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies, bio diesel-companies |

Global Genetic Engineering Efforts for Algae Fuels

I was reading upon some articles at the algae fuels community @ CleanTick , and my eyes caught upon this page which summarises the efforts purused by various scientists in the area of genetic engineering of algae for fuels. The page is focused on discussing those global research efforts carried out by various research institutes […]

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High Value End Products from Algae

Found this article (http://www.cleantick.com/users/amandaleah/pages/high-value-end-products-from-algae)  really interesting ! This page discusses  about  what some algae fuel companies are doing to branch out beyond biofuels and finding revenue sources in pharmaceuticals, food products and chemicals and other high value products. The potential of each of these products and their market sizes have been highlighted in this article […]

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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 […]

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Australia’s Carbon Price may Accelerate the Adoption of Algae.Tec’s Technology

According to Algae.Tec, the introduction of a price on carbon by the Australian Government in its Clean Energy Future (CEF) package, would accelerate uptake of the Algae.Tec technology by carbon dioxide emitting industries. Here is a Press Release by the company in this regard. AUSTRALIAN PRICE ON CARBON TO ACCELERATE UPTAKE OF ALGAE.TEC TECHNOLOGY Perth, […]

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[ More ] July 18th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

Algae.Tec Signs Collaboration Contract with Manildra Group for Demonstration Plant

Australia-based Algae.Tec Ltd. has formed a collaboration contract with the Manildra Group to construct a demonstration-scale algae production facility at its 100 MMgy ethanol plant in Nowra, Australia. Here is a Press Release from Algae.Tec on the collaboration contract. ADVANCED RENEWABLE OIL TECHNOLOGY COMPANY ALGAE.TEC AND MANILDRA GROUP SIGN COLLABORATION CONTRACT FOR DEMONSTRATION PLANT Perth, […]

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[ More ] July 1st, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

World Health Energy Holdings Inc. Signs MoU with SHK Energy Projects Algae Commercial Farm Development

World Health Energy Holdings, Inc. is developing joint venture partnerships for algae production for biodiesel and commercial fish food. In a Press Release the company has announced that they have  signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for a joint venture with SHK Energy Projects Private Limited of India. Based in Bangalore, India, SHK Energy Projects […]

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[ More ] June 27th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

Neste Oil to Play a Part in Two Algae Research Projects in Australia and the Netherlands

Neste Oil Corporation, a Finnish oil refining and marketing company has announced that it is going to participate in two algae research projects this summer for investigating the methods of algae cultivation in outdoor conditions. The goal of the projects in the Netherlands and Australia will be to build up experience on the suitability of […]

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Aurora Algae Takes Forward Commercial Facility Construction

For the design and construction of its commercial facility in Maitland, Australia, Aurora Algae has given the initial engineering contract to MWH engineering firm, a global company in wet infrastructure, and John Holland (JH), the largest multidiscipline construction contracting business in Australia. The facility will be built on Aurora Algae’s recently secured 1,500 acres of […]

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[ More ] June 22nd, 2011 | 1 Comment | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

Sapphire Sets 2018 as the Deadline for Commercial Scale Production

Sapphire Energy, at the Paris air show 2011, has announced that it aims to produce at commercially viable levels within seven years and to promote its algae-derived renewable jet fuel. Sapphire’s Green Crude is a drop-in fuel produced from algae, using sunlight and carbon dioxide as a feedstock. Sapphire is building an integrated algal biorefinery […]

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[ More ] June 22nd, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

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