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Energy Considerations in a Photobioreactor

As one might be knowing,one of the engineering challenges in the algae biofuels industry,is the making of high performance photobioreactors. The challenge for reactor optimization goes into two directions, one is to provide optimal physiological conditions for the algae cells to come close to their theoretical photo conversion efficiency (PCE) of about 9-10%,the other is […]

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[ More ] August 19th, 2013 | No Comments | Posted in Photobioreactors |

US Companies Join Together to Market Algae Oil

US based algae biofuel company, Algae International Group (ALGA) has signed an agreement with the Gulf Hydrocarbon, Inc (GULF), a company which provides biodiesel to the petroleum industry. According to the agreement, GULF will exclusively represent Algae International Group in sales and distribution of ALGA’s proprietary and non-proprietary algal oils and products created with the […]

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Solazyme’s Commercial Algae Production Operations Going Strong On the Track

Solazyme Inc. recently released financial results for the second quarter of 2012, reporting progress in the development of its commercial production facilities. The company reported total revenue for the quarter of $11.2 million, down from $13.5 million reported for the same period of last year. According to Solazyme, the $11.2 million in revenue reported for […]

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[ More ] August 19th, 2013 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies, Corporates |

Aurora Algae’s New Algae Cultivation Test Site

Aurora Algae, one of the few top algae biofuel companies, has completed construction of a new algae cultivation test site in Geraldton, Western Australia, to evaluate the potential of the Mid West region for the production of microalgae. Aurora has partnered with the Durack Institute of Technology, Australia for this test project. Aurora Algae has […]

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[ More ] August 19th, 2013 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies, Corporates, Uncategorized |

Algal DHA – A Healthy Food Supplement for Expectant Mothers

Let the Good Fat from Omega-3 Neutralize Your Bad Fat-Know more Expectant mothers are advised to intake algae supplement – instead of deep-sea fish – to obtain DHA for the healthy development of babies. Deep-sea fish is mostly contaminated by heavy metal due to serious marine pollution and hence algae is proposed as an alternative […]

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Algae Based Waste Water Treatment – A Compendium of Global Efforts

As one might be aware, algae are important bioremediation agents, and are already being used as a potential avenue for waste water treatment by many facilities. This blog briefs some of the  research efforts and global activities on algae based waste water treatment that has taken place in the past few years. Efforts by Worldwide […]

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[ More ] August 14th, 2013 | 3 Comments | Posted in Algae Waste Water Treatment, Uncategorized |

Marine Algae As Sources of Nutraceuticals and Industrial Products

The Super Formula to Fight Aging – Its Name is Astaxanthin -Know more Marine algae is known to product a myraid of natural products, with some containing unique molecular structures, and many of them have been shown to possess a variety of pharmaceutical and nutritional properties. In a project investigated at Rutger’s University, selected species […]

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Botryococcus Brauni Investigated for Algae Polymers Production

An European research project , uses microalgae as a raw material for the sustainable production and recovery of hydrocarbons and polysaccharides and for the subsequent conversion to renewable polymers. The project is led by the Wageningen UR Food and Biobased Research and  comprises 20 partners of which 40% SME and several large corporates plus universities […]

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Methods Of and Systems for Isolating Carotenoids and Omega-3 Rich Oil Products from Algae – A Patent

One of the biggest problems in algae biofuels commercialization lies in the process of algae harvesting and extraction which requires large external energy inputs. Some of the attributes of algae which makes algae harvesting and extraction difficult include: 1. Algae cells are very small in size (about 2 to about 20 nm) 2. Algae oil […]

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Can Diverse Algae Growing together Enhance Yield?

An interesting experiment will be done over the next few months at University of Michigan (UM). The goal is to test the idea that certain naturally diverse groups of algae have complementary traits that enhance the efficiency and stability of biofuel yield beyond what any single species can do alone. The project involves an unusual […]

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[ More ] August 5th, 2013 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Fuel, Algae-Fuel-Research, Research |

Sapphire Energy’s Algae Crude Production To Scale Up Soon?

Sapphire Energy, a San Diego based,one of the top algae biofuel companies, has paid off the entire loan awarded to the company by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. In Dec. 2009, the company was awarded a $54.5 million loan guarantee through the Biorefinery Assistance Program, administered by the USDA Rural Development-Cooperative Service, to build a […]

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[ More ] August 5th, 2013 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Biodiesel, Algae-Energy-Companies, Corporates |

DOE’s Algae Biofuel Projects – Way to Go!

In an attempt to commercially produce the sustainable algae biofuels within 2022, the US Department of Energy (DOE)  has granted $16.5 million to four projects in California, Hawaii, and New Mexico. The projects cover both upstream and downstream processes in the algae production value chain. Details of the algae biofuel projects include: Project Theme Grant […]

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Algae Cultivation, Harvesting, Extraction Technologies and Networking Workshop, September 27, 2013, Fairfield, New Jersey

The National Algae Association’s workshop on Algae Cultivation, Harvesting, Extraction Technologies  is taking place during September 27, 2013 in Fairfield, New Jersey. Deadline for submitting presentations: August 15, 2013 More about the event: http://www.nationalalgaeassociation.com/

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[ More ] July 29th, 2013 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Events |

2nd International Seaweed Conference, 25-26 September 2013, Den Helder/Texel, The Netherlands

The 2nd International Seaweed Conference is taking  place at Den Helder/Texel, The Netherlands from 25 – 26 September – 2013. The event serves as a platform to discover the business opportunities seaweeds and seaweed commodities . Click here to view the programa agenda-  http://www.seagriculture.eu/Seagriculture-exploring-the-seaweed-chain/Conference-program/page/4045/

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[ More ] July 29th, 2013 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Events |

National Advanced Biofuels Conference & Expo, September 10-12, Nebraska,US

The 2013 National Advanced Biofuels Conference & Expo will take place September 10-12, 2013, at the CenturyLink Center Omaha in Omaha, Nebraska, US. Produced by BBI International, this national event will feature the world of advanced biofuels and biobased chemicals—technology scale-up, project finance, policy, national markets and more—with a core focus on the industrial, petroleum and agribusiness […]

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[ More ] July 29th, 2013 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Events |

Algal Culture Management and Strain Selection Workshop, August 19-23, University of Texas, Austin

The Algal Culture Management and Strain Selection Workshop is taking place between August 19-23, 2013 at The University of Texas,  Austin.  Presentations will cover the fundamentals of isolating and identifying microalgae, handling and managing microalgal cultures (including methods for cryopreservation), screening strains for desirable characteristics, genetically improving strains, and analysis of lipids and higher-value products. The […]

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[ More ] July 29th, 2013 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Events |

Algae Carbon Capture Project in Canada

The Government of Canada is investing in algae to reduce the country’s GHG emissions. The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) is working with Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. (CNRL), one of the major oil sands producers in Canada and Toronto-based Pond Biofuels Inc. The  $19-million Algal Carbon Conversion (ACC) pilot project aims at proving the commercial viability of […]

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[ More ] July 29th, 2013 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Flue gas-CO2-Sequestration |

Biokerosene from Algae Project

The European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company (EADS) is planning  to build an algae technical center, to produce biokerosene from algae, together with the Technical University of Munich (TUM). The project is being supported by the Bavarian Ministry of Sciences, Research and the Arts. In the so called “AlgenFlugKraft – algae-powered flight project “, the focus of research […]

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[ More ] July 29th, 2013 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Fuel |

Algae International Group secures $5,000,000 from AGS Capital Group

Algae International Group, Inc., a development stage renewable energy company in US, announced that it has signed a $5,000,000 reserve equity financing facility with AGS Capital Group, LLC, a US based specialist investor group, in order to enable growth with financing for its algae cultivation and development project in the State of California. The company is seeking […]

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OriginOil Showcases its Electro Water Separation Technology

New Global Energy, a company in sustainable fish farming , has entered into an agreement with Origin Oil, developer of Electro Water Separation ( Electro Water Seperation is said to rapidly and efficiently remove organic material from large quantities of water without the need for chemicals) The agreement features establishing  a permanent technology showcase of the […]

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[ More ] July 29th, 2013 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

Scientists research B.Brauni codon for biofuel production

An article in the journal Phycologia takes an in-depth look at the genetic structure of a unicellular green alga, Botryococcus braunii, and explores its unique ability to be utilised in the genetic engineering of biofuel development.The research focused on the codon usage, or DNA compatibility, of B. braunii with other species of green algae, five species […]

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[ More ] July 29th, 2013 | 1 Comment | Posted in Algae-Fuel-Research, Research |

Solazyme’s Algal Flour from Algae

The Super Formula to Fight Aging – Its Name is Astaxanthin -Know more Solazyme (SZYM) is testing one another new product from algae, to survive in the algae biofuel industry. The big product that Solazyme is testing and has had approved by food regulators is so-called whole algal flour. This is the residue of crushed algae that […]

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OriginOil feeds its algae using the cleaned sewage water

OriginOil has developed a process to treat liquid sewage at the point of origin and use it to feed and grow algae for fuel. A prototype of the system, known as the Electro Water Separation system, is now installed at an urban algae demonstration site near Paris. Human sewage is first separated into solids and […]

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[ More ] July 22nd, 2013 | No Comments | Posted in Algae Waste Water Treatment |

3rd Algae World Australia , Aug 26-28, 2013 – Adelaide

The third Algae World Australia is going to take place at Adelaide from August 26th to 28th this year.Organized by the Center for Management Technology, this is believed to be a vital industry-event where top executives convene for first hand updates and network with industry leaders.The meet also provides opportunities to visit the labs in […]

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[ More ] July 22nd, 2013 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Events |

7th Annual Algae Biomass Summit, 2013, Sep 30 to Oct 3, Florida

The 7th annual Algae Biomass Summit is taking place on September 30 – October 3, 2013 at the Hilton Orlando in Orlando, Florida. Organized by the Algae Biomass Organization and coproduced by BBI International, this event brings current and future producers of biobased products and energy together with algae crop growers, municipal leaders, technology providers, equipment manufacturers, […]

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[ More ] July 22nd, 2013 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Events, Uncategorized |

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