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Algae Industry Recognizes Budding Researchers

Six students get Young Algae Researcher Award for their contribution to algae biology and engineering research. The awards were presented at the world’s largest gathering of algae industry professionals and academicians, to recognize the exceptional research projects carried out by budding researchers, who discover innovative methods of producing fuel and other products from algae. Researchers […]

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[ More ] September 29th, 2012 | No Comments | Posted in algae biodiesel USA, Algae-Fuel, Algae-Fuel-Research |

SoladieselRD – the First 100% Microbially Derived Renewable Diesel Fuel to be Registered with the EPA

Another feather in Solazyme’s cap! The company’s microbially derived renewable diesel fuel SoladieselRD, has been granted registration by the US-EPA. This registration enables SoladieselRD to be sold commercially either in blended and unblended (R100) forms. Let the Good Fat from Omega-3 Neutralize Your Bad Fat-Know more Solazyme claims that SoladieselRD is the first 100% microbially derived […]

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Synthetic Genomics Acquires 81-acre Site for Testing Innovative Algae Strains

After a considerable interval time there’s an interesting news from Synthetic Genomics! In a recent Press Release synthetic biology expert Craig Venter’s company Synthetic Genomics Inc. (SGI) has announced that the company has  purchased 81 acre site for scale up and testing of newly identified and engineered algal strains. The newly purchased site is located in […]

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US-Navy Going Green

The Navy’s “Great Green Fleet” has decided to continue the use of algae-based biofuels blend in its warships. The fleet of warships fueled by alternative fuels is expected to be deployed by 2016. In another ten years, the Navy will dramatically reduce the use of fossil fuels in its vehicles. For this the Navy will […]

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Algae Ethanol Producer Aquatic BioEnergy Raises $800,000

South Dakota-based algae fuel start-up Aquatic BioEnergy, which is using sea weeds for ethanol production, has raised $800,000 in private equity. The company uses sewer water or CO2 stripped from a power stack to feed the algae. Two years of lab analysis have led to the company’s current pilot facility in Sioux Falls,which employs 45,000 gallons of tank space […]

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OriginOil Files Patents for its Oil & Gas Field Wastewater Cleanup Technologies

OriginOil has filed two patents with the US PTO for its recently developed technology for cleaning up oil and gas field wastewater. The company hopes that its unique technology will find immediate application in oil and gas field wastewater cleanup  and in the long run, it will find a great market potential in industrial wastewater and […]

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Sixth Grader Wins Award for Algae Biofuel Project

David Truilo is just 12 years old. But his concern towards sustainability and environmental protection is appreciable. And that concern has brought him to the first place at the State Science Engineering Fair that took place in Florida. If you know what fetched him the award, you will be surprised. Yes! the kid’s project was […]

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Heliae Breaks Ground on Arizona Demonstration Facility

Algae fuel company Heliae has begun construction at the 20 acres demonstration facility adjacent to Heliae’s Gilbert, Arizona headquarters. The construction is expected to go for 18 months. This facility will showcase the scalability and economics of Heliae’s algae technology platform. According to Frank Mars, the company’s co-founder and chairman, this advancement from R & D […]

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US Air Force Researchers Turn Algae to Fuel

Researchers at the Tyndall Air Force Base see algae biofuels as a promising alternative energy feedstock, as they are working on a multi-million dollar project with the goal of reducing the reliance on foreign fossil fuel supplies. They started working on it three years back, and they are trying to figure out the ways of […]

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Algae Research Fetches Award to UTex Professor

Venkat Raman, Associate Professor at University of Texas at Austin’s Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics has won the Moncrief Grand Challenge Faculty Award for his research on developing computer models for algae-based fuel production. Raman, along with another professor, who is working on improving coastal security, will receive up to $75,000 during the 2012-2013 academic year […]

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Japanese Researcher Converts Algae to Fuel & Food

Kengo Suzuki, who is the Head of R & D of the algae fuel start-up by the name Euglena, located in the premises of Tokyo University, is working on the microalgae Euglena, to check the possibility of using it as a  key source of fuel for powering jet planes in future. He has also made […]

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Algae.Tec Announces Commencement of Commissioning of Shoalhaven One Facility

Algae.Tec, one of the important players in the algae energy industry has announced the commencement of the commissioning of the showcase facility in Shoalhaven One, Australia. According to Roger Stroud, the company’s Executive Chairman, production of biomass will start in early June, as the commissioning process is on track and the facility will take carbon […]

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[ More ] May 11th, 2012 | No Comments | Posted in Algae, Algae-CO2-Capture, Algae-Energy-Companies |

OriginOil and Algasol Collaborate for Developing Integrated Algae Growth and Harvesting System

OriginOil and Algasol Renewables, two major companies in the algae energy industry have entered into an agreement for developing an integrated algae growth and harvesting system. Algasol, which is already working with NASA and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratories plans to bundle its offerings with OriginOil’s Algae Appliance, developed by the company wit the aim of reducing the […]

Share and Enjoy Lists the Most Influential People in US Clean Energy, the online energy news site,whose analysis focuses on Oil and Gas, Alternative Energy and Geopolitics, as a part of its TOP 5 Series, has listed the 5 Most Influential Figures in U.S. Clean Energy. According to, these 5 people are important in shaping and influencing U.S. renewable energy efforts. The main parameters on the basis […]

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Solazyme and Dow Enter into Contingent Global Commercial Offtake Agreement and Concurrently Sign Phase 2 Joint Development Agreement to Accelerate Commercialization of Bio-based Dielectric Insulating Fluids

In a recent press release, algae giant Solazyme has announced that the company has entered into  into a contingent offtake agreement with Dow Chemicals in which Dow has agreed to purchase from Solazyme all of its requirements of non-vegetable microbe-based oils for use in dielectric fluid applications through 2015. Press Release: South San Francisco, Calif. – May 2, […]

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Thailand Power Producer to Utilize CO2 Emissions for Spirulina Production

Ratchaburi Electricity Generating Holding Plc (RATCH), the largest independent power producer of Thailand is hoping to start commercial production of Spirulina using the carbon dioxide emitted from its power plant. The company has been doing research on this for the past two years ans has spent about 70 million baht for the testing phase. According […]

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Algae-Powered Street Lights to Absorb CO2 from Atmosphere

Carbon capture using algae may not be a new idea, but the idea of using algae to power street lights for cutting carbon emissions is certainly innovative. French biochemist Pierre Calleja has developed a street lighting network that operates on a battery that is charged during the day by microalgal photosynthesis aided by sunlight, while […]

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GreenStars to Utilize Waste and Industrial CO2 for Producing Biofuels from Algae

French agricultural research organization the Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA) has launched a 160 million Euro collaborative platform, named “GreenStars”, for producing biofuels and high added value products using  microalgae feeding on nutrients contained in waste and CO2 emitted from industries. INRA has collaborated with 45 partners for this project and it hopes to be […]

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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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