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70,000 Liters of Spirulina Produced at GNE Algae Production Facility

In a Press Release World Health Energy Holdings Inc. (WHEN) has announced that GNE’s algae production facility has successfully grown and harvested 70,000 liters of Spirulina Biomass using the proprietary GB 3000 algae growth system. WHEN recently acquired GNE–India with the distribution and licensing rights to a unique and innovative system to grow algae for […]

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First Military Aircraft to Fly on Algae-based Jet Fuel – Credit Goes to Solazyme!

Finally the day has come! Algae fuels tested in a military aircraft! In a Press Release, Solazyme has announced that the US Navy successfully demonstrated Solazyme’s 100% algal-derived jet fuel, Solajet(R) HRJ-5, in an MH-60S Seahawk helicopter test flight in a 50/50 blend with petroleum-derived jet fuel. This is the first defense aircraft in history […]

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[ More ] June 21st, 2011 | 1 Comment | Posted in Algae-Aviation-Fuel |

Philippines to Explore the Algae Fuel World

The Government of Philippines is investigating the possibilities of using algae as a biofuel feedstock in the country. The Department of Agriculture (DA) of Philippines is in talks with renowned algae experts regarding the same. The DA – Bureau of Agricultural Research (BAR) called together the algae fuel experts for a preliminary consultation meeting which […]

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[ More ] June 20th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae, algae oil production, Algae-Biodiesel |

Researcher Develops High-Quality Algae Biodiesel

Marc Veillette, a researcher from the Sherbrooke University, Canada is attempting to develop a new good-quality biodiesel from the algae isolated from St. Lawrence River. Veillette states that the algae grows well naturally in the St. Lawrence estuary and is able to produce good-quality biodiesel, owing to its special characteristics. The fuel doesn’t crystallize quickly […]

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[ More ] June 20th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Fuel-Research |

Algae Going to Make Airplanes Fly in Future

As there has been a constant increase in the price of oil and aviation fuels, the need of the hour is to find a suitable cheap alternative. It’s obvious, algae biofuel is the best choice. Algae biofuels meet the strict jet fuel regulations. Boeing has tested algae fuels in its aircraftsand found it to be […]

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[ More ] June 18th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Aviation-Fuel |

United States’ Defense Vehicles to be Powered by Algae-derived Fuels Soon

As there is a growing concern for environmental, many countries are actively supporting the projects on renewable energy. The United States of America is no exception. Algae biofuels are getting considerable recognition in the US these days. No wonder the US president supports algae based biofuels as an alternative to the conventional fossil fuels. Interestingly […]

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[ More ] June 18th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in algae biodiesel USA |

Algae Bioenergy Solutions, a Georgia based algae to fuel company, to Use Algae in Place of Soybean Oil

Algae Bioenergy Solutions (ABS), LLC, a Georgia-based algae-to-fuel company is planning to start its algae biofuel production the beginning of July. Chuck Pardue, the president of the parent company Green Valley Biofuels has announced that the algae project will open on July 15 at its Dixon Airline Road facility. According to Pardue the location will […]

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[ More ] June 17th, 2011 | 1 Comment | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

New Low Cost, Space Saving Bioreactor , that can Double as a PBR, with Efficient and User-Friendly Interfaces for Control Over the Photosynthetic Parameters like Lighting, Motion, pH Value, and Temperature, Launched

Now, it’s possible to get an all-in-one controlled bioreactor in half the price of a traditional bioreactor! Got excited? Cole-Parmer, a supplier of laboratory and industrial fluid handling products, instrumentation, and equipments has introduced a new bioreactor named IKA BR 10 Bioreactor. The bioreactor is best suited for the cultivation of photosynthetic organisms like algae, […]

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[ More ] June 16th, 2011 | 1 Comment | Posted in Algae-Photobioreactor |

BioProcess Algae Confirms VG Energy’s Lipid Enhancement Technology in the First Phase

VG Energy’s Lipid Enhancement Technology receives independent confirmation from BioProcess Algae, LLC, whose initial laboratory studies have verified the increase in yields of algae oils following treatment with VG Energy’s Metabolic Disruption Technology (MDT) additives. These test studies makes possible the use of VG’s proprietary technology in the large-scale commercial production of biofuels as well […]

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[ More ] June 13th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

ASTM Approves the Use of Algae Biofuels in Passenger Airlines

The Air Transport Association of America, Inc. (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines commended the ASTM International Committee on Petroleum Products and Lubricants for approving a new jet fuel specification that will further enable the use of sustainable alternative fuels in aviation. According to ATA, airlines have gained technical approval to […]

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[ More ] June 13th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Aviation-Fuel |

Baltimore to Grow Algae in Sewage Treatment Plant for Biofuels

Black River Plant, a sewage treatment plant in Baltimore City burns methane from sewage to generate electricity. Now an agreement has been approved by the Board of Estimates on the use of CO2 from the waste treatment plant for the cultivation of algae for the production of biofuels. Know All about Algae-based Waste Water Treatment […]

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[ More ] June 10th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Wastewater-Treatment |

Algae Production Calculation Made Easy

Now it’s very simple to calculate the algae production. Yes! There’s an app even for calculating the algae oil production. The Agricultural and Food Policy Center at Texas A&M has a free “Algae Production Conversion Calculator” to help with producing algae crops. The app is free via the iTunes app store. There is also a […]

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[ More ] June 6th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Oil-Yield |

IBP Receives Patent for Low-Cost Algae Production System

Independence Bio-Products (IBP) has received a patent for a low-cost open-pond system for producing algae for biofuels and animal feeds system year-round, regardless of climate or season. IBP’s system uses heat recovered from power plants and other manufacturing facilities to maintain water temperatures within precise temperature ranges that optimize algae production. The patent provides description […]

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[ More ] June 6th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Oil-Companies |

Algae – The Perfect Choice for CO2 Capture

Algae-based CO2 capture and the subsequent production of biofuels is a practicable way of reducing the emission of the green house gas in the atmosphere. Professor Michael Aresta, a specialist in CO2 utilization studies, at the sustainable research conference in Barcelona, stated that CO2 capture could be used in a far better way for the […]

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[ More ] June 6th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Carbon-Capture |

Researchers Looking for Algae-based Aviation Fuels

Scientists at National Research Council Canada are looking for the ways for growing algae on an industrial scale to produce aviation fuels. According to Patrick McGinn, the project lead, algae-based biofuel technologies hold a great promise for their use in aviation industry. He added that though algae are produced in a large scale in some […]

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[ More ] June 3rd, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Fuel-Research |

5th International Algae Congress – Microalgae and Aquatic Biomass

The European Society of Microalgal Biotechnology (ESMB), the DLG e.V. (German Agricultural Society) and DLG BENELUX from the Netherlands organize the 5th International Algae Congress in Berlin on December 1-2, 2011. There will be interactive presentations on Aquatic Biomass BioFuels & By-products Production Systems Scale & Economics BioRefinery Concepts Genetic Engineering vs. Strain Collection Sustainable […]

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[ More ] June 1st, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Events |

Algae Facility for Wastewater Treatment

A pilot scale algae facility in Olgergen, Holland is looking for ways to use algae cultivation as a means to treat wastewater. The project, which is being developed by Ingrepro Renewables, is accommodated in Waterstromen bv, a water treatment facility that treats municipal wastewater and wastewater sourced from a nearby potato processing plant. Richard Haarhuis, […]

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Algae Fuel Business in the Boom

Now, Solazyme has become the world’s first billion-dollar algae fuel maker with a whooping 15% increase in its issue price on its stock market debut. The company is also under development agreement with Quantas to pursue a potential algae-based jet fuel. It is noteworthy to mention that though the algae based fuel developing technologies are […]

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[ More ] May 30th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

Algae Fuel Experiment Goes to Space

Algae fuel experiment of two students is chosen to be carried out aboard the space shuttle Atlantis. Kyle Chapo and Isaac Wells, two students from the Nebraska-based Lincoln Zoo School, a science focus program, will carry out experiments on algae oil production, simultaneously astronauts will be doing the same aboard Atlantis. The experiment was chosen […]

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[ More ] May 27th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Fuel-Research |

Researchers Induce Algae to Produce Hydrogen

“Algae are not interested in producing hydrogen, but we persuade them to do it”, say researchers at MIT. Scientists at MIT, Tel Aviv University and US NREL scientists claim that they have found a way to use algae to produce four times more hydrogen than usual. Many algae use sunlight and water to produce hydrogen, […]

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[ More ] May 26th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Fuel-Research |

New International Algae Biofuel Project Launched

An international project on algal biofuels named, BIOfuel From Algae Technologies (BIOFAT) is launched. The project is supported by nine partners based in seven countries and the goal is to show that ethanol, biodiesel and Bioproducts all could be produced at large scale from algae. Using the algorefinery – a facility that can produce high-value […]

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[ More ] May 25th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Fuel-Research |

Extreme Biodiesel – Contract with an Algae Oil Company for Production of Algae Biodiesel

Extreme Biodiesel, a wholly owned subsidiary of BookMerge Technology, an alternative fuel and recycling company, has contracted with an Algae Oil Company to produce biodiesel from algae oil for a “million mile test” for a major trucking company. Extreme Biodiesel has been working with the Algae Oil Company for two years on establishing procedures for […]

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

OriginOil Receives Order for Large-Scale Algae Extraction System from MBD Energy

OriginOil, Inc. has received a firm order for a large-scale algae extraction system from MBD Energy, Ltd. The order follows recent collaborative trials of OriginOil’s equipment focused on optimizing capacity to handle large volumes of algae continuously. The new system on order is one of the largest next-generation extraction systems of its kind in the […]

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[ More ] May 24th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

Young Minds Rock in Algae Biofuels Research

About a month ago, a ninth-grader in Russia won an award for her research project on photobioreactor design for algae cultivation. And this is the time for an eleventh grader. Moaaz Rashad, a Grade 11 student at Regina’s Huda School in, Ontario, Canada won a 2011 Manning Innovation Achievement Award at the Canada-Wide Science Fair. […]

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[ More ] May 21st, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Fuel-Research |

Fluid Imaging Technologies – MoU with BARD Holding, Inc. for Strategic Partnership

Here is a Press Release from Fluid Imaging Technologies regarding the Memorandum of Understanding with BARD Holding Inc. FLUID IMAGING TECHNOLOGIES, INC. ENTERS INTO A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH ALGAE TO BIOFUEL TECHNOLOGY FIRM BARD HOLDING, INC. FOR STRATEGIC SUPPLY PARTNERSHIP Yarmouth, ME –     Fluid Imaging Technologies, Inc. of Yarmouth, Maine, USA, today […]

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[ More ] May 19th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

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