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Algae as an Organic Pest Control Agent

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Diatomaceous Earth (DE) is an organic and natural pest control agent. It consists of fossilized diatoms, which are a type of algae. DE looks like a harmless powder, but its sharp edges damage the exoskeleton of the insect and dehydrate it. Although this is deadly to many insects, it is […]

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[ More ] July 17th, 2009 | 2 Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Products |

Algae Project Faces Difficulty in Procuring Land

You are at: Oilgae Blog. The final application for the U.S. Department of Energy loan guarantee to be used in Project Green, also known as the Saline Green Project, has been submitted, said Hunter.In his report to the board, Executive Director Roy Hunter gave updates on the projects he has been working to bring to […]

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OriginOil’s Comments on Exxon’s $600M Investment on Algae

You are at: Oilgae Blog. OriginOil Inc, the developer of a breakthrough technology to transform algae, the most promising source of renewable oil, into a true competitor to petroleum, commented on today’s announcement by Exxon Mobil (ExxonMobil) of a long-term partnership with algae research company, Synthetic Genomics. In other remarks, Riggs Eckelberry said: “Our own […]

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[ More ] July 15th, 2009 | 1 Comment | Posted in Algae-Energy-Investments |

Algaepower Uses Cattle Waste to Grow Algae for Fuel

You are at: Oilgae Blog. The cow’s manure from the Blue Spruce Farm in Bridport is used to produce power through the digester at the south side of the barns and some of the liquid manure has also been sent over to a mini greenhouse for growing algae. A company called algaepower is growing algae […]

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Exxon to Invest Millions to Make Fuel from Algae

You are at: Oilgae Blog. The Oil giant Exxon Mobile to plans to announce an investment of $600 million in producing liquid transportation fuels from algae. The biofuel effort involves a partnership with Synthetic Genomics, a biotechnology company founded by the genomics pioneer J.Craig Venter. “Algae is the ultimate biological system using sunlight to capture […]

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Senator Murray Announces $2 Million for Clean Energy Research on Algae Biofuels

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Press Release: Wednesday, July 8, 2009 (WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Today, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-Wash.), a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced that she has included $2 million for clean energy algae biofuels research at Washington State University in the fiscal year 2010 Energy and Water Development Appropriations […]

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[ More ] July 13th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Biodiesel, Algae-Energy-Companies |

Mark Capron of PODenergy gets Methane from Seaweed

You are at: Oilgae Blog. The marine engineer expert Mark Capron of PODenergy has a related but different scheme. His plan is to establish giant “forests” of kelp seaweed at the surface of the ocean. These would be harvested and placed into plastic “stomachs” – essentially large plastic bags – suspended in the sea. Natural […]

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[ More ] July 13th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Methane |

China Enters Algae Energy Business in a Big Way

You are at: Oilgae Blog. China is starting to get into the bio-algae market in a big way; with Chinese innovation group ENN making large investments in algae bioreactors to help sequestrate carbon from China’s coal fired power plants. The 24,000 employee, 4 US$billion company, is heavily involved in the energy business and developing technology […]

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The Pentagon Tries Algae Fuel For Military Vehicles

You are at: Oilgae Blog. The Pentagon is reportedly funding research that could result in some of its vehicles being powered by algae-based biofuel. A Press report notes that the University of Utah has received government funds to develop a biofuel that would cost under $3 per gallon while providing up to 50 million gallons […]

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US Biofuels to Produce 50 million gallon of Algae biodiesel

You are at: Oilgae Blog. US Biofuels, Inc, a CA based company is setting to launch major green fuel production with recent gains of twelve greenhouses expanding over eight acres in size. Each greenhouse will be used for the purpose of growing algae in a closed system, using the photobioreactor process for the production of […]

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Waltham Technologies To Grow Algae in Waste Water From Breweries

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Massachusetts-based Waltham Technologies thinks it has the potential to break into the California wine industry, cleaning its waste water and producing biodiesel with a special breed of blue-green algae. The company thinks it could make enough biodiesel for a brewery or winery to run its process as well as some […]

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University of Antofagasta & Chilean Companies to Enter Algae Biodiesel Research

You are at: Oilgae Blog. A news article in fis.com entitled “Microalgae-based biodiesel production to begin by 2014” reveals about chile’s interest in microalgae based fuel production. The University of Antofagasta and some companies in Chile are trying to commercialize microalgae based biodiesel. A total investment of $7.5 million is slated for this project. See […]

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Seambiotic & NASA Plans to Produce Algae Aviation Fuel

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Seambiotic, a global leader in the development and production of marine microalgae for the nutraceutical and biofuel industries, has announced that its U.S. subsidiary, Seambiotic USA, has entered into an agreement with NASA Glenn Research Center to develop an on-going collaborative R&D program for optimization of open-pond microalgae growth processes. […]

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[ More ] July 6th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Uncategorized |

Garden State Ethanol Plans for Algae to Ethanol Biofuel Plant

You are at: Oilgae Blog. New Jersey-based Garden State Ethanol has selected a landfill site in Woodbine, Philadelphia, for the location of a $200 million (€142 million) biofuel plant that would use more than 100 bioreactor tanks to convert algae into ethanol and biodiesel oil. Garden State Ethanol is currently seeking funds for the project. […]

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[ More ] July 3rd, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies, Algae-Ethanol |

CEHMM Algae Biofuels Project Goes Commercial

You are at: Oilgae Blog. The Center of Excellence for Hazardous Materials Management moved its Algae Biofuels Project from pilot scale to the commercial demonstration level. This facility is located on the grounds of the New Mexico State University Agriculture Science Center south of Artesia. This phase of the project expects to be in full […]

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[ More ] July 3rd, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Biodiesel, Algae-Energy-Companies |

Ag-Oil uses Continuous Flow Technology Developed by UEE to Produce Biodiesel

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Ag-Oil will develop a state-of-the-art biofuel refinery and a commercial scale oilseed processing facility on their existing Jatropha plantation. This project has the potential to yield an annual capacity of 15 million gallons of bio-diesel while utilizing production equipment which easily processes multiple feedstocks. “The continuous flow technology – A […]

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[ More ] July 1st, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies, Algae-Fuel-Research |

Algae Fuel Research by Donald Danforth Plant Science Center & The Washington University

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Researchers at two centers in St. Louis are gearing up to launch five-year research programs on algae, backed by U.S. DOE grants. The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center received $15 million and Washington University $20 million from the DOE’s fund for Energy Frontier Research Centers. A total of 46 centers […]

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[ More ] July 1st, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Fuel-Research, Algae-Strains |

CPI and Arup to try Algae Based Carbon-di-oxide Sequestration

You are at: Oilgae Blog. The Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) in Redcar has linked up with engineering giant Arup by growing algae, which naturally draws in carbon dioxide, and using it to produce environmentally friendly products. Both CPI and Arup believe the plant, which could also produce a rich compost and a non-chemical soil […]

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Milking Diatoms for Sustainable Energy

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Along with colleagues from the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore, Dr. Richard Gordon argues in a new paper, titled “Milking Diatoms for Sustainable Energy,” that diatoms – a type of algae found in oceans and lakes – could even be engineered to secrete gasoline directly. Gordon and his scientist […]

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Solix to Start Algae Fuel Demo Facility in Colorado

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Solix Biofuels is adding another $1.3 million to its Series A financing round, and announcing plans to start a commercial-scale demonstration of its technology within two months in southwestern Colorado. These new funds bringing the company’s total Series A to $16.8 million — come from international investment group Shanghai Alliance […]

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[ More ] July 1st, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-CO2-Capture, Algae-Energy-Companies |

Dow chemical company is teaming up with Algenol to Build Algae-to-Ethanol plant

You are at: Oilgae Blog. The Dow Chemical Company is planning to team up with Algenol Biofuels to build and operate an algae-based integrated bio-refinery to produce ethanol. Algenol submitted a formal request for a grant from the US Department of Energy last week with the intention of building a refinery that would be based […]

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[ More ] July 1st, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

Algenol Use Algae to Turn CO2 to Ethanol

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Dow Chemical and Algenol Biofuels, a start-up company, are set to announce Monday that they will build a demonstration plant that, if successful, would use algae to turn carbon dioxide into ethanol as a vehicle fuel or an ingredient in plastics. Algenol grows algae in “bioreactors,” troughs covered with flexible […]

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[ More ] June 30th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

Seaweed Could Provide the Sustainable ’Green’ Fuel of the Future

You are at: Oilgae Blog. The tripartite BioMara bio-marine energy research project will be spearheaded by marine scientists based in Ireland, the North and Scotland.They will investigate on converting seaweed and other plant algae into fuel as an alternative to the use of food crops to produce bio-fuels. Addressing stakeholders at the Northern Ireland Science […]

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[ More ] June 19th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Cultivation-Marine, Algae-Fuel-Research |

Philippines’ Quest for Biodiesel from Microalgae Starts at UPLB

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Professor Emeritus Milagros R. Martinez-Goss of the University of the Philippines Los Baños has got the approval of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) – Philippine Council for Aquatic and Marine Resources Research and Development (PCAMRD) for funding her proposal to mass cultivate freshwater microalgae for biodiesel feedstock. With […]

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[ More ] June 18th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Fuel-Research |

Navy Tests Alternative Fuels for Jets and Ships

You are at: Oilgae Blog. A team of chemists at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md., is testing alternative fuel formulas using items such as algae, weeds, animal fats and liquefied coal. Their goal is to create an alternative version of today’s jet fuel, known as JP-5, which could be easily transported and burned by […]

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[ More ] June 17th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Aviation-Fuel, Algae-Biodiesel |