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Washington State Algae Alliance

You are at: Oilgae Blog. The Washington State Algae Alliance, comprised of bioscience firm Targeted Growth, Inc. (TGI), Inventure Chemical (Inventure) and Washington State University (WSU), will benefit from $2 million in funding through WSU as part of the 2010 Senate Energy and Water Development appropriations bill. U.S. Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) was instrumental in […]

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OriginOil in the Hottest Biofuel Company Listing

You are at: Oilgae Blog. OriginOil Inc. of Los Angeles has been listed as one of the 50 hottest biofuel companies in the world. OriginOil was chosen out of a field of more than 1,400 companies worldwide, working in algae, ethanol, renewable diesel and biobutanol. Biofuels Digest, the most widely read daily biofuels newsletter in […]

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[ More ] December 7th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

The National Algae Association’s Mid-South Chapter Workshop

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Press Release The National Algae Association’s Mid-South Chapter workshop “Algae: Exploring Open Pond Production Opportunities, ”  which brought top experts in open pond production together with catfish pond owners, investors and algaepreneurs to learn from each other and fast-track commercial-scale algae open pond production for energy, animal feedstock, organic fertilizer and […]

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[ More ] December 7th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

US Government Picks 19 Biofuel Projects to Get $564 Million

You are at: Oilgae Blog. The U.S. government on Friday said 19 biofuel refinery projects have been selected to receive up to $564 million to enhance the development of advanced biofuels using biomass feedstocks. The funding includes $25 million to Honeywell’s UOP subsidiary, $24.8 million to Archer Daniels Midland, $21.8 million to Solazyme and $50 […]

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[ More ] December 7th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Investments |

Key Role for Ancient Protein in Algae Photosynthesis

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Krishna Niyogi, a biologist with Berkeley Lab and UC Berkeley, led the discovery that an ancient light harvesting protein, LHCSR, functions as a molecular “dimmer switch” that helps prevent green algae from absorbing too much sunlight during photosynthesis and suffering oxidation damage as a consequence. See more By the way, […]

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[ More ] November 29th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Strains |

Algae Biofuel Production in Southern Chile

You are at: Oilgae Blog. United States corporation Bio Architecture Lab (BAL) has founded a subsidiary, BAL Chile, through which the company has already begun cultivating 100 hectares of seaweed on the island of Chiloé, with the aim of producing bio-fuel. BAL developed micro-organisms that trigger a fermentation process in the algae, which in turn […]

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[ More ] November 29th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies, Algae-Energy-Investments |

NASA Launches with Algae Systems on Eve Of COP 15: Carbon-negative Fuel from Sewage and CO2

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Press release As several industrialized nations rush to dampen the expectations of Copenhagen, NASA has launched a new mission. The payload: Algae Systems – a new company started by NASA engineers and seasoned biofuel industry veterans to launch a profitable global solution for reducing greenhouse gases. Algae Systems: Producing Carbon-Negative […]

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Algae Biofuel Firm Solix Raises Funds

You are at: Oilgae Blog. In July, Colorado-based Solix Biofuel raised USD16.8m in a Series A funding round from investors including Shanghai Alliance Investment,I2BF Venture Capital and Valero Energy. Solix is building a pilot facility in partnership with Southern Ute Alternative Energy. The first phase will be completed next year and will include four acres of […]

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[ More ] November 26th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Investments |

SRS’ New Algae Extraction Pilot Plant Placed in Operation

You are at: Oilgae Blog. SRS’ Pilot Plant for algae oil extraction allows SRS to support clients who do not have their own extraction facilities by offering toll processing of large quantities of algae. SRS also has a benchtop system which allows for screening of small samples to identify the true oil (lipid) content of […]

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[ More ] November 26th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae Oil Extraction, Algae-Energy-Companies |

PetroAlgae Collaborates with Indian Oil

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Florida-based PetroAlgae Inc. is collaborating with India’s largest company to develop algae strains and technology to suit Indian conditions. PetroAlgae’s subsidiary PA LLC recently signed a memorandum of understanding with Indian Oil Company Ltd. to build a pilot plant meant to demonstrate the commercial viability of the company’s technology. “A […]

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[ More ] November 26th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

Soley Biotechnology’s Business Briefs from Biodiesel Magazine

You are at: Oilgae Blog. The Soley Biotechnology Institute is offering samples of algae oil on its Web site, and offering microalgae oil for sale for $0.418 per liter. The company described the source as heterotrophic microalgae grown in a pyramid photobioreactor. The fatty acid profile offered on the Web site indicates the oil is […]

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[ More ] November 26th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Uncategorized |

Solazyme Taps Michael S. Golembieski as Senior Vice President

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Solazyme, Inc., welcomes Michael S. Golembieski to the management team as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Nutritionals. Golembieski will be responsible for growing Solazyme’s global food and feed ingredient business for renewable oils, purified microalgae, and microalgae extracts. Golembieski is a recognized growth and development expert in the […]

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[ More ] November 25th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

The Chesapeake Algae Project – ChAP

You are at: Oilgae Blog. The College of William and Mary and its Virginia Institute of Marine Science have formed a collaborative research initiative to investigate a promising new technology to produce biofuel from the algae growing naturally in rivers and the Chesapeake Bay. The enterprise, called ChAP—the Chesapeake Algae Project—is an integrated research approach […]

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[ More ] November 23rd, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Biodiesel, Algae-Cultivation-Sewage |

Replenish, A Micro-algae Based Fuel Program Wins Cleantech Business Competition

You are at: Oilgae Blog. The Cleantech Open is a business competition created to find, fund and foster startup clean technology companies. Winnders were announced this week at the annual Cleantech Open Expo and Awards Gala in San Francisco. Dubbed the “Academy Awards of Clean Technology,” the event marks the grand finale of the Cleantech […]

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[ More ] November 23rd, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies, Algae-Energy-Investments |

Aquaflow Links with Chinese Company to grow Algae

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Marlborough bio-energy entrepreneur Aquaflow Bionomic Corporation, has teamed up with a Chinese company Greenleaf Environmental of Sichuan. The companies are investigating sites in China for the Blenheim-based company’s patented approach to growing wild algae in sewage ponds to clean up the waste, and refine the algae for biodiesel. See more […]

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[ More ] November 23rd, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Cultivation-Sewage, Algae-Energy-Companies |

ASU Scientists Receive Innovator of the Year award

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Press release: Two Arizona State University scientists who started their work with algae more than 25 years ago were recognized with the Innovator of the Year-Academia award at the 2009 Governor’s Celebration of Innovation event held Nov. 19 at the Orpheum Theater in Phoenix. Professors Qiang Hu and Milton Sommerfeld […]

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[ More ] November 21st, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Fuel-Research |

An Algae Farmer from Prince George County

You are at: Oilgae Blog. In Prince George County, in a town called Spring Grove, Jes Sprouse is one of those looking to build an algae business. Sprouse has developed a patent-pending process to convert algae into fuel. He is just one player in a nationwide race to create a viable biofuel from algae. But […]

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

Wastewater Grown Algae to Bio-crude Oil Demonstration Project

You are at: Oilgae Blog. The Minister of Energy Hon Gerry Brownlee will open the largest wastewater algae to bio-crude oil demonstration project in the world this week. The project combines NIWA’s scientific expertise on advanced wastewater treatment and algal production pond technology with Solray’s bio-crude oil conversion technology and is hosted by Christchurch City […]

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The Linde Group and Algenol Biofuels Joins to develop Algae-based Carbon dioxide Capture Technology.

You are at: Oilgae Blog. The Linde Group and the US company Algenol Biofuels LLC have agreed to collaborate in a joint development project to identify the optimum management of carbon dioxide (CO2) and oxygen (O2) for Algenol’s algae and photobioreactor technology. The research collaboration builds on a process developed by Algenol Biofuels and other […]

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[ More ] November 19th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Carbon-Capture |

Growing Algae in Acre-sized Platforms in Ocean

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Kansas State University engineer Wenquiao Yuan and his colleague think that growing algae on floating, acre-sized platforms in the ocean could dramatically reduce expenses associated with algae oil production by providing free sources of sunlight, nutrients, controlled temperature and water. Unless the platform can grow algae several millimeters thick, it […]

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[ More ] November 19th, 2009 | 2 Comments | Posted in Algae-Cultivation-Marine, Algae-Fuel-Research |

The 7th Asia-Pacific Conference on Algal Biotechnology

You are at: Oilgae Blog. The 7th Asia-Pacific Conference on Algal Biotechnology will be held in New Delhi, India from December 1-4,2009.This conference is being organized once in every three years in different Asia–Pacific Region. Previous meetings were held at Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Thailand, China and Philippines. Major Topics Covered are Algal Biofuels – […]

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

Algae Biofuel Workshop 2010

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Growdiesel Climate Care Council invites participants to the International Workshop on Algae Biofuels to be held on 12th & 13th April 2010 in India. The workshop is focused on next generation of Biofuels using Algae as the main feedstock. The summit offers an opportunity for investors, entrepreneurs, Biofuel companies, renewable […]

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[ More ] November 17th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Uncategorized |

Algae Turned Into a Hydrogen Source

You are at: Oilgae Blog. A team of researchers from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and Oak Ridge National Laboratory showed that photosynthesis may function as that clean, sustainable source of hydrogen. The team, led by Barry Bruce, a professor of biochemistry and cellular and molecular biology at UT Knoxville, found that the inner machinery […]

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[ More ] November 16th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Products, Algae-Hydrogen |

DOE to Accelerate Algae-based Biofuel Development

You are at: Oilgae Blog. To assess the current state of algae technology and determine the next steps toward commercialization of algal biofuel processes, the DOE is developing the National Algal Biofuels Technology Roadmap, which will be ready for publication in late December. Reed said major areas in algae that should be focused on are […]

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[ More ] November 16th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Investments |

Simply Green Biofuels, A New Algae Fuel Company in New Hampshire

You are at: Oilgae Blog. A New Hampshire company, Simply Green Biofuels, hopes to use sewage as the feedstock for oil-producing algae. Simply Green currently re-purposes waste vegetable oil from restaurants into biodiesel. Processing oil-producing algae into fuel is just an extension of what they already do, which is why they have partnered with Clean […]

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[ More ] November 16th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

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