Comprehensive Algae Fuels Report

A detailed report on all aspects of the algae fuel value chain, the Comprehensive Oilgae Report will be of immense help to those who are on the threshold of investing in algae biofuels. More »

Algae-based Wastewater Treatment

Compiled by a diverse team of experts, with experience in scientific and industrial fields, the Comprehensive Report for Wastewater Treatment Using Algae is the first report that provides in-depth analysis and insights on this important field. It uses innumerable data and information from a wide variety of expert sources and market studies, and distills these inputs and data into intelligence and a roadmap that you can use. More »

Comprehensive Guide for Algae-based Carbon Capture

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Comprehensive Report on Attractive Algae Product Opportunities

The report provides an overview of the wide range of non-fuel applications of algae – both current and future prospects. It will provide entrepreneurs with an idea of how to derive more benefits from their algal energy ventures. The report provides detailed case studies, success stories and factoids of companies that have been involved in the algae products venture More »

Comprehensive Castor Oil Report

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Algae: The New Oil

Press Release: Learn about growing, harvesting and extraction Co-Sponsored by National Algae Association and BARD HOLDING June 17, 2010 BARD Holding 1 Ben Fairless Drive, Fairless Hills, PA 19030 Algae oil is renewable, does not affect the food channel and consumes CO2.  Come learn about algae oil as a potential feedstock to help biodiesel producers become self-sustainable.  It’s one solution […]

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[ More ] May 20th, 2010 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies, Algae-Energy-Events |

5 Issues with Algae Fuels Written by Robert Rapier

Here are 5 issues with Algae fuels that are covered in the book on jatropha and algae as fuel sources by Robert Rapier. 1. The present cost of algae production from open ponds is too high to make fuel production economically viable. 2. Photobioreactors (PBRs) are too expensive. 3. The energy inputs into the algae […]

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[ More ] May 17th, 2010 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Fuel-Research |

NAA and AIM Announce Algae Innovation Awards

Press Release With an eye toward young talent leading the future of algaebioenergy development, the National Algae Association, in cooperation with Algae Industry Magazine, announces the launch of the Algae Innovation Awards, a scholarship competition for innovative university microbiology and engineering students as well as for high school science students. Scholarships will be awarded for […]

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[ More ] May 17th, 2010 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

U.S. Symposium on Microalgae for Bioenergy and Other Applications

Press Release You can submit an abstract for oral presentation at the “First Canada-US Symposium on Microalgae for Bioenergy and Other Applications” The purpose of this symposium is to bring together expertise from industry, government and academic research and present leading edge technologies and ideas around this very important and relevant topic. The registration is […]

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[ More ] May 17th, 2010 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Events |

Beckons Ties Up with Water and Oil Technologies Inc

Beckons Industries Ltd has entered into agreement with Water and Oil Technologies Inc, USA. In a statement issued on Tuesday said both the companies plan to commercilise BIL technology of photobioreactor for algae growing and WOT technology of harvesting and downstream processing of algae products such as oil, protein, carbohydrates and antioxi dants. These projects […]

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[ More ] May 16th, 2010 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

Valero Partners with Algae-Based Fuel Company Algenol

Valero Energy Corporation, one of the largest US oil refiners, took another step into the alternative fuel space by forming a joint venture with algae-to-fuel company Algenol Biofuels Inc. The companies did not disclose how much Valero will invest in the algae technology. They said they will explore combining Algenol’s Direct to Ethanol® technology with […]

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Aquaflow Nabs Another Big US Deal

Nelson-based biofuels entrepreneur Aquaflow Bionomic Corporation says it has picked up another role in a multi-million dollar American project involving the United States government’s interest in algae-based fuels. Aquaflow will collaborate, as a co-funding partner, with the United States Gas Technology Institute (GTI) on an advanced biomass conversion technology programme worth $US3.1 million ($NZ4.2m), which […]

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[ More ] May 11th, 2010 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

The Algae Powered Airship

This vertical hybrid aircraft is fuelled by algae bio-fuel harvested from the floating organic ocean farms powered by seaweed with a combination of inflatable photovoltaic cells and wind propellers utilized as a supplementary renewable energy source. The algae farm is also an organic purifying station taking in carbon dioxide delivered by ships and processed by […]

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[ More ] May 9th, 2010 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Fuel-Research |

Algae the ‘Green’ Alternative for Improving Water Quality

According to an Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientist, algae could be put to use right away to remove nitrogen and phosphorus in livestock manure runoff. That could give resource managers a new eco-friendly option for reducing the level of agricultural  pollutants that contaminate water quality in the Chesapeake Bay. Microbiologist Walter Mulbry works at the […]

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[ More ] May 9th, 2010 | No Comments | Posted in Uncategorized |

National Algae Association Conference April 29-30, 2010

Press Release National Algae Association Conference is less than a week away! Don’t miss exciting announcements by Dr. Brian Goodall, CEO of BioCentric Energy, and by Riggs Eckelberry, CEO of OriginOil, along with an update by Ron Pate on Recovery Act funding opportunities, in addition to new and innovative information and updates on cell research, […]

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[ More ] April 27th, 2010 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies, Algae-Fuel-Research |

Oilgae Club – Network for Algae Fuel Business and Research

It was just about two months back that we started the Oilgae Club. The idea was to enable increased interactions between the thousands of visitors who access the Oilgae web site every week. (Oilgae gets about 2500 unique visitors every day). Since the launch, the Club has grown in strength and we have over 250 […]

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[ More ] April 21st, 2010 | No Comments | Posted in Uncategorized |

Algaepreneurs Collaborating and Forming Strategic Alliances at the National Algae Association Conference

Press Release Early Registration for April 29-30 Conference Ends This Week! Ron Pate of Sandia National Laboratories, who is currently on task assignment in Washington, DC with the Department of Energy’s Office of Biomass Program, will speak about ‘Algae Biofuels from the DOE/EERE Perspective’ at the NAA conference on April 29-30, and Kevin Drumm of SRS will provide an […]

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[ More ] April 17th, 2010 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

Algae Bioreactor Project by Fluid Imaging Technologies & BioMarine Fuels

Fluid Imaging Technologies, Inc. has confirmed that its FlowCAM imaging particle analyser will be a key component in a groundbreaking algae-to-biofuel research and commercial development project engineered and built by BioMarine Fuels Inc. The project focuses on the production of algal biomass in a patent-pending, closed photobioreactor system, or SolarMagnatro. The FlowCAM, which combines rapid […]

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Aquentium To Hold Open House Regarding Their Waste to Energy and Algae Biofuel Alternative Energy Projects

Press release Aquentium, Inc. announced that the company will be holding an open house on Tuesday April 20, from 5-8pm at the company offices in Perris, California to discuss their current waste-to-energy and algae biofuel alternative energy projects. Aquentium has recently signed a power purchase agreement to provide electricity to a municipality in the Shandong […]

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[ More ] April 17th, 2010 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

CO2 Emissions from Cement Plant to Produce Biomass

Pond Biofuels plans to capture a cement plant’s carbon emissions to grow and harvest high-value biomass from algae, reports Inhabitat. The nutrient-rich algae will be used to fuel the cement plant’s kilns and truck fleet. Pond Biofuels plans to use some of that generated CO2 by growing algae next to Ontario’s St. Mary’s cement plant. […]

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[ More ] April 17th, 2010 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-CO2-Capture |

Algae Could Grow Into A Biofuels Leader

A report from cleantech research firm Greener Dawn on the sector says most algael biofuels firms working on products now expect to get 4,000 to 6,000 gallons of fuel per acre. Joule’s Sims says his firm joule Biotechnologies is targeting annual output of 15,000 gallons per acre. “This is several orders of magnitude larger than […]

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[ More ] April 17th, 2010 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

NAA Algae/Wastewater Connection Workshop A Resounding Success!

Press Release NAA Mid-South Chapter’s Huntsville, AL workshop entitled, “Algae: Mining Wastewater for Nutrients, Fuel, and Fertilizer” was well attended by a wide mix of attendees who came from all parts of the country. Presenters included Dr. Aron Stubbins of VCERC, Dr. Kim Jones, CEO of Alganomics, LLC, Dr. Michael Baran of CFA Enterprises, Hydromentia’s […]

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[ More ] April 9th, 2010 | No Comments | Posted in Uncategorized |

Hydrogen Production Using Nuclear Energy or Algae or Both

Here is an interesting article comparing the potential of algae and nuclear energy for hydrogen production. Link: Hydrogen Production Using Nuclear Energy or Algae or Both

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[ More ] April 8th, 2010 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Hydrogen |

Fluid Imaging Technologies Teams With Biomarine Fuels, Inc. On Groundbreaking Algae Bioreactor Project

Press Release Fluid Imaging Technologies, Inc. of Yarmouth, Maine, USA, today announced that its FlowCAM® imaging particle analyzer will be a key component in a groundbreaking algae-to-biofuel research and commercial development project engineered and built by BioMarine Fuels, Inc. (BMF) of Gulf Breeze, Florida, with other research participants. The FlowCAM, which combines rapid digital imaging […]

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[ More ] April 8th, 2010 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies, Algae-Fuel-Research |

World Biofuel Markets Conference, Mar 15 – 17 @ Amsterdam

World Biofuels Markets is the leading industry networking conference  and exhibition  where, each year, the leaders of the biofuels world convene to meet new customers, suppliers and partners and help drive innovation and business.  Over 4500 high calibre executives from 78 countries have attended WBM to date. The conference will start with a session on […]

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[ More ] April 8th, 2010 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

National Algae Association Announces Additional Speakers for April 29-30 Conference

Press Release Oil is already over $80 a barrel.  Do we need to wait for oil to go to back up to $150 a barrel or more again before we do something? Algaepreneurs are sprouting up all over the US to address this issue. They believe that algae is one solution to help the US get […]

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[ More ] April 8th, 2010 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

Photo-bioreactor for CO2 Sequestration from Combustion Gas Coupled with Wastewater Treatment

Here is an interesting research article entitled “A hollow fiber membrane photo-bioreactor for CO2 sequestration from combustion gas coupled with wastewater treatment: a process engineering approach” by researchers from Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA. Abstract – In the presence of light, micro-algae convert CO2 and nutrients to biomass that […]

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[ More ] April 8th, 2010 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Fuel-Research |

Enclosed Photobioreactors with Adaptive Internal Illumination for the Cultivation Of Algae

A recent patent filed by researchers from Wayne State University,Detroit, MI, US is on internal lighting for algae cultivation. The patent is on an enclosed, internally-lighted bioreactor apparatus comprising a main having an inlet and an outlet. This novel photobioreactor provides a method for enhancing the growth of a photosynthetic microorganism comprising: A carbon dioxide […]

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[ More ] April 8th, 2010 | No Comments | Posted in Uncategorized |

A Recent Patent on Improved Raceway System for Cultivating Algae

A patent entitled ‘Raceways for Cultivating Algae’ filed by Hatcher et al., addresses the foregoing drawbacks of algae cultivation techniques through the provision of one or more precipitators along the raceway pond for cultivating algae. At these precipitators, the algal biomass produced in the raceway is precipitated and concentrated. The precipitators are cyclone precipitators positioned […]

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[ More ] April 8th, 2010 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Fuel-Research |

NAA’s Has Successful Workshop – Algae: Mining Wastewater for Nutrients, Fuel, and Fertilizer

National Algae Association conducted a workshop entitled “Algae: Mining Wastewater for Nutrients, Fuel, and Fertilizer” on Mar 26 at Huntsville, Alabama. The workshop benefited a number of wastewater managers, algae producers, algae companies, researchers, investors, entrepreuneurs, phycologists, marine researchers, limnologists and algae equipment suppliers. The attendees learned of algae’s tremendous potential as a cost-effective bioremediation […]

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[ More ] April 5th, 2010 | No Comments | Posted in Uncategorized |

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