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OriginOil Finishes First Phase of Algae Commercialization Model

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, today announced the completion of Phase 1 of a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Idaho National Laboratory (INL). OriginOil […]

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[ More ] October 9th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies, Algae-Fuel-Research |

The Algae Fuel Prize of $10 million by Del Mar-based Prize Capital

You are at: Oilgae Blog. The Algae Fuel Prize, offered by Del Mar-based Prize Capital, was announced at this week’s Algae Biomass Summit, a meeting in San Diego of experts in using algae for fuel, food, purifying water and other purposes. The goal is to offer $10 million, said Lee Stein, Prize Capital’s founder. Stein […]

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[ More ] October 9th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies, Algae-Energy-Investments |

Origin Oils New Algae System Treats Wastewater & Creates Fuel

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Origin Oil recently filed for patent protection of the new Attached Growth System, its tenth patent application, entitled “Methods and Apparatus for Growing Algae on a Solid Surface.” OriginOil will integrate the process into the demonstration algae system now being built at its headquarters. Growing algae in water is a […]

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[ More ] October 8th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Cultivation-Sewage, Algae-Energy-Companies |

Blue Sun Energy Believes Algae as the Next Energy Powerhouse

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Blue Sun Energy is working on a project, funded by a federal grant, to find a way to turn the seaweed into a high quality jet biofuel.  “It’s probably still several years away before we’re going to get to that point,” explained Steve Bond, Blue Sun Energy’s marketing manager. The […]

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[ More ] October 6th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Biodiesel, Algae-Energy-Companies |

Scotland’s Whisky Distilleries Use Algae to Capture Carbon

You are at: Oilgae Blog. The Glenturret Distillery in Perthshire will use the ground-breaking system to turn fumes generated by whisky production into biodiesel. David Van Alstyne, head of Scottish Bioenergy, said: “A couple of years ago the idea of using algae as carbon recycler sounded absurd but with the support of Shell, Edrington Group […]

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Center for Renewable and Alternative Fuel Technologies (CRAFT) at EKU Boosts Biofuel Production

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Armed with a recently announced $3.6 million federal contract with the Defense Logistics Agency, the Center for Renewable and Alternative Fuel Technologies (CRAFT) at EKU is ramping up its efforts to boost biofuels production in central Kentucky.  Sixth District Congressman Ben Chandler, who was instrumental in securing the contract, was […]

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[ More ] October 5th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Fuel-Research |

Car Running on Algae Fuel to Cross Country on Just 25 Gallons of Fuel

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Algaeus, the world’s first algae-powered plug-in hybrid car, was unveiled in San Francisco last week. The pet project of algae fuel producer, Sapphire Energy, Algaeus is so efficient that SE is claiming it could make an entire coast to coast cross country trip on as little as 25 gallons of […]

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[ More ] October 5th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

Algae Initiative Aims to Produce Fuel While Helping the Environment

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Press Release: 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 ChAPthe Chesapeake Algae Projectis an integrated […]

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[ More ] October 3rd, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Fuel-Research |

Houston Startup Company Produces Crude Bio-Oil from Algae

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Press Release: Sunrise Ridge Algae announced today that it has produced and tested a one liter sample of crude bio-oil from algae.   The bio-oil appears suitable for use as a refinery feedstock, where it would be processed to become diesel, jet fuel and gasoline.  The company is working with […]

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

Algae Congress, 1 & 2 December 2009, Hamburg, Germany

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Following the success of the International Algae Congress which took place in ‘t Westindisch Huis in Amsterdam, the Netherlands in December last year, the organisers APP, DLG e.V. and ESMB European Society of Microalgal Biotechnology are pleased to announce an international successor of this congress to take place in Hamburg later this year. Programme;  […]

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[ More ] October 3rd, 2009 | 1 Comment | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

Billionaire Sir Richard Branson Believes in Algae

You are at: Oilgae Blog. British billionaire Richard Branson chatted Friday with some Canadian oil executives about how they can reduce the carbon footprint of their operations, many of which have been slapped with the “dirty oil” label. Branson said he was up to speed about the environmental issues surrounding the oilsands before his trip […]

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[ More ] October 3rd, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae |

Australian Soil Becomes Food for Marine Algae

You are at: Oilgae Blog. The storms that engulfed Sydney in orange and yellow clouds last week may be a boon for sea life and lower carbon dioxide levels after as much as a million tons of dust were dumped into Australia’s oceans, providing a rich supply of food for algae.  The gale-force winds that […]

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[ More ] October 3rd, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-CO2-Capture, Algae-Cultivation-Marine |

Virginia Institute of Marine Science Receives $3 Million to Turn Algae into Biodiesel

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Virginia Institute of Marine Science is the recipient of $3 million — seed money from StatoilHydro, a Norwegian energy company — to convert algae from the York River into biodiesel fuel. The plan is to cut the amount of harmful nutrients, such as phosphorus and nitrogen, entering the Chesapeake Bay […]

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Austria-based See-O-Two Developed Microalgae System for CO2 Capture

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Vienna, Austria-based See-O-Two has developed what it says is an industrial scale system to grow and use microalgae to mitigate carbon dioxide emissions and convert it into biomass to produce biofuels and bioplastics. The company’s CEO Joachim Grill said its proprietary technology, developed in Austria and Germany, grows algae at […]

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[ More ] September 29th, 2009 | 1 Comment | Posted in Algae-CO2-Capture, Algae-Energy-Products, Algae-Fuel |

Leatham investigates Economics of Wild Algae Fuel

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Year 10 student Leatham Landon-Lane’s project investigating the economics and productivity of wild algae fuel took out the best exhibit prize at the Marlborough Lines Science and Technology Fair yesterday. Leatham used wild algae from a reservoir at his Waihopai Valley home to test biofuel company claims that 100,000 gallons […]

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[ More ] September 25th, 2009 | 1 Comment | Posted in Uncategorized |

Virginia Commonwealth University Studies Algae

You are at: Oilgae Blog. VCU’s department of biology began a study using algae as biofuel this summer. The project received $40,000 in funding from the Virginia Coastal Energy Research Consortium, as well as $20,000 from VCU. VCU’s study began this summer and is expected to be completed by June 2010. Professor Paul Bukaveckas, who […]

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[ More ] September 25th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Fuel-Research |

Australian Pork Industry Considers Algae

You are at: Oilgae Blog. The Australian pork industry believes it can be carbon neutral within five years. The peak industry body says consumers want to buy sustainably-produced food and cutting emissions from pig farms is an important part of that. Australian Pork Limited’s research and innovation manager, Darryl D’Souza, says emissions will be eliminated […]

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[ More ] September 24th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-CO2-Capture |

Duke and ENN Group to Work on Carbon-Capturing Algae

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Power company Duke Energy Corp. said Wednesday that it has struck its second deal in just over a month with a large Chinese power company to develop sources of low-carbon energy. Duke and ENN Group say ideas for potential development between the two include commercial solar projects, coal-based clean energy, […]

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[ More ] September 24th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Biodiesel, Algae-CO2-Capture |

OriginOil Execs Unveil New Algae Productivity Model at National Algae Association’s Quarterly Conference

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Press Release: OriginOil, Inc, the developer of a breakthrough technology to transform algae, the most promising source of renewable oil, into a true competitor to petroleum, announced that the National Algae Association’s (NAA) quarterly conference applauded OriginOil’s presentation of a first-ever comprehensive algae production model, developed with the Idaho National […]

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

National Algae Association Awards Cyclone Power Technologies

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Cyclone Power Technologies (Pink Sheets:CYPW) received the “Algaepreneur 2009 Award” at the National Algae Association Conference, held last week in Houston, TX. The Algaepreneur Award honors companies and individuals who make important contributions to the development and commercialization of algae-based fuels. It is usually bestowed on algae fuel producers and […]

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

Evaluation of Bio-Derived Synthetic Paraffinic Kerosene (Bio-SPK)

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Here is the link to an interesting pdf on “Evaluation of Bio-Derived SyntheticParaffinic Kerosene (Bio-SPK)“. It gives extensive data on composition and performance of Bio-SPK derived from jatropha, camelina and algae. By the way, have you subscribed to the Oilgae Blog?; How about joining the Oilgae mailing list?; and our forum […]

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[ More ] September 22nd, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Aviation-Fuel |

South Australia Takes a Lead in Algae Biofuel Production

You are at: Oilgae Blog. The Australian Biofuels 2009 report declares that algae has significant potential advantages over existing biofuel crops. APAC Biofuel Consultants joint chief executive Mike Cochran said that South Australia had taken a lead in producing biofuels from algae.  Mr Cochran said SA seemed to be on the right track with its […]

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[ More ] September 22nd, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies, Algae-Fuel |

Second Algae Biofuel Summit in India – A Great Success

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Organisers of the Second Algae Biofuel Summit 2009 in New Delhi (India) held during the second week of September are very satisfied with the outcome of the event, which was attended by researchers, scientists, entrepreneurs and industry delegates from over 20 Indian states and 12 countries across the globe. Mr. […]

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[ More ] September 22nd, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Biodiesel, Algae-Energy-Companies |

Diatoms Solar Panel – A Biofuel Producing Solar Panel

You are at: Oilgae Blog. T. V. Ramachandra, a professor of ecological sciences at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) is working on the project of creating biological solar panel with IISc researchers Durga Mahapatra and Karthick Balasubramanian, along with Richard Gordon, a radiology professor at the University of Manitoba in Winnepeg. The researchers propose […]

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[ More ] September 22nd, 2009 | 2 Comments | Posted in Algae-Biodiesel, Algae-Fuel-Research |

Laboratory Glass Apparatus sells Lab Scale Algae Photobioreactor

You are at: Oilgae Blog. California-based Laboratory Glass Apparatus Inc,  sells a laboratory scale algae photobioreactor. This 30 l Algae photobioreactor has three ten litre glass tubes each with its own light and temperature controlled environment. Each tube can provide independent environmental variables for different algae cultures. For more details see: http://www.mbesinc.com/ad2.html About the company […]

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[ More ] September 19th, 2009 | 1 Comment | Posted in Algae-Photobioreactor |

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