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Aurora Algae Moves Headquarters to Hayward

Aurora Algae, which uses algae to create food and biofuel, has struck a deal to move its headquarters and laboratories from Alameda to Hayward, the company said Tuesday.The company moved into its new offices Tuesday. The company had recently diversified its product range and changed name from Aurora Biofuels to Aurora Algae to signify this. […]

[ More ] February 23rd, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

Algae Seen as Cheapest, Greenest Bio-diesel Source

Microalgae grown in wastewater has shown promise as a potential source of bio-diesel. It could be the cheapest and the greenest source ever. The end result — clean wastewater and material for a promising bio-fuel. Algae have a lot of advantages. They are cheaper and faster to grow than conventional crops. See more at

[ More ] February 21st, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Biodiesel |

COMSTE Backs PHL Entry into Algae Biofuel Competition

The Congressional Commission on Science Technology and Engineering (COMSTE) is supporting the expansion of research and development (R&D) into the use of algae as a biofuel by backing the Philippine entry into the 2011 Algae competition. COMSTE reports that initial experiments in the country demonstrate that the use of algae as a biofuel has high […]

[ More ] February 21st, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Biodiesel |

Algae.Tec Lists on Frankfurt Stock Exchange

Algae.Tec Limited (ASX: AEB) an advanced biofuels company with a high-yield enclosed algae growth and harvesting system has been accepted to list on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (FWB). Algae.Tec was founded in 2008 and has offices in Atlanta, Georgia and Perth, Western Australia. Algae.Tec has conducted hundreds of laboratory, bench-scale tests and product trials to-date; […]

[ More ] February 21st, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Oil-Companies |

Baking Soda Boosts Bio Oil From Algae

Researchers  from Montana State’s Algal Biofuels Group theorized that baking soda added at precise stage can double the amount of oil produced from algae. Baking soda boosts metabolism, but only if added at just the right moment. In doing so, the researchers found their algae producing two to three times the oil in half the […]

[ More ] February 18th, 2011 | 1 Comment | Posted in Algae-Biodiesel |

Algae Biofuels 10 Years from Viability?

Algae is not nearly ready for prime-time as a biofuel, according to a new study, and until  the industry seizes upon non-fuel applications that could help make it cost-effective.The Energy Bioscience Institute (EBI) at UC Berkeley came to this conclusion after a detailed techno-economic analysis of algal biofuels production. The report found that even under […]

[ More ] February 18th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Biodiesel |

Algae Biofuel Production Scales up in Iowa

Green Plains Renewable Energy and CLARCOR have announced that their joint venture, BioProcess Algae, has now completed construction of Phase II of its commercial scale Grower Harvester bioreactors in Shenandoah, Iowa. The focus is on efficiently and effectively growing and harvesting algae with little to no manual intervention, all while utilizing the carbon dioxide from the ethanol […]

[ More ] February 18th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Photobioreactor |

Algae can Reduce Toxins and Bacteria in Wastewater

In New York, Rochester Institute of Technology researchers are working on using wastewater to grow algae for biodiesel.  The process cleans wastewater by consuming nitrates and phosphates while reducing both bacteria and toxins in the water.  The end result: clean wastewater and stock for a promising biofuel.The algae can then be used to produce biodiesel. […]

[ More ] February 18th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Wastewater-Treatment |

International Biomass Conference and Expo, 2011

The International Biomass Conference and Expo will be held from May 2-5, 2011 at America’s Center, St. Louis, Missouri. It is the biomass industry’s largest, fastest-growing event. In 2010, the event was attended by 1,700 industry professionals from 49 states and 25 nations representing nearly every geographical region and sector of the world’s interconnected biomass […]

[ More ] February 17th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Events |

National Algae Association Workshop, March 2011

The National Algae Association has announced speakers for its Algae Commercialization, Research and Business Networking Workshop on March 28, 2011. The workshop, which is being held at Goodwin Proctor’s offices in Manhattan, will highlight updates in the quest to commercialize algae production. With the recent admissions that most of the algae research hurdles have been […]

[ More ] February 16th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Uncategorized |

Algae Biofuels-Recent Trends

From the low points like the closure of the US National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s Aquatic Species Program to highs like 2009′s “Summer of Algae”, aquatic organisms from cyanobacteria to macroalgae have maintained a hold over the imagination of a large cheering section of the biofuels industry, and indeed, the world. If 2009 was the high […]

[ More ] February 16th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Biodiesel |

OriginOil Helps Mexican Government Setup Industrial Scale Production System for Algae Biofuels

OriginOil, Inc. (OOIL) has agreed to participate in a pilot scale algae project to be funded by the Mexican government. The project will demonstrate industrial algae production, paving the way for substantial investment by the Mexican government in large-scale jet fuels production. Mexico’s ‘Manhattan Project’ is directed towards producing 1% of the nation’s jet fuel […]

[ More ] February 15th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Uncategorized |

Solazyme Joins Hands with Qantas Airlines

Solazyme – the algae fuel company which makes fuels through the heterotrophic route collaborates with Australian- based Qantas to produce aviation fuel  – “Solajet” from algae. Jonathan Wolfson, CEO of Solazyme says ” Qantas is establishing a leadership position in the airline industry in supporting the commercialization of renewable, sustainable aviation fuels. Through this alliance, […]

[ More ] February 12th, 2011 | Comments Off on Solazyme Joins Hands with Qantas Airlines | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |


PHOENIX, AZ – The leaders of the biodiesel industry gathered at the Phoenix Convention Center for the Advanced Biodiesel Conference and Expo,2011, to discuss the direction of the biodiesel industry and the opportunity that lies in it . This year’s theme has the term “ADVANCE”, to highlight biodiesel’s classification as an advanced biofuel by the […]

[ More ] February 11th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in algae biodiesel USA |

Algal biofuel commercialization is probably a decade away?

There is a growing interest in algae biofuel in recent years and algae can be said to hold the future for biofuel industry. They have several advantages over other biofuels- high yield from fewer resources, limited land requirements, carbon capture utilities and ease of manipulation and optimization of growth conditions, abundant strain availability etc. Many […]

[ More ] February 9th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Uncategorized |

Algae Ventures Secures Development Loan for its Dewatering System

Algae venture had sometime in August  last year come up with what was called the Harvesting , Dewatering and  Drying (HDD)  system which they claim radically improves one of the bottlenecks hindering algae fuels – Dewatering of algae.  See my earlier post – ( Now,Algaeventure Systems  have reported that they  has been awarded a $1.5 […]

[ More ] February 2nd, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae, Algae-Energy-Companies |

BARD to Set up a Pilot Oilgae Facility at Pennsylvania

BARD is building the first full composite plant in the north east region of the United States. The facility will combine a 60M gallon biodiesel production plant and a 66M gallon soy solvent extraction plant and a 66M gallon algae cultivation, harvesting & extraction plant. Biofuel Advance Research and Development, LLC. (BARD) now  has entered […]

[ More ] February 1st, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

HR Biopetroleum Plans to Take Over Cellana

HR BioPetroleum Inc.  has announced that  it will buy out its partner in an algae-to-energy venture in Kona. Cellana’s first commercial project will be a biofuel plant that the company plans to build next to Maui Electric Co.’s Maalaea Power Plant. Biodiesel made from algae at the Cellana facility will be burned at the plant […]

[ More ] January 28th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

MBD Energy Test Origin Oil’s Extraction Unit at Tarong

Origin Oil, the developers of the Quantum fracturing technologies have announced that their harvesting technology is being tested by MBD Energy in Australia.  MBD energy recently purchased Origin Oil’s extraction unit for their power plant at Tarong, Australia. MBD Energy expects OriginOil technology to support a pilot Bio-CCS (Bio-based Carbon Capture and Storage) algal synthesizer […]

[ More ] January 28th, 2011 | 1 Comment | Posted in Algae, Algae-Carbon-Capture, Algae-Energy-Companies |

Algae That Can Thrive in Fresh-Water and Salt-Water

A team of biologists from the Monterey Bay Aquarium research institute have deciphered an algae which is said to have the capacity to thrive in fresh water as well as marine water. These newly discovered microbes are termed as “rappemonads” and they may be distributed world wide. While performing phottosynthesis, like other algae, these  rappemonads […]

[ More ] January 24th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae, Algae- Photosynthesis |

Origin Oil Enters into a OEM Partnership with Desmet Ballestra

Origin Oil ,  the developer of  a  Quantam Fracturing technology had announced his first potential customer – MBD energy in 2010 has now   announced that they will be focusing  on embedding its technology into industrial algae systems. Essentially, OriginOil will work with OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturers) to integrate its extraction technology into their branded systems. The OEM category includes  manufacturers, […]

[ More ] January 21st, 2011 | 1 Comment | Posted in Algae Oil Extraction, Algae-Energy-Companies |

European Phycological Congress at Greece in September 2011

The fifth European Phycological Congress, EPC5 will be held in Rhodes, Greece, on September 4-9, 2011.  The conference will have plenary presentations, special symposia, contributed papers and posters, that will highlight algal research conducted in Europe. However, all phycologists, from throughout the world can participate. The conference will focus on Molecular biological and Biotechnological aspects […]

[ More ] January 21st, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae |

Production of Clean Fuels from Waste Workshop in April 2011 at Mumbai

Future Fuels 2011, a techno-commercial workshop is organized by Growdiesel Climate Care Council, on 13th & 14th April, 2011 at Mumbai, India. The workshop is focused on Futuristic Clean Fuels using waste as the main feedstock. The workshop will be an excellent platform to disseminate information regarding futuristic fuels and other important areas of upcoming Biofuel Industry. […]

[ More ] January 21st, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Events |

A New Algae Fuel Venture in Australia

A new algae fuel company by name – Muradel Pty has joined the algae fuel race. This company is a joint venture between Murdoch University, Adelaide Research  and SQC Pty. This company has been started to make algae fuels a reality in Australia taking into the advantage the climatic conditions of Australia. The company plans […]

[ More ] January 19th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Uncategorized |

Photon8 Aims @ $1.25 /Gallon Algae Fuels Using Photobioreactors

Photon8, a Texas based algae fuel company claims that they have devised a business model which would be produce biodiesel  at $1.25 per US gallon. Photon8 grow their algae in closed systems – photobioreactor with a production rate equal to 1.5 gal/square meter/year. They expect to produce 22,000 gal per 2.5 acre/yr then to best […]

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

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