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Micro-algae Explored as Renewable Energy Source in Argentina

Micro-algae as a source of cheap renewable energy are at the center of new research being conducted at Argentina’s National Technological University. Scientists at the National Technological University of Mar del Plata, on Argentina’s Atlantic coast, said they focused on developing techniques that would be both economically viable and environmentally sustainable. A production module already […]

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[ More ] March 19th, 2010 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Fuel-Research |

CRIEPI Developed New Technology to Extract Biofuel From Algae

The Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry (CRIEPI) successfully developed a new method to extract biofuel from algae. The new method eliminates the need for the dewatering process by using liquefied dimethyl ether (DME), which mixes easily with oil. This leads to a reduction in energy consumption for oil extraction by more than 50%. […]

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[ More ] March 19th, 2010 | No Comments | Posted in Algae Oil Extraction, Algae-Oil-Companies |

St. Marys Cement Plant Tries Algae Based Carbon Capture

A part of the mixture of hot gas rises out of a flue stack at the St. Marys Cement plant about 50 kilometres west of Waterloo is redirected through a 15-centimetre thick pipe connected to the side of the stack. The pipe carries the gas into a high-tech facility where a species of algae from […]

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Carbon Trust Launches Algae “Dream Team”

The Carbon Trust has today launched a new £8m research project designed to establish the UK as a world leader in the development of algae-based biofuels for use in the automotive and aviation industry. The project will bring together a “dream team” of more than 70 leading scientists from 11 institutions, including the Universities of […]

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[ More ] March 19th, 2010 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies, Algae-Fuel-Research |

Algae Assoc. to Hold Seminar on Using Wastewater

The Mid-South Chapter of the National Algae Association are holding another seminar. This time the talk will be “Algae: Mining Wastewater for Nutrients, Fuel, and Fertilizer” at the Holiday Inn Research Center in Huntsville, Alabama on March 26, 2010. The chapter’s president, Tamra Fakhoorian said to talk about this information-packed workshop that will explore using […]

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[ More ] March 15th, 2010 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies, Algae-Fuel-Research |

U.S. Biodiesel Lives to See Another Day: Tax Credit Back

Congress allowed a crucial $1.00/gal tax credit to expire, resulting in U.S. biodiesel production capacity dipping to around 15%. Fortunately for biodiesel producers, the gravitational pull between politicians and bailing out unprofitable industries is among the strongest forces in the universe. According to the Department of Energy, in early March, the wholesale price for diesel […]

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[ More ] March 15th, 2010 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Biodiesel |

Local Innovators Explore Algae as a Fuel Source

In Attleboro in November, Comey started growing a tray full of cyclotella cryptica, a strain of algae native to Martha’s Vineyard. So far, the group’s shoestring budget has lacked the money for the microscope and centrifuge Comey needs to quantify the growing results. But a winter’s worth of experiments has yielded promising results with the […]

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[ More ] March 15th, 2010 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Fuel-Research |

DOE Scientist Lin Researches Algae for Biodiesel

Lin is a scientist at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory and a professor of chemistry at Iowa State University. He has been teaching and conducting research in Ames since the fall of 1999. Lin was named ISU’s next John D. Corbett Professor in Chemistry, an endowed professorship awarded for a three-year period, which […]

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[ More ] March 15th, 2010 | No Comments | Posted in Uncategorized |

BioCentric Energy Holdings, Inc. Shareholder Update

The first annual BioCentric Energy Holdings annual shareholders Meeting conducted by the current Board of Directors was held on Wednesday, February 24th, 2010 at the Monte Carlo Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada. The following quote from the meeting was issued by Dennis Fisher, Chairman of the Board of BioCentric Energy. BioCentric Energy Closed-Loop Photobioreactor system utilizes […]

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[ More ] March 12th, 2010 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

Algae Biofuels study in Cooper Basin

South Australian resource company Beach Energy and a US business General Atomics are doing a joint study on producing biofuels in the Cooper Basin. They are examining whether General Atomics’ technology can be used to farm algae, while reducing carbon dioxide output from Beach Energy’s gas and oil fields. Reg Nelson from Beach Energy says […]

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AgriLife Scientists do Groundwork for Genetic Mapping of Algae Biofuel Species

Devarenne and his colleagues have done some of the groundwork in better understanding B. braunii and sequencing its genome. They are working the Berkeley strain of the B race of B. braunii, so named because it was first isolated at the University of California at Berkeley. The team has determined the genome size and an […]

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[ More ] March 12th, 2010 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Fuel-Research |

Solazyme, Unilever Sign Algae Oil R&D Agreement

San Francisco-based Solazyme, Inc.,  has signed a research and development agreement with Unilever to develop oil derived from algae for use in soaps and other personal care products. The agreement follows the culmination of a yearlong collaboration between Solazyme and Unilever, in which Solazyme’s renewable algal oils were tested in Unilever product formulations. Terms of […]

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[ More ] March 12th, 2010 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

US Aid to Turn Algae into Fuel

A Kiwi startup company that turns algae into bio-fuel will get North American funding to help in a trial project to use algae to capture carbon dioxide from manufacturing exhaust stacks. Aquaflow Bionomic Corporation has an agreement to work with UOP, formerly Universal Oil Products, which specialises in technology to refine fuels and is part […]

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

BIO Asks Congress to Address Barriers to Commercialization of Algae Biofuels

The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) today urged Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-Mont.) and Ranking Member Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) to extend tax code parity to algae-based biofuels as soon as possible. BIO specifically supported the language in the Algae-based Renewable Fuel Promotion Act (S. 1250/H.R. 4168), sponsored by Sen. Ben Nelson (D-Neb.) and Rep. […]

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Venter Estimates a 10-year Timeframe for Algae fuel

Biology can lead to changes in how the planet is powered, Synthetic Genomics CEO, Dr. J. Craig Ventor, told CNBC. Ventor and his company have been collecting genomes around the world in search of a next-generation energy source, most notably algae-converted energy. Venter estimates a 10-year timeframe before algae conversion can be produced on a […]

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Algae Biofuel Industry Seeks Tax Incentive

The U.S. Congress is coming under increased lobbying pressure from the Algal Biomass Organization, a non-profit organization devoted to promoting the development of viable commercial markets for renewable and sustainable commodities derived from algae. In a statement Thursday, ABO called on Congress to provide tax parity to algae biofuels and make incentives available to the […]

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Honeywell’s UOP Awarded Funding for Algae Carbon Dioxide Capture

UOP, a Honeywell ( HON) company, announced that it has been awarded a $1.5 million cooperative agreement from the U.S. Department of Energy for a project to demonstrate technology to capture carbon dioxide and produce algae for use in biofuel and energy production. The funding will be used for the design of a demonstration system […]

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Company Turning Waste and Algae into Fuel Source

A company based in Clear Lake is turning waste and algae into renewable fuels. Bud Jermeland, 51, president of Energae LP, said the primary focuses of his company are waste-based ethanol and the use of algae in the making of ethanol for the nutraceutical and pharmaceutical markets. Energae is producing algae in South Carolina that […]

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[ More ] March 1st, 2010 | 1 Comment | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies, Algae-Fuel-Research |

Iran Creates Biofuel from Algae

The Iranian algae biofuel project is carried out by researchers at Teheran’s Shiraz University who succeeded in producing green fuel from the algae Chlamydomonas. The microalgae were isolated during a screening program from soil and water samples collected from paddy-fields of Fars province and the Maharlu Salt Lake, and the researchers registered their findings at […]

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[ More ] March 1st, 2010 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies, Algae-Fuel-Research |

PetroSun Inc. – Alternative Energy – Deals and Alliances Profile

PetroSun Inc. – Alternative Energy – Deals and Alliances Profile is an essential source for company data and information. The profile examines the company’s key business structure and operations, history and products, and provides summary analysis of its key revenue lines and strategy as well as highlighting the company’s major recent financial deals. See more […]

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[ More ] March 1st, 2010 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

Bioenergy International Expo on 5 & 6th May to Showcase Algae

Bioenergy International expo & conference, which rebranded this year to focus on bioenergy and biomass as well as just biodiesel and bioethanol, is a two day exhibition and conference which will look in depth at second generation biodiesel, cellulosic ethanol, ways to source sustainable biomass, pyrolysis technology, the potential of biogas across Europe, developments in […]

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[ More ] February 25th, 2010 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies, Algae-Energy-Investments |

Researchers Grow High Concentration of Algae for Biofuel

Massachusetts-based Bodega Algae LLC and Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences in West Boothbay Harbor, Maine, have received a six-month, $150,000 Small Business Innovation Research grant from the National Science Foundation to develop and test a prototype for growing high concentrations of algae for biofuel. The grant is titled Light Delivery Enhancement of Photobioreactors and will […]

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Catilin Inc and Iowa State University Converts Algae to Fuel

Catilin Inc. announced a three-year, $5.3 million project as part of a $44 million U.S. DOE award made to Catilin’s consortium, National Alliance for Advanced Biofuels and Bioproducts. Catilin and its partner, Iowa State University-Center for Catalysis, will provide key extraction, sequestration and conversion technologies. Catilin and ISU-CCAT will use mesoporous nanoparticles to selectively extract […]

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New Clear Lake Company Promotes Algae as Biofuel

A company based in Clear Lake is turning waste and algae into renewable fuels. Bud Jermeland, 51, president of Energae LP, said the primary focuses of his company are waste-based ethanol and the use of algae in the making of ethanol for the nutraceutical and pharmaceutical markets. See more

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[ More ] February 25th, 2010 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

Oilgae Diary @ Enexions

Enexions is an online networking hub for green and sustainability. It has a cool feature where we can start a diary on topics related to sustainability. While in some ways it is like maintaining a blog, the advantages with having diaries for your “green” topics at Enexions are: 1. You can make very short notes […]

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[ More ] February 22nd, 2010 | No Comments | Posted in Uncategorized |

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