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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 |

PetroSun Announces Update on Its Algae Projects

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Press Release: PetroSun, Inc.announced a progress report on the firm’s algae and alternative energy programs.  D.O.E. Integrated Biorefinery Proposal The D.O.E. Integrated Biorefinery oral presentation was completed on October 15th by the University of Arizona-led team that included Texas A&M, Los Alamos National Lab, Air Liquide, Lurgi and PetroSun. The […]

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[ More ] November 2nd, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

Cereplast to Transform Algae into Bioplastics

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Cereplast have been developing what it calls a breakthrough technology that will transform algae into bioplastics. The company aims to commercialise this development and launch a new family of algae-based resins that will complement its existing line of Compostables and Hybrid resins. The Super Formula to Fight Aging – Its […]

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8th European Workshop – Biotechnology of Microalgae

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Press Release: 8th European Workshop “Biotechnology of Microalgae“ Date June 7-10, 2010announcement 10/2009call for papers Organized byIGV Institut für Getreideverarbeitung GmbHNuthetal, Germany University of West-Hungary,Faculty of Agricultural and Food SciencesMosonmagyaróvár, Hungary University of Applied SciencesLausitz, Senftenberg, Germany GENERAL INFORMATION We ask for your contribution to the success of the workshop, […]

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[ More ] October 30th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

Ternion Bio selects Harvel’s Unique UV Resistant Tubing to Build Algae Photobioreactors

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Ternion Bio Industries has selected EnviroKing™, a unique UV resistant clear PVC piping by Harvel® Plastics, Inc., as a key component in the manufacturer of its distinct, patent-pending photobioreactor system.  Ternion Bio’s advanced photobioreactor technology captures carbon dioxide emissions and processes them to serve as the catalyst for the growth […]

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[ More ] October 30th, 2009 | 1 Comment | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies, Algae-Photobioreactor |

US Cleantech Venture Capital Continues to Gain Momentum in Q3 2009

You are at: Oilgae Blog. US venture capital investment in cleantech companies in Q3 2009 increased 46% compared to the prior quarter to$965 million in 50 financing rounds, according to an Ernst & Young LLP analysis based on data from Dow Jones Venture Source. This is the second consecutive quarter of growth in 2009 and […]

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[ More ] October 30th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Investments |

Interview With an Algae CEO by Robert Rapier

You are at: Oilgae Blog.Here is an interesting blog by Robert Rapier – Interview With an Algae CEO By the way, have you subscribed to the Oilgae Blog?; How about joining the Oilgae mailing list?; and our forum to discuss on with others?

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[ More ] October 30th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

Algal Biomass Organization Applauds Senator Boxer for Inclusion of Algae-based Fuels in Climate Bill

You are at: Oilgae Blog. The Algal Biomass Organization (ABO), the leading trade association for Algae fuel industry, applauds the leadership of Senator Barbara Boxer, Chair of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, for including the RFS amendment offered by Senator Jeff Bingaman, Chair of the Senate Energy Committee, and Senator Tom Carper […]

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

DOE Announces $151 Million in Grants for Algae Fuel and Other Green Energy Research

You are at: Oilgae Blog. The New York Times reported Tuesday on the federal Department of Energy’s forthcoming announcement of $151 million worth of grants devoted to green energy research. A significant part of the funding is slated for the development of biomass technologies. Five of the 37 recipients work on biomass energy, including E.I. […]

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[ More ] October 29th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Uncategorized |

Taiwan Indigenous Algae Rich in DHA Content

You are at: Oilgae Blog. A National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) research team has discovered an indigenous algae that is rich in docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) , containing 10 times as much of the omega-3 fatty acid as existing DHA supplements such as fish oil. The indigenous DHA-rich algae strain, called BL10, was discovered after the […]

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Nalco Carbon Project Selected for New Department of Energy Advanced Research Funding

You are at: Oilgae Blog. A project that uses an electrochemical process to capture a key greenhouse gas, carbon dioxide (CO2), from coal-fired power plants is among 37 “transformational” projects to be funded by the United States Department of Energy (DOE). The objective of this carbon capture program is to meet DOE goals of removing […]

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[ More ] October 27th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-CO2-Capture |

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