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The Southern Utes – A major investor in Solix Biofuels

You are at: Oilgae Blog. With the twin goals of making fuel from algae and reducing emissions  of heat-trapping gases, a start-up company Solix, co-founded by a Colorado State University professor Bryan wilson recently introduced a strain of algae that loves carbon dioxide into a water tank next to a natural gas processing plant. The […]

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[ More ] August 17th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Investments |

LiveFuels Hopes its Algae Biofuel Ready for Launch by 2010

You are at: Oilgae Blog. LiveFuels CEO Lissa Morgenthaler-Jones describes her San Carlos, Calif.-based company’s process as ‘we cook them and squeeze them’ for turning algae-fed fish into oil for fuel using heat and high pressure. It’s a gruesome way of harvesting pond scum than the mechanical equipment employed by other startups working on algal […]

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National Algae Association Names Scholarship Recipient and Presenters at Algae Commercialization Conference

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Press release: Algae: The New Oil September 17-18, 2009  THE WOODLANDS, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–National Algae Association is pleased to announce that it has awarded the first scholarship from its scholarship fund to Waldemar Juschin, a student at Delta State University. We hope to present the check at our next conference, which will […]

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[ More ] August 13th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

Madras Institute of Magnetobiology says electromagnetic field can boost algae growth

You are at: Oilgae Blog. PMF Coil System Various methods are being pursued to boost the growth of algae. One such specific and highly safe, natural approach uses extremely low frequency electro-magnetic fields.  This specific approach uses extremely low frequency magnetic fields on biological systems, resulting in these systems getting exposed to pulsed magnetic field […]

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[ More ] August 12th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Fuel-Research |

National Wind Solutions (NWND) Tries Algae

You are at: Oilgae Blog. US-based National Wind Solutions (NWND) has bought an undisclosed biodiesel plant in Texas for $3 million (€2.1 million) and has announced its intention to convert it to produce biodiesel from second-generation feedstock. After successfully producing soyabean biodiesel for commercial transportation uses, the plant was mothballed by its original producers because […]

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[ More ] August 11th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Biodiesel, Algae-Fuel-Research |

Biodiesel Mandate in Oregon

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Oregon’s 2% biodiesel (B2) requirement has gone into effect as of August 5, making it the third state supporting increased reliance on the cleaner-burning, domestically produced fuel. Oregon’s biodiesel production capacity has reached five million gallons, which triggered the requirement. Minnesota was the first state to enact a B2 requirement. […]

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[ More ] August 11th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Biodiesel |

General Atomics Taps Algaeventure Systems for Algae Fuel Research

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Algaeventure Systems has been awarded a purchase order by General Atomics (GA) to provide its algae harvesting, dewatering, and drying technology (AVS HDD). With breakthrough technology and funding from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), General Atomics is spearheading the efforts of a group of corporate technology developers and […]

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[ More ] August 11th, 2009 | 1 Comment | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies, Algae-Fuel-Research |

Public Utilities Commission has Denied HECO’s Request

You are at: Oilgae Blog. The state Public Utilities Commission has denied Hawaiian Electric Co.’s request to approve a biodiesel supply contract because of the higher costs it would have passed on to consumers. HECO sought approval for a contract with Seattle-based Imperium Services LLC. It is now seeking new bids from biofuel suppliers. According […]

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[ More ] August 11th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Biodiesel, Algae-Energy-Companies |

Five Major Algae Announcements in this Week News

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Joanna Schroeder lists five major algae announcements happened this week. 1. W2 Energy, based in Canada, announced that it has completed its Sunfilter commercial scale algae bioreactor. 2. Algaeventure Systems said that it has begun receiving orders for its algae harvesting, dewatering, and drying technology. The company that has placed […]

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Louisiana is Conducive for Algae Fuel Growth – Feasibility Report on Louisiana

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Louisiana Economic Development in partnership with KEMA Inc. recently released a feasibility report on Louisiana’s commercial prospect for algae-to-energy ventures, in response to the growing need for alternative feed stocks in the renewable fuels industry. The report demonstrates that Louisiana offers several advantages for algae industry development, including abundance of […]

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Shrimp Shell Catalysts to Convert Oil to Biodiesel

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Scientists in China are reporting development of a catalyst made from shrimp shells that could transform production of biodiesel fuel into a faster, less expensive, and more environmentally friendly process. Researcher Xinsheng Zheng and his colleagues describe development of a new catalyst produced from shrimp shells. In laboratory tests, the […]

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[ More ] August 4th, 2009 | 1 Comment | Posted in Algae-Biodiesel |

Pakistans has Potential to Produce Oil from Algae – Dr Ehsan Ali

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Dr Ehsan Ali, a researcher at the Mie University of Japan, said that Pakistan had about 27 million acre of saline lands without any remarkable output that could prove a cheaper medium to produce biofuel from algae during a seminar. He also said that Pakistan is depending on fossil fuel […]

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[ More ] August 4th, 2009 | 1 Comment | Posted in Algae-Cultivation-Marine, Algae-Fuel-Research |

An Interview with Dennis Fisher, CEO of Biocentric Energy

You are at: Oilgae Blog. EmergingGreenCompanies.com- a company with main focus on showcasing companies that are “Going Green,” and that are future leaders in the “Green Movement – released videos of a three part interview with Mr. Dennis Fisher, CEO of Biocentric Energy Holdings, Inc. During the three part interview Mr. Fisher answers several questions […]

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[ More ] August 4th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

Biocentric Energy Negotiating Exclusive Manufacturing License for Photobioreactor

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Biocentric President Dennis Fisher announced that the company is in serious negotiations for the exclusive licensing of the closed loop photobioreactor system, with an Asian country. Mr. Fisher also indicated the exclusive licensing fee for the entire country was a significant amount and that a consummated contract is anticipated during […]

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[ More ] August 4th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies, Algae-Photobioreactor |

Green Star Products is Active in Four Green Technology

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Green Star Products, Inc., announced that it plans to expand its U.S. government technical proposal team to meet the expansion of the U.S. government $3 billion funding program for renewable energy projects.  The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the U.S. Department of the Treasury on July 31, 2009, announced […]

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[ More ] August 4th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Biodiesel, Algae-Energy-Companies |

The Defence Research Laboratory, India Identifies Oil Producing Algae

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Minister of Defence Minister Shri AK Antony says The Defence Research Laboratory, (DRL), Tezpur is engaged in R&D work related to Bio-diesel from algae. They seem to have identify four strains which has maximum lipid content upto 40 %, for extraction of Bio-diesel. in a written reply to Shri Pradeep […]

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[ More ] August 4th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Fuel-Research, Algae-Strains |

An Interesting Article on Kelp

You are at: Oilgae Blog. I came across an interesting article on a commonly found macroalgae – kelp on the Epoch Times. Kelp—the Wonder Plant – This article highlights the various application of kelp.  By the way, have you subscribed to the Oilgae Blog?; How about joining the Oilgae mailing list?; and our forum to […]

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[ More ] August 1st, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Cultivation-Marine, Algae-Strains |

Genifuel Tries Catalytic Gasification of Algae to Get Natural gas

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Algae are widely investigated with biodiesel production. While numerous companies are working to break barriers associated with commercial-scale algal biodiesel production, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and Genifuel Corp. have embraced algae, or aquatic biomass, for a different purpose—natural gas production.  The companies are working to perfect a catalytic gasification process, […]

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[ More ] July 31st, 2009 | 1 Comment | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies, Algae-Energy-Products |

Floridas Investment on Algae Fuel Research Highlighted in Farm to Fuel Summit

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Governor Charlie Crist encouraged investment in Florida’s renewable energy industry while addressing attendees in Orlando at the 2009 Farm to Fuel Summit, hosted by Commissioner Charles Bronson and the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Governor Crist praised investors and producers of ethanol and biofuels for their efforts to […]

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SunEco & J.B. Hunt to commercialize Algae Fuel

You are at: Oilgae Blog. The algae is grown in ponds and produced at a SunEco pilot plant in Chino, California. The company has been working on a proprietary process for making the oil for more than five years, and has scaled it up from beakers to barrels, according to Dan Gautschi, chairman and CEO. […]

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[ More ] July 30th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Uncategorized |

SRS Company to Construct Demo Plant for Extraction of Oil from Algae

You are at: Oilgae Blog. In a unanimous vote, the Carlsbad City Council approved the purchase of a demonstration plant totaling $625,000 for the extraction of oil from algae. In March, the city entered into an agreement with Carlsbad-based Center for Excellence for Hazardous Materials Management (CEHMM) to serve as fiscal agent in the administration […]

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[ More ] July 29th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae Oil Extraction, Algae-Energy-Companies |

Targeted Growth Engineers Algae for Oil Production

You are at: Oilgae Blog. Targeted Growth, one of the leaders in genetic research, is trying to boost the oil content. It has already created versions of cyanobacteria with 20 percent to 40 percent of their mass in lipid. Next year, it hopes to show that it can produce this type of algae in large […]

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Algae Biofuels Measurement with Raman-Specific Spectrometer

You are at: Oilgae Blog. The Raman-specific 1064 nanometres spectrometer resolves fluorescence issues seen at lower wavelengths:  Traditionally, these microalgae were treated in bulk, lyophilised or in extracted forms, making it impossible to assess the information on fundamental biological processes in the single-cell or sub-cellular level. Utilising the new 1064 nanometres Raman spectrometer, in situ, […]

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[ More ] July 29th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Equipments, Algae-Strains |

The Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC) Awarded Subcontract to Produce Algae Jet Fuel

You are at: Oilgae Blog. The Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC) at the University of North Dakota has been awarded a subcontract by Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) to help produce jet fuel from algae. The effort is being funded by the U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and […]

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Joule Biotechnologies Uses Engineered Organism for Fuel Production

You are at: Oilgae Blog. The company Joule Biotechnologies has developed a hybrid system that uses a solar concentrating converter that is filled with brackish water, nutrients and a “highly engineered synthetic organism,” to produce a bio-based fuel. The solar system, called a HelioCulture, concentrates sunlight onto the mixture, and the engineered photosynthetic organism (not […]

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

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