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Advanced Plant Pharmaceuticals Acquire Algae Technology Company GNE-India

Advanced Plant Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding to acquire a majority interest in GNE-India, an algae technology company which has the rights for using and distributing a unique and innovative system to grow algae quickly and efficiently for energy and food protein. GNE-India owns and retains the territorial rights for […]

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[ More ] March 23rd, 2010 | No Comments | Posted in Uncategorized |

New Mexico Ponds to Grow Algae for Energy

Algae will be cultivated by Sapphire Energy in man-made ponds about 8 miles west of Columbus on the Mexican border, to later be converted to a green goop called algae-based biofuel, oilgae, or algal fuel. “This will be the first Sapphire facility in the country,” says Tim Zenk, spokesperson for Sapphire Energy in San Diego. […]

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[ More ] March 23rd, 2010 | No Comments | Posted in Uncategorized |

Seaweed Biofuel Company, Seattle’s Bio Architecture Lab, Struck by Chile Quake

Seattle-based Bio Architecture Lab, a University of Washington spinoff that’s developing microbes to turn seaweed into renewable fuel, has built a big part of its business on relationships in Chile. The company has an office in Santiago, and received part of its initial $8 million venture round from Santiago-based Austral Capital. A Chilean economic development […]

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[ More ] March 22nd, 2010 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies, Algae-Fuel-Research |

Ignite Energy Resources Pty Ltd’s Low-carbon Emission Technology

Ignite has developed a low-carbon emission technology (Cat-HTR) which converts low ranked energy sources such as lignite (brown coal) and cellulosic biomass such as wood wastes, agricultural residues or algae and aquatic plants, into non-conventional crude oil (“Ignite  Oil”). The Ignite Oil shares certain characteristics with conventional crude, including: light, medium and heavy fractions and […]

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[ More ] March 22nd, 2010 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

Algae Fuel Contender Aurora Lands $15M

Aurora Biofuels, a startup that cultivates algae to produce biodiesel, has just landed $15 million in a third round of venture funding. But it has yet to overcome the big hurdle standing between algae and the mass market: scale. Aurora will use the new money to commercialize its fuels, but doesn’t plan to come to […]

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[ More ] March 22nd, 2010 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

Cement Maker First in World to Capture CO2 with Alga

In Ontario, cement maker St. Marys Cement has partnered with stealthy startup Pond Biofuels of Toronto on a project that, since last fall, has already started to capture CO2 from a cement plant in southwestern Ontario. It’s believed to be the first project of its kind in the world. Pond Biofuels, the three-year-old company that […]

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[ More ] March 22nd, 2010 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

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 |

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