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Ten algae ventures selected 5

Ten  interesting Algae ventures as selected by a environmental-expert.com

1.        Sapphire Energy

2.       Solazyme

3.        Joule

4.       Aurora

5.       PetroAlgae

6.        Algenol

7.       Origin Oil

8.       Phycal

9.       NAABB

10.   Photon8

 Details at http://www.environmental-expert.com/resultEachPressRelease.aspx?cid=9252&codi=219546

Fri January 14 2011 03:12:38 AM by Arden ten algae companies  |  Sapphire Energy  |  Solazyme  |  Joule  |  Aurora  |  PetroAlgae  |  Algenol  |  Origin Oil  |  Phycal  |  NAABB  |  Photon8 2159 views

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  • Arden wrote:
    Fri January 14 2011 03:20:38 AM

    According to a recent report in AI online, ” Photon8 has demonstrated photobioreactor production rate equal to 1.5 gal/square meter/yr and is on its way to an expected rate of 22,000 gal per 2.5 acre/yr then to best economic units of 5 acres. It believes further development may bring it close to 10,000 gal/acre/yr as a basis for planning large production systems.”
    Another secret in its algal sauce: Photon8 says that it has discovered how to produce hydrocarbons straight from algae to be used as drop-in fuels. Company CEO Brad Bartilson said that around the time the company was looking into how to make jet fuel, came the realization that the firm’s algae cell growth rate was high enough that it could use some of the cells to make hydrocarbons once they’d been “milked” of oily lipids, an essential ingredient for algae-based biofuel, rather than using the cells exclusively for lipid production.

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  • Brennan29 wrote:
    Thu January 20 2011 10:03:37 PM

    Good stuff but the first two on the list a private.. Origin Oil and Valcent or two that are public that I own and am watching..

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