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Algae cultivation for biofuel by a fishing company - Chile - 8 years ago

Pesquera San Jos? plans to produce biofuels from brown algae (Macrocystis pyrifera), better known as huiro.With this objective in mind, the company is now co-developing the InnovaChile project BAL Biofuels, ...- more

Solazyme Inks 150,000 gallon Deal to Provide Algal Biofuel to Navy - 9 years ago

Solazyme just recently delivered 20,000 gallons to the US NavY. That was supposed to be a record for the largest quantum of algae biofuel ?delivery, ever done.Now, they have signed ...- more

BIO announces topics, speaker for Dec 11, Hawai meet - 9 years ago

http://www.bio.org/pacrim/program/plenary_program.asp- more

Bio-lipidos/ AEE to start $10 m algae fuel plant, PeurtoRico - 9 years ago

Bio-Lipidos and utility AEE have joined towards producing clean fuel from the marine micro-algae found in tropical waters. Puerto Rico will soon be having a plant for generating clean fuel ...- more

Convert algae to oil for fueling electricity plants - 9 years ago

Puerto Rico is embarking on a test project for converting algae to oil as part of a campaign to lessen the U.S. territory's dependence on expensive imported oil.A local company ...- more


Updates from Amanda's Friends

  • 2 years ago

    In the recent years, there has been a shift of trend towards use of natural ingredients in various forms of food nutrients in cosmetics and nutraceutical industry. Growing demand for ... more

  • 2 years ago

    Researchers have analyzed how green algae manufacture complex components of a hydrogen-producing enzyme. The enzyme, known as the hydrogenase, may be relevant for the biotechnological production of hydrogen. more

  • 2 years ago

    Algae.Tec Ltd has launched its Alganics range of products at the Supply Side West 2016 show in Las Vegas, considered the world’s leading nutraceutical ingredient and solutions tradeshow. The launch of the ... more

  • 2 years ago

      University of Hawaii researchers are touting a potential breakthrough in the study of aging. UH researchers and a local business teamed up to find out if a natural compound could affect the ... more

  • Narsi says
    5 years ago

    Astaxanthin.company - all about astaxanthin from http://www.astaxanthin.company

  • Narsi says
    5 years ago

    Spiruluna.company - all about spirulina from http://www.spirulina.company

  • Narsi says
    5 years ago

    Chlorella.company - all about Chlorella from http://www.chlorella.company

  • Narsi says
    5 years ago

    Omega3.company - all about Omega 3 from http://www.omega3.company

  • Narsi says
    6 years ago

    Wonder what is the latest timeline that is suggested by experts for algae fuel commercialization...I recently read that Synthetic Genomics suggest that it could be beyond 2025, perhaps even 2030 when we can realistically expert algal fuel to be in the market

  • 6 years ago

    @ Krupali- Check this link - http://www.youngagain.org/books/betaglucan.pdf more

  • 6 years ago

    That's quite interesting! What are the applications of this compound? more

  • 6 years ago

    Yes, the extraction is expensive when organisms such as yeasts are involved since it has only 10-15% of beta glucan while the algae that is being used by Algae Scientific ... more

  • 6 years ago

    Isnt the extraction of Beta Glucan expensive? more

  • 6 years ago

  • 6 years ago

    The 7th annual Algae Biomass Summit will take place September 30 - October 3, 2013 at the Hilton Orlando in Orlando, Florida. This dynamic event unites industry professionals from all sectors of ... more

  • Aathmika says
    6 years ago

    When do algae fuels become a commercial reality??

  • Ajb009 says
    6 years ago

    Does anyone has a business plan about an oilgae business proposal that you can send me.

  • Rajeev344 says
    6 years ago

    Hi frnds I am intrested in extracting fuel from algae conventionally-(without adding any chemical ingredients).pls let me know regarding the conventional methods of extraction.

  • Nimal says
    7 years ago

    Which Algal strain will be suitable for the research....

  • Nimal says
    7 years ago

    Friends... i wanna to do a project on " Genetic manipulation of algae to improve self-aggregation " Am inviting your comments and suggestions ...... Nimal Raveendran

  • Vikram says
    7 years ago

    It is do difficult to get a straight answer on what kind of incentives/subsidies/sops the Govt of India provides to Algal Biofuels. I am really sick on seeing ancient policy documents all over the internet, that talk about Jatropha only. Has anyone had a breakthrough with seeking the same information that I do. If so, I would lke to request you to please get in touch with me: vikramverma2005@gmail.com

  • 7 years ago

    I want to be on the next taste panel !!!! more

  • 7 years ago

    How far algae fuel fetch results developing country like India ???

  • 7 years ago

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  • 7 years ago

    Veronica:  We don't need to convert hydrogen into fossil fuel.  It can directly be used in fuel cells to produce clean power for household as well as for mobile functions. more

  • 7 years ago

    Hi Tom,I like the articles you post over here. I would like to hear what you think about my choice of topics too..I have posted my articles at this link: http://www.cleantick.com/users/emily/blogs/rd-magazines-49th-scientist-of-the-year Check ... more

  • 7 years ago

    The best sensors to use are solid state sensors, but they should be true solid state sensors, not gel/polymer.They should have a built in reference electrode also solid state.This means ... more

  • 7 years ago

     This was an interesting article http://www.cleantick.com/portal/news/pages/1043. The idea is to produce 16 times more algae than existing technologies. The process allows algae to be cultured in vertical bio-reactors rather than in the ... more

  • 7 years ago

    Origin Oil 's technologies are amazing - this in particular is my favorite http://goo.gl/BlR3Y more

  • 7 years ago

    Hi Tom,I was just wondering if there were any commercial algal strains being sold in Asia after reading this blog: http://goo.gl/X7wnd .Try checking out this article and can you let ... more

  • 7 years ago

    Thirty microalgal strains were screened in the laboratory for their biomass productivity and lipid content. Four strains (two marine and two freshwater), selected because robust, highly productive and with a ... more

  • 7 years ago

    Some algae have proved highly effective in removing chromium from tannery effluent. Treatment of tannery effluent can be achieved through a custom-designed high rate algal ponding process to generate and ... more

  • 7 years ago

    When I came across this question on CleanTick,I happened to recollect the different strains which produced a good yield of oil when grown in the presence of sewage water, carbon ... more

  • 7 years ago

    Most benthic freshwater habitats are blue-green algae (Cyanophyta), green algae (Chlorophyta), diatoms (Bacillariophyta), or red algae (Rhodophyta). However, most other divisions of algae can occur in freshwater benthic habitats. The ... more

  • 7 years ago

    "Solvent extraction by hexane is the most common choice for extraction of oil/lipids from algae. However, hexane is not the best choice of solvent for algae oil extraction because of ... more

  • 7 years ago

    Are drum, disc and belt filters effective for algae harvesting?  "Belt-press seems to be comparatively cheaper than other harvesting methods. The costs of the belt-filters range from between between $150,000 to ... more

  • 8 years ago

    Hello all,   I was wondering if anyone has any information on extremely high salinity algae cultures.  The particular water I'm looking at can have up to 400,000 ppm (yeah, REALLY high) ... more

  • 8 years ago

    We have develop own way micronutrient extrection technique from soil or say fly ash.

  • 8 years ago

    I have attained the 3rd word asia algae conf and learn lot about the subject. We have started our company of altret greenfuels ltd at India. visit website www.altretgreenfuels.com

  • 8 years ago

    We are pleased to invite oilgae club members to our Algae Talk Session on 19 Sep 2011 at Technology Park Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Algaetech is organizing "Algae Talk Session" with ... more

  • 8 years ago

    Dear Members of Oilgae, I will be attending a algae talk session by Dr. Jonathan Trent, OMEGA Scientist, Ames Research Center, NASA on 19 Sep at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.I have a ... more

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