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  • 6 years ago

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

  • 8 years ago

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

  • 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

  • 8 years ago

    Are the requirments for sensors and controls for inputs basicaly the same for photo' and hetro' algae reactors?  Can you site some companies that have control systems ready to apply to ... more

  • 8 years ago

    Hi Gopinelli, Well finally someone who is getting a clue about how to solve the problem of growing algae in a large enough scale to make a profit and  be able to ... more

  • 8 years ago

    Paulo, if you send me what you have designed so far I will make comments on those ideas. If you want to keep this dialog private use my e-mail address. alanschaefer@att.net If ... more

  • 8 years ago

    Bhani,  I think you are right about the silica content of rice husks and straw.  Besides burning to ash how else might one reduce the straw and husk material to ... more

  • 8 years ago

    What is your source for nano-silca?  We have a very large Frac sand processing factory and open mine less than twenty miles from us.  Do you think they would have any ... more

  • 8 years ago

    http://www.powerplantccs.com/forum/Algae nova is right. There is no one to fend for us. We need to save ourselves.Algae to oil is all our eyes are on.But the world may reach a ... more

  • 8 years ago

    Last year , Shell’s officials announced that Shell will narrow its research paths in advanced biofuels from 10 advanced technologies to five in 2011, and described 2011 as “the year ... more

  • 8 years ago

    Congratulations to Surajit Khanna and the rest of the crew for your successful efforts in bring a new commerical algae venture into existence. Below is a copy of a news release by the NAA. T Home of ... more

  • 8 years ago

    Dear members of Oilgae Club,I am happy to share the accomplishment of our company, AlgaeTech International in the field of Algae-based Carbon Capture. Our company has constructed a photobioreactor system, ... more

  • 9 years ago

    November 26 2010 03:00:15 PM Hello FOA, I will spend some time and see how far I get along the road looking for an answer for the question: Which is better a ... more

  • 9 years ago

    Scientists from a consortium of nine central laboratories have undertaken a project to discover potential of making bio fuel commercially from microalgae.The project called ?New Millennium India Technology Leadership ... more

  • 9 years ago

  • 9 years ago

    Bionavitas is supposed to be making low cost PBRs, isnt it ? Anyone who has tried their pbr ? more

  • 9 years ago

    I agree with Shankar. Now the price question has been resolved to a great extent. Let us congratulate Solazyme for delivering a large quantity, the first of its kind, a pioneering ... more

  • Krupali says
    9 years ago

    The gold dust twins of advanced biofuels, Jonathan Wolfson and Harrison Dillon at Solazyme have been working nearly a decade on their Solazyme brainchild and ran the gamut on ways to grow algae before settling on their 'grow in the dark' strategy. KRUPALI

  • Krupali says
    9 years ago

    Paul Woods, who has shepherded Algenol Biofuels from a little-known start-up to near household-recognition status within biofuels, landing a signature partnership with Dow and a massive grant from DOE for its unique algae-to-ethanol process. KRUPALI

  • 9 years ago

  • 9 years ago

    List of companies and Universities working on algae jet fuel: Companies 1. Solazyme 2. Honeywell UOP 3. Solena 4. Sapphire Energy 5. Imperium Renewables 6. Aquaflow Bionomic Corporation Universities 1. Arizona state university 2. Cranfield University Supporting Airline Industries 1. Boeing 2. Honeywell/UOP 3. ... more

  • 9 years ago

    Blake where did you get the number of $150 per square meter for a cost for a modern PBR? A square meter is not a good way to compare ditches with ... more

  • 9 years ago

  • Parkavi says
    9 years ago

    Algae Biofuels Focus of Session at Delaware Conference - Tamra Fakhoorian with the National Algae Association talks on %u201CAlgae for Energy: The Long Road to Fuel" Independence.%u201D

  • Parkavi says
    9 years ago

    Solazyme delivers 20,000 gallons of algae-based shipboard fuel to the U.S. Navy

  • 9 years ago

    Best of luck Parkavi ! more

  • 9 years ago

    I came across this radio / BBC site about richard branson and algae.I have always been fascinated by Richard Branson.I am not able to get the accent perhaps due to the ... more

  • 9 years ago

    Thanks Duncan. more

  • Krupali says
    9 years ago

    Dr. Venter is turning from reading the genetic code to an even more audacious goal: writing it. !!

  • 9 years ago

  • 9 years ago

    Let's continue with the math on a industrial algae system that converts 25,000 scfm of CO2 into crude algae oil and dry algae meal. BTW, what is going to happen to ... more

  • 9 years ago

    Shankar, I have been working 16 hours per day for the last????? long time. Not bad for an old guy of 72. I LOVE it!! But as my mother (she ... more

  • Parkavi says
    9 years ago

    Algae-based biofuel can have 4X carbon footprint of petro-diesel, study says - http://www.smartplanet.com/business/blog/smart-takes/algae-based-biofuel-can-have-4x-carbon-footprint-of-petro-diesel-study-says/9708/

  • Parkavi says
    9 years ago

    PetroAlgae, uses algae, diatoms, angiosperms, or cyanobacters to produce diesel fuel, has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a public offering of stock to raise an estimated $200 million - http://smartenergynews.net/2010/08/12/petroalgae-files-for-200-million-public-offering/

  • 9 years ago

    A process breakthrough of extracting world-class Agarose a gelatinous substance from Gracilaria dura, a seaweed mostly found on Gujarat coast has burst the global myth that Indian seaweeds are poor ... more

  • Parkavi says
    9 years ago

    According to a study released by the San Diego Association of Governments, algal biofuels research employs 410 scientists but increases to 784 jobs including indirect jobs. The industry provides nearly $44.6 million in salaries.http://domesticfuel.com/2010/08/09/san-diego-a-hot-bed-of-algal-activity

  • Krupali says
    9 years ago

    "When you get to economics, you have to ask how one values carbon"

  • Krupali says
    9 years ago

    Companies that rely on photosynthesis exclusively to grow algae are being overly optimistic on the amount of land that's required.

  • 9 years ago

    Fish oil capsules have not been popular with al due to their fishy smell and also the fear that the fish used for extracting oilmay have been contaminated by ocean ... more

  • 9 years ago