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IIT Researchers Develop Algae Biodiesel Production Catalyst Using Rajasthan Sand

Researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology have created a catalyst for biofuel production from algae using sand from Rajasthan, nickel and cobalt that cuts the price of production to half of that of fossil fuel. Many catalysts use expensive rare materials such as Rhodium that push up the price of production. The researchers say […]

PKN Orlen to Work on Biofuels

PKN Orlen has planned to grow algae at its production plant in Poland to work on biofuel manufacturing technology.  Orlen will grow algae using carbon di oxide rich gas coming from one of the refiner installations. The oil manufactured from algae will be examined for use as biofuel.  The project will also lead to commercialize […]

Characterization of Pyrolysis Products Obtained from Desmodesmus sp. Cultivated in Anaerobic Digested Effluents (DADE)

Scientists from China performed an experiment to characterize pyrolysis products obtained from Desmodesmus sp. cultivated in anaerobic digested effluents (DADE). The results were also compared to those obtained by cultivating Desmodesmus sp. in Blue green medium BG11 (DBG11). The results showed that both species exhibited similar hydrogen, nitrogen and sulphur content. The carbon content of […]

Algae from the Sea Could Power Planes in the Sky

Scientists from Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) have identified two new ocean based algal strains that can be used as a source of biofuels for vehicles and aircraft. The two new strains Nannochloropsis oceanica and Chlorella vulgaris have dry-weight oil content of more than 50 percent that makes them as ideal sources of biofuel for vehicles and […]

AUB Scientists Find Great Potential in Lebanon’s Coastal Microalgae

Scientists from American University of Beirut have found that Lebanon’s coastal microalgae have great potential to be used in medicine, agriculture, nutrition and as a renewable source of biofuel.  The result of a three-year study was published recently, which described the commercial uses of microalgae. The study is being conducted as part of collaboration between AUB, […]

Research Finds Cyanobacterium for Biotech Applications

Researchers from Washington University have found a fast growing cyanobacterial strain called Synechococcus elongatus UTEX 2973 capable of competing with the growth of other contaminating strains and also eventually to synthesize large quantities of biofuels or other valuable products. The newly identified strain is also very useful for quick experimental work due to its rapid […]

New Microalgae for Biofuel Production

Scientists from Japan and France have found a new microalgae Fistulifera solaris, as an emerging promising candidate for next-generation biofuel technology. The alga was first identified from the samples taken at the junction of two rivers in Japan. Scientists have elucidated the underpinnings of simultaneous growth and oil production by sequencing the genomes of Fistulifera solaris […]

[ More ] February 3rd, 2015 | No Comments | Posted in Algae Oils, Algae-Fuel-Research, Biofuel, Research |

Researchers Produce Two Biofuels from Single Algae

Researchers from Western Washington University have exploited an unusual class of chemical compounds from algae to produce two different algae products simultaneously from single algae. They have found that alkenones which are fat compounds produced by the algal species Isochrysis has the potential to be used as a fuel source. Apart from producing biodiesel from the species, […]

[ More ] January 29th, 2015 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Fuel-Research, Biofuel, University Research |

OriginOil Joins Idaho National Laboratory in Project Proving Algae for Biofuels

OriginOil Inc. a developer of Electro Water Separation is collaborating with Idaho National Laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy in a project to focus on the development and implementation of novel approaches to improve the efficiency in algal biofuels production. The two companies have jointly submitted a proposal titled “Targeted Algal Biofuels and Bioproducts (TABB)”which […]

[ More ] January 29th, 2015 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Fuel-Research, Biofuel, Companies |

Report on Algae-based CO2 Sequestration

Thousands of CO2 emitting power plants and industries are facing a major problem of reducing their CO2 emissions. The best solution for this problem is algae-based CO2 capture technology. This technology is dealt with in detail in Oilgae’s Comprehensive Guide for Algae-based CO2 Capture The report- focuses on carbon dioxide sequestration opportunities using algae and […]

[ More ] December 27th, 2014 | No Comments | Posted in CO2-Sequestration |

Platymonas Species to Produce Biofuel with Wastewater as Growth Medium

Despite being major attraction as feedstock, microalgae are not economically feasible player in terms of cultivation cost. A recent research conducted by Guo Z, Liu Y and others focused on an ecofriendly technology for the production of biofuel from microalgae called Platymonas subcordiformis. The microalgae were grown in pretreated flounder aquaculture wastewaters taken from different […]

Researchers say Yellow Light Increases Lipid Production by Algae

Researchers at the University of Toronto, Canada have discovered that yellow light can be used to produce more lipids from algae. One of the major problems concerned with the biofuel collected from algae is its lower energy density. Researchers at this university used a microfluidic device which could screen for certain conditions for algae to […]

[ More ] July 25th, 2014 | No Comments | Posted in Biofuel, Energy, Research |

New Project on Algae for Fish Feed and Biofuels

A new project which is to be launched in America’s South Sioux City will utilize waste water for algae cultivation and the algae will in turn be used for fish feed and energy generation. In the collaborative pilot project, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and US-based company Clean Energy Chesapeake will focus on algae cultivation for […]

Algae.Tec in a JV with Chinese Company for the First Algae Biofuels Facility in China

In a very recent Press Release, Australia-based algae company Algae.Tec has announced that it has signed an MOU with the Chinese company Shandong Kerui Group Holding Ltd. for building the first algae biofuels and carbon capture facility in China. Press Release Perth, Western Australia/Atlanta, Georgia – 18 January 2012 – Algae.Tec Ltd. today announced it has signed […]

Baltimore to Grow Algae in Sewage Treatment Plant for Biofuels

Black River Plant, a sewage treatment plant in Baltimore City burns methane from sewage to generate electricity. Now an agreement has been approved by the Board of Estimates on the use of CO2 from the waste treatment plant for the cultivation of algae for the production of biofuels. Know All about Algae-based Waste Water Treatment […]

[ More ] June 10th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Wastewater-Treatment |

Comprehensive Oilgae Report – Updated and Insightful

Oilgae has released the latest update of its Comprehensive Oilgae Report and I thought I’d provide you with details of the report and the key takeaways from the report for your reference. As you might already know, the Comprehensive Oilgae Report is the most detailed report covering all the critical aspects of algae biofuels –strain […]

Global Companies Eager to Tap Into Algae’s Potential in Asia Pacific to Meet at 3rd Algae World Asia Conference in Singapore

The recent increase in private and public funding for the algae research underscores the growing global interest in the algae sector. Key executives of top companies keen to explore new algae commercialization opportunities and receive latest industry updates are meeting in Singapore for 3rd Algae World Asia conference on 19-20 October 2010. Press Release Singapore, […]

Conference on Algae Solutions and Investment Opportunities – Singapore, Oct 19-20 2010

The 3rd Algae World Asia conference conducted by the Centre for Management Technology (CMT) in October will run on the 19th and 20th at Goodwood Park Hotel, Singapore. This conference is designed to act as a catalyst to facilitate constructive exchanges among the Academic, Commercial and Investment community involved in algae sector, with agenda that […]

Airbus and British Airways Join Hands with Cranfield University

The Sustainable Use of Renewable Fuels (SURF) consortium which  consists of Airbus, BA, Cranfield University, Rolls-Royce, Finnair, London’s Gatwick Airport and IATA recently nnounced that several companies including Airbus and British Airways have teamed up with the UK’s Cranfield University to push forward the use of algae as an alternative fuel for the aviation industry. […]

[ More ] September 20th, 2010 | No Comments | Posted in Algae, Algae-Aviation-Fuel |

DOE Investment Supports Scale-Up of SRSenergy AlgaFrac Platform.

Press Release Solution Recovery Services, an employee owned industry leader in oil separation and purification systems partnered with Touchstone Research Laboratory a privately owned, U.S. Small business with principal operations in Triadelphia, W.V. The project team has successfully secured $6.2 MM in funding from the Department of Energy to support field piloting of Algal-Biofuel technology […]

[ More ] September 16th, 2010 | No Comments | Posted in Algae, Algae-Energy, Algae-Energy-Companies |

Pilot Stage Efforts in Algae Fuels

Here is a summary of the pilot stage efforts taken in the area of algae fuels. A short description of the company and their pilot stage efforts have been highlighted below: Aquatic Energy (www.aquaticenergy.com) A Los Angeles based company currently working on growing proprietary strains of “green algae” that are native to the southwestern Louisiana […]

[ More ] September 7th, 2010 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies, Algae-Fuel-Research |

Algae-Based Carbon Capture Next to Power Plants at Orissa, India

Algae-based carbon-dioxide capture seems to be an excellent opportunity for industries such as cement industries, iron and steel as well as for companies such as  National Aluminum Company(NALCO) which emit enormous amount of carbon-dioxide into the atmosphere. With the initiative of the Orissa government, a 9.5 million project will be launched to sequester carbon-dioxide from […]

[ More ] September 6th, 2010 | 1 Comment | Posted in Algae-CO2-Capture, Algae-Fuel-Research |

BP ventures into Verenium’s Cellulosic Biofuel Business

Verenium Corp., a Cambridge commercial enzyme developer, has closed the $98.3 million sale of its cellulosic biofuels business to BP Biofuels North America today.As part of the acquisition, Verenium’s pilot plant and demonstration-scale facility in Jennings, La., is now owned by BP BP also takes over the company’s research and development facilities in San Diego […]

[ More ] September 4th, 2010 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Energy-Companies |

Thailand’s Alternative Energy Development Plans to Fund Algae Biofuels

Thailand’s Alternative Energy Development and Efficiency Department may be financing algal biofuel research and development, according to Deputy Director-General Twarath Sutabutr. The department will fund the project and help  two Thai universities – Burapha University and Kasetsart University the leading Australian research institutes James Cook University and the Queensland University of Technology share marine technology […]

[ More ] September 4th, 2010 | 1 Comment | Posted in Algae-Fuel-Research |

Washington State University Takes a Lead on a Aviation Biofuel Project

Washington State University(WSU) along with  Alaska Airlines, Boeing, Port of Seattle, Port of Portland and Spokane International Airport will be working on a algae-biofuel project for aviation purposes. Research will include an analysis of biofuel feedstocks native to the Pacific Northwest, including algae, oilseeds such as camelina and woody biomass. The project will identify potential […]

[ More ] September 3rd, 2010 | No Comments | Posted in Algae-Fuel-Research |

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