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  • 9 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

  • 9 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

  • 10 years ago

    hello My dear Friends iam sorry that i could not focus my full attention .. Tamilnadu is now under Dr J.jayalalithaa ...the most dynamic chief Minister will be happy to know Algae biofuel blooms in Tamilnadu

  • AlgaeNova says
    10 years ago

    There is no God to help us to save this planet. We have to do it ourselve!

  • 10 years ago

    The world’s oceans teem with unicellular algae that carry out photosynthesis in the sunlight. It has been known for a while that the particularly abundant diatoms (unicellular algae with a ... more

  • 10 years ago

    Dear Oilgae friends,first of all an excuse to all the ones that have written to me and which I have not answered yet. Please forgive me - it is not ... more

  • 10 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

  • 10 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

  • 10 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

  • 10 years ago

    Once again, I warn for the extreme dangers of interventions into natural habitats. Harvesting algae from open waters can hardly be done without a destabilization of the ecological balance in ... more

  • 10 years ago

    You can`t generalize this I guess it depends a lot on the species you are trying to grow. But since algae productivity is quite high you will be able to ... more

  • 10 years ago

    Hallo Oilgae friends,just in another group "Algae to Growdiesel" the following question popped up: How many photons does it take to make one gram of Nannochloropsis Oculata in an optimal concentration PBR setting? A ... more

  • 10 years ago

  • 10 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

  • 10 years ago

    Today I received my newsletter from the algaeindustrymagazine.com with this report: The Chesapeake Algae Project brings together W&M scientists and their partners to figure out how to use algae to generate bio fuel ... more

  • 10 years ago

    Here I am back and just received disturbing news from my german news-letter IDW: http://idw-online.de/pages/en/news388224 Oceans acidify much faster than ever before in Earth?s history The time I wrote this bit about the ... more

  • 10 years ago

    In sense to this post a little reminder to this news given 4 month ago which shows that development in this field are in continious progress: Analytical chemists from the ... more

  • 10 years ago

    Hallo Oilgae friends, here a little bit of information about ALGAE CCS : http://www.netl.doe.gov/publications/proceedings/03/carbon-seq/PDFs/158.pdf and : http://uregina.ca/ghgt7/PDF/papers/nonpeer/075.pdf and: http://www.rwe.com/web/cms/en/213188/rwe-power-ag/innovations/coal-innovation-centre/rwes-algae-project/ I like to mention that we have one ongoing project with the power plant of Vattenfall, ... more

  • Parkavi says
    10 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
    10 years ago

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

  • 10 years ago

    Hallo Oilgae friends,sorry that I haven`t reached to answer all the quesdtions from the last articel (blog?). You know my short answers and I am a little busy at time, ... more

  • 10 years ago

    Triggered by the post: "The Linux model...."  I will participate with a short overview the way we at Algae Nova are handling this wonderful possibility to use algae sensible.Again this ... more

  • Parkavi says
    10 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
    10 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/

  • Parkavi says
    10 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

  • 11 years ago

  • 11 years ago

    What about the BIOPAL project..BIOPAL project was started to explore the use of algae as raw material for production of bioplastics and biocomposites contributing to sustainable development of european coastal ... more

  • 11 years ago

    Soley Institute is also producing Bioplastic from Spirulina dregs. When they extract some of useful materials from Spirulina microalgae, a large volume of Spirulina dregs are producing as a byproduct. ... more

  • 11 years ago

    Looks like carbon capture using algae is going to be a tough job!! Trying to imagine the area required for such a system.. more

  • 11 years ago

    Is this equipment used only in closed systems like photobioreactors or for openponds as well? Do you have proven increased productivity due to the use of BMR? more

  • 11 years ago

    Botryococcus braunii grows slowly but more

  • 11 years ago

  • 11 years ago

    Are any of the members attendingthe world algae confernce in CA on May 17-19? I am trying to determine if we should set a meeting up if enough are attending ... more

  • Kamdev says
    11 years ago

    Our beautiful planet Earth is motionfull by energy.Sun is the ultimate source of energy on Earth.Thatswhy people in old ages worshiped Sun a mean of paying thanks.We are doing the same thing by doing research on energy.

  • 11 years ago

    SRI is now accepting applications for interns /lab techs / and open pond managers. This is a teaching / research facility (DOE Aquadic Species Open Pond Program) Sun Harvest Proving ... more

  • JoeOrtiz says
    11 years ago

    I am meeting with the national lab to discuss Open pond raceway designs and efficiency models to maximize production tomorrow. This is a theoretical computer program that has been developed and he is asking for data from any open pond growers. Please send contact info if are interested. JO

  • 11 years ago

    Gary Wood from Desert Sweet Shrimp is the authority on shrimp farming. POC gary@desertsweetbiofuels.com more

  • 11 years ago

    Benie, just got back from Pheonix will call tomorrow. Joe O more

  • 11 years ago

  • JoeOrtiz says
    11 years ago

    Yesterday I spent the day with gary wood from Desert Sweet Biofuels in gile Ben d AZ. A very knowledgeable shrinp farm that knows algae. I want to discuss temp. and how different strains react to cold. Any thoughts rom any one??

  • 11 years ago