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Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution produces biodiesel and jet fuel from algae

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution produces biodiesel and jet fuel from algae

January 29, 2015 |

In Massachusetts, a common algae commercially grown to make fish food holds promise as a source for both biodiesel and jet fuel, according to a new study published in the journal Energy & Fuels. The researchers, led by Greg O’Neil of Western Washington University and Chris Reddy of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, exploited an unusual […]

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OriginOil teams with Idaho National Laboratory on algae biofuel production

OriginOil teams with Idaho National Laboratory on algae biofuel production

January 28, 2015 |

In Idaho, OriginOil announced that it is collaborating with the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) of the U.S. Department of Energy. A proposed project focuses on development and implementation of novel approaches to improve efficiency in algal biofuel production. Together, OriginOil and INL have submitted a proposal in response to a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) titled […]

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World’s largest oil refinery adds Algenol algae demonstration project

World’s largest oil refinery adds Algenol algae demonstration project

January 26, 2015 |

Reliance Industries taps Algenol, completes algae production system; producing algae from CO2 recycled from industrial processes; could later demonstrate the fuels production capabilities of Algenol’s advanced fuel producing algae and systems.  In India, Algenol and Reliance Industries have successfully deployed India’s first Algenol algae production platform. The demonstration module is located near the Reliance Jamnagar […]

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Algenol’s algae fuel wins EPA approval as advanced biofuels

Algenol’s algae fuel wins EPA approval as advanced biofuels

January 14, 2015 |

EPA certifies its fuels reduce GHG’s by 69% In Florida, Algenol announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved fuels made from Algenol’s process as an advanced biofuel, meeting the Greenhouse Gas (GHG) reduction requirements under the Renewable Fuels Standard. Fuels produced from Algenol are now eligible for a Renewable Identification Number under the […]

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Spanish researchers patent method to better dehydrate algae using less energy

Spanish researchers patent method to better dehydrate algae using less energy

January 12, 2015 |

In Spain, researchers at the University of Almeria have developed and patented a method to dewater microalgae and reduce the “soup” they live in by as much as a third without boosting the overall energy consumption in the biodiesel’s production lifecycle. Rather than using a centrifuge to dehydrate the microalgae, the process developed is more […]

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Algae.Tec signs with China Finance Strategies to introduce tech to greater China region

Algae.Tec signs with China Finance Strategies to introduce tech to greater China region

January 12, 2015 |

In China, Algae.Tec has made an agreement with China Finance Strategies Investment Holdings Ltd (“CFS”) under which Algae.Tec will issue an initial US$0.5m convertible bond and, subject to the achievement of certain milestones, will issue US$5m conditional options to CFS, and CFS will introduce Algae.Tec’s technology into the greater China region. Algae.Tec Managing Director Mr. […]

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Ecuadorian researchers looking at Antarctic algae as biodiesel feedstock

Ecuadorian researchers looking at Antarctic algae as biodiesel feedstock

January 8, 2015 |

In Ecuador, researchers at the Central University of Ecuador are studying species of algae found in Antarctic waters with the hope of someday using them to produce biofuels to power the country’s research facility at Greenwich Antarctic Island. The researchers have determined that algae that are stressed and with limited food produce more vegetable oil […]

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Green Star Products contracted to build demo hybrid algae project near Vegas

Green Star Products contracted to build demo hybrid algae project near Vegas

January 7, 2015 |

In Utah, during the fourth quarter of 2014, Green Star Products signed a contract to build a large proprietary demonstration Hybrid Algae Production System (HAPS) facility for a third party to produce commercial quality algae. This contract is very specific for GSPI to build and operate the HAPS system. However, the algae strains to be […]

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4 Minutes with…Tim Burns, Co-Founder, Board Member, bioprocess Algae

4 Minutes with…Tim Burns, Co-Founder, Board Member, bioprocess Algae

January 4, 2015 |

Tell us about your company and it’s role in the Advanced Bioeconomy. BPA is one of the pioneers in biofilm-based algae production and we are currently operating one of the longest-standing biological carbon capture and re-use facilities in the country. Our co-located facility utilizes waste heat and CO2 from a corn-ethanol plant to produce high […]

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Indian researchers find high-yielding algae in Cochin backwaters

Indian researchers find high-yielding algae in Cochin backwaters

December 25, 2014 |

In India, researchers at the Cochin University of Science and Technology (Cusat) have identified a strain of algae in the Cochin estuary that could provide good yields for biodiesel production, with almost 26% lipids. The challenge will be harvest the yellow-colored algae without them dying.  

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