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USU algae and safflower biodiesel helps blow past speed record

USU algae and safflower biodiesel helps blow past speed record

September 11, 2014 |

In Utah, biodiesel made from algae and safflower seeds has been used to blow past a small-engine diesel truck speed record, racing across the Bonneville Salt flats at 135 miles per hour. The fuel, created by researchers at Utah State University, “stacked up” to traditional fuels, according to one of the team’s scientists, Michael Morgan. […]

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Algae Based Biofuel Technical Material Market Report 2014 launches

Algae Based Biofuel Technical Material Market Report 2014 launches

September 3, 2014 |

In Ireland, Research and Markets announced the addition of the “Algae Based Biofuel Technical Material Market Report” report to their offering. The report, according to its authors, provides a technical, analytical and statistical insight into the algae based biofuel market. The market analysis includes volume trends, value trends, price trends, key players, market breakup by […]

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Algae to be used for cattle feed in Australia

Algae to be used for cattle feed in Australia

August 28, 2014 |

In Australia, algae may have a new application: cattle feed. Research sponsored by Meat and Livestock Australia and conducted by the University of Queensland was unveiled last week, debuting an on-farm algae growing prototype in Queensland. Lead researcher Professor Peer Schenk said the farm showed algae could be grown easily in Australian conditions without competing […]

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Aquafuel algae fuel to be used to power electric Grand Prix series

Aquafuel algae fuel to be used to power electric Grand Prix series

August 27, 2014 |

In the UK, Aquafuel’s algae fuel will be used to power the world’s first electric Grand Prix series showcasing zero emission technologies. Formula E’s sustainability manger Julia Pallé told BusinessGreen the championship organizers have signed a deal with U.K. startup Aquafuel to supply generators powered by glycerine, a byproduct of biodiesel that also can be […]

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Algae Systems completes demonstration of new process

Algae Systems completes demonstration of new process

August 20, 2014 |

In Alabama, Algae Systems LLC completed demonstration of a new biofuel production approach in early-August jointly with Japans IHI Corporation. The process is based on the conversion of algae and wastewater to energy and clean water. A demonstration plant, located in Daphne Alabama, combines wastewater with algae to produce the worlds first energy-generating wastewater treatment […]

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Algae-fueled BIQ building in Germany a great success

Algae-fueled BIQ building in Germany a great success

August 11, 2014 |

In Germany, a building running on algae fuel has been operating for over a year and residents inside say they are happy and that energy performance is great. The Bio Intelligent Quotient (BIQ) building runs on the heat produced by photosynthesis and algae biomass which is harvested and dried. A prototype building, BIQ is being […]

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Algae’s Secret Investor trims the sails: Reliance re-ups Algenol, Algae.Tec, drops Aurora Algae

Algae’s Secret Investor trims the sails: Reliance re-ups Algenol, Algae.Tec, drops Aurora Algae

August 3, 2014 |

Re-ups investment in Algenol and Algae.Tec, while dropping Aurora Algae, say sources — resulting in shake-ups at Aurora. When it comes to algae, Reliance Industries has been anything but loud in touting its interest in and investments in algae energy R&D. Back in early 2010, a lot of data began to accumulate suggesting that Reliance […]

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Renewable Algal Energy aims for first commercial algae project by Q4 2014

Renewable Algal Energy aims for first commercial algae project by Q4 2014

August 3, 2014 |

In Switzerland, Renewable Algal Energy said that Q4 2014 is the target date for the first RAE commercial algal production systems, producing products for the nutraceutical, animal nutrition, and renewable fuels markets — adding that ABB will supply control systems, instrumentation, low voltage electrical equipment and variable speed drives that will help those integrated algal […]

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ABO’s Summer of Algae 2014 celebrates successes in Washington, across the US

ABO’s Summer of Algae 2014 celebrates successes in Washington, across the US

July 21, 2014 |

In Washington, ABO has announced several successes in its Summer of Algae 2014 push. Sapphire Energy has announced a partnership with Sinopec in China to develop algae-derived fuels in one of the world’s fastest growing economies. This international announcement came on the heels of new from two more ABO members: Cellana inked a partnership with […]

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Cellana lands milestone $3.5M DOE algae grant

Cellana lands milestone $3.5M DOE algae grant

July 17, 2014 |

  In Washington, the US Department of Energy announced today $3.5 million for an algae project aimed at accelerating the development of sustainable, affordable algal biofuels. This research project supports the Department’s goal of producing 2,500 gallons of algal biofuel feedstock per acre per year by 2018, an important milestone toward reducing the cost of […]

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