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US congressman proposes country of origin labeling for fuel

In Washington, ahead of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ruling on the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), and with gas hovering near $3.50/gallon, Rep. Bruce Braley (IA-01) introduced legislation that would allow Iowa consumers to have a choice at the pump. Braley’s Country of Origin Labeling for Fuels Act would require gas stations to post the […]

July 22, 2014 More

The Origin of Sex

Algae researchers think they may have discovered a trigger that establishes gender, and sexual reproduction. We humans experience asexual cellular division, or mitosis, though we rarely write songs or poetry in celebration of it. Our earliest life experience reflects that process, as two cells become four, and four become eight. As multicellular organisms, however — and […]

July 22, 2014 More

OriginOil teams with Catalina Sea Ranch to research off-shore algae production

In California, OriginOil will provide its demonstration-scale EWS Algae Model 12 system to Catalina Sea Ranch, which will use it to treat incoming seawater and harvest algae to feed its shellfish nursery and selective breeding program. Catalina Sea Ranch will provide independent data on the efficiency and use of the machine, and will give OriginOil access to […]

April 23, 2014 More

OriginOil: Biofuels Digest’s 2014 5-Minute Guide

OriginOil’s signature water cleanup technology, called Electro Water Separation (EWS), is a high-speed, chemical free process that efficiently extracts organic contaminants from very large quantities of water. For the emerging algae industry, OriginOil is reducing bacterial contamination, and concentrating algae without chemicals, making large-scale harvest possible. For the oil & gas industry, OriginOil is helping […]

April 14, 2014 More

UW-Madison scientists discovers origins of cold-fermentation yeasts

In Wisconsin, scientists are beginning to color in the margins of yeast ecology and genetics, identifying new strains in new environments and using the tools of molecular biology to ferret out traits that could aid industrial fermentation technologies. Writing in the journal Molecular Ecology, a team led by University of Wisconsin-Madison Professor of Genetics Chris […]

April 10, 2014 More

OriginOil: Transformative Technologies 2014 nominee, “Transformative Harvest, Extraction or Dewatering system”

This is the official Transformative Technologies 2014 nominee page for OriginOil, nominated in the “Transformative Harvest, Extraction or Dewatering” category for its Single-Step extraction system. Voting Rules All voting is exclusively via social media this year. To vote, simply click on the Tweet, Like or Share link in on this page. Each tweet, like or share […]

March 9, 2014 More

OriginOil’s bet on Ennesys pays off 30-fold

In France, OriginOil Inc., developer of Electro Water Separation™ (EWS), and Ennesys SAS, the developer of environmental energy systems for sustainable buildings, announced that Ennesys recently closed a funding round of 300,000 euros through Wicap Ennesys, a special vehicle created by French crowdfunding site Wiseed. The pre-money valuation on this latest round of funding was […]

January 21, 2014 More

Origin Agritech reports unaudited financial results for the year ended September 30, 2013

In China, Origin Agritech Limited announced unaudited financial results for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2013. The company reported an operating profit of RMB18.16 million, compared to a loss of RMB3.47 million in the same quarter of 2012. Total revenues for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2013 were RMB481.69 million (US$77.30 million), a […]

January 13, 2014 More

OriginOil Licenses Technology for Hydroponics in East Asia

In California, OriginOil announced it has agreed to supply its water management solutions to a new East Asian hydroponics venture backed by Orix Corp., Japan’s largest financial services and leasing company. Orca Vision, Japanese eco-solutions provider with sales in Japan, South Korea and China and a manufacturing facility in South Korea, will implement OriginOil’s EWS […]

January 9, 2014 More

OriginOil to launch its permanent technology showcase

In California, OriginOil will inaugurate its Permanent Technology Showcase at model sustainable fish farm Aqua Farming Tech in Thermal, Calif. on Dec. 18. For the first time, OriginOil will publicly demonstrate its field-scale systems to remove ammonia and disinfect fish ponds in a single step, and to harvest algae efficiently for healthy and economical fish […]

December 15, 2013 More