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In the EU, the Register of Biofuels Origination (RBO) was launched on the 16th of January as a permanent system to identify the origins of biofuels used in the EU, under an initiative launched by the European Biodiesel Board. The registry will support the continuation of biofuels-friendly policies as the European Parliament and Council look […]
In California, OriginOil announced that its algae harvesting process reduces bacterial concentrations by as much as 99%. This could extend the shelf life of liquid algae concentrate from hours to days, addressing a key problem standing in the way of the multi-billion dollar algae industry. The results were achieved in lab tests under an independent […]
In Spain, the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism has modified the law passed in April that assigned biodiesel import quotas to include any origin, allowing Argentina and Indonesia to participate in the national market. Imports from Argentina in 2011 reached 719,473 metric tons.
In California, OriginOil has announced that its algae harvesting process reduces bacterial concentrations by up to 99%, although this was achieved in a laboratory. Also, the life of algae was extended up to 12 days. Riggs Eckelberry, CEO of OriginOil, said, “Our End-to-End Production Model shows that you need a lot of acreage to afford […]
In California and France, OriginOil announced that its Algae Appliance was spotlighted as a key process in the recent grand opening of an urban algae showcase near Paris. Featured were the algae growth systems developed by Ennesys, supported by OriginOil’s Algae Appliance in the harvesting phase. Over two hundred attendees from the European construction industry […]
OriginOil, Genomatica take Twitter leads in Hot 50, Hot 30 voting for hottest biofuels, renewable chemicals companies
In Florida, with just four days of voting left in the Hot 50 and Hot 30 rankings, OriginOil took the lead in Hot 50 Twitter voting, while Genomatica took the lead for the Hot 30. This year, 10 percent of the overall rankings will be apportioned to Twitter votes – and dozens of companies have […]
In Norway, biodiesel producer Uniol AS has begun legal proceedings against Petrotec and the European Biodiesel Board (EBB) claiming that the parties have spread false allegations that Uniol produced and marketed biodiesel that was not of Norwegian origin. Uniol claims to possess documentation proving that the parties, who are the company’s direct competitors, created false […]
In California, OriginOil announced that it has received its first international patent for its algae harvesting technology from the Australian patent office. The invention, titled “Systems, apparatus and methods of obtaining intracellular products and cellular mass and debris from algae and derivative products and process of use thereof,” was issued as patent number 2010239380 in […]
In California, OriginOil reported that its Japanese research partner has received government funding for an ambitious algae biofuels program to provide renewable fuels and help eliminate radioactive materials. Dr. Takaaki Maekawa, President of the Research Institute of Tsukuba Bio-tech (RITB), has confirmed receiving grant approval from the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) to […]
In France, OriginOil is getting ready to test its urban-sized algae harvester, the Model 4 Algae Appliance, at the La Défense complex near Paris in collaboration with Ennesys, a local wastewater-to-energy company.