In Australia, the Western Australia government has granted the Ashburton Aboriginal Corporation program, AshOil, A$25,000 to plan for expansion of its used cooking oil biodiesel facility. The group produces about 15,000 liters per week and sells 50,000 liters of biodiesel per month via contract to Rio Tinto who uses it for drilling and blasting operations […]
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In California, OriginOil announced it has tripled the capacity of its entry-level algae harvester from four to twelve liters per minute at no additional cost, with improved energy efficiency. It has been dubbed the EWS Algae A12, achieving its energy efficiency with an improved design that reduces electrical resistance and boosts harvesting performance. The available […]
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In California, OriginOil announced the launch of its mid-sized algae harvester, designed, with producer input, for distributed algae production. The new harvester, designated EWS Algae A60, processes 16 gallons per minute of algae water and is ideally suited to distributed architectures. Individual A60 units can each be assigned to manage a pond or bioreactor assembly […]
In California, OriginOil says its Electro Water Separation™ system (EWS) can successfully treat liquid sewage directly at the point of origin, in commercial buildings. A prototype EWS Waste unit (the Waste Appliance™) now processes liquid waste at an urban algae demonstration site near Paris, generating clean, nitrate-rich water to feed algae grown on the building’s […]
In California, OriginOil announced it will establish a permanent technology showcase at Aqua Farming Technology in the Coachella Valley. Aqua operates a 120 acre facility. “We’ve hit the limit of what we can do in our Los Angeles lab,” said Nicholas Eckelberry, OriginOil co-founder and chief inventor. “We need lots of algae and big fish ponds […]
In California, OriginOil announced that AlgEternal Technologies will incorporate OriginOil’s technology to harvest algae as a key component of the company’s proprietary algal production system. AlgEternal Technologies has developed a highly efficient vertical growth, algal culture photo bioreactor (PBR) technology for maximized commercial production of high-quality algae for the wholesale commercial algae production market worldwide. […]
In California, New Global Energy will be using OriginOil’s Electro Water Separation Technology as part of its strategy to acquire and restart shuttered fish farms in the Coachella Valley region of Southern California. “Following OriginOil’s field demonstration earlier this month, we have concluded that this technology is a strategic asset in our drive to restart […]
In Spain, the National Energy Commission has changed the import rules again for biodiesel, now allowing biodiesel origins from any country and not just those within the European Union. The new rule also includes a new grace period during which demonstrating sustainability will be high suggested but not mandatory.
In California, Garden State bioEnterprises announced that it has adopted OriginOil’s harvesting technology as a key component of its proprietary production system for the high-value product Astaxanthin. In a recent trial, GS bioE concentrated its algae with an OriginOil Algae Appliance and then successfully stressed the cells into Astaxanthin-bearing product. ”Being able to concentrate the […]