Tag: BioProcess Algae

Construction start imminent for Iowa algae biofuels project

Construction start imminent for Iowa algae biofuels project

February 8, 2012 |

In Iowa, Green Plains’ joint venture with BioProcess Algae to build BioProcess’ five acre production facility co-located with Green Plains’ ethanol facility in Shenandoah will soon begin construction. Horizontal reactors were already brought online last year but this new expansion will include Grower Harvester bioreactors and a plant to further dewater and process the algae […]

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Green Plains: era of ethanol asset fire-sales is over

Green Plains: era of ethanol asset fire-sales is over

November 22, 2011 |

In Iowa, Green Plains Renewables says that the days of snapping up cheap ethanol assets are over, as all opportunities for buying up the right equipment at the right location for under $1 per gallon of installed capacity have been bought up. The company hopes to break ground by the end of the year on […]

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Algae confronts its destiny and identity, at ABO Summit

Algae confronts its destiny and identity, at ABO Summit

October 27, 2011 |

Is it algal, or algae? Is HeteroBoost really a technology platform, not a product offered by Michele Bachmann? How do you communicate the complex bio-story to the broader investing public? In Minneapolis, the algal biomass industry seeks the answers. This week, the Algal Biomass Organization is holding its annual Summit in Frostbite Falls. Er, I […]

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The XTL Diet: new paths to feasible, domestic low-carb fuels

The XTL Diet: new paths to feasible, domestic low-carb fuels

August 23, 2011 |

Can synthetic biology capture and utilize atmospheric CO2? And make money? And mitigate the carbon intensity of no-no feedstocks like coal, gas and oil? Opening up new paths towards low-cost domestic energy security? Beyond the entire range of conventional and advanced biofuels – or biomass-to-liquid technologies (BTL), lie a range of Coal-to-liquid, and Gas-to-liquid options […]

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New technology increases algal oil yield, says BioProcess Algae

New technology increases algal oil yield, says BioProcess Algae

June 10, 2011 |

In California, BioProcess Algae has confirmed that early laboratory studies verify an increase in yields of algal oils following treatment with VG Energy’s Metabolic Disruption Technology additives. BioProcess Algae initially performed a Feasibility Assessment Study to establish baseline performance of VG’s technology, with algal strains provided by VG and additional strains from BioProcess Algae. Recognizing […]

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