Tag: Euglena

New arrival in biobased baby care, but Amyris isn’t only one turning to skin care

New arrival in biobased baby care, but Amyris isn’t only one turning to skin care

September 7, 2019 |

In California,  Amyris has a new baby in town. Babies are booming with about 250 babies born every minute on the planet, and clean and green baby care demand is booming along with it as parents and caregivers are more aware of toxic chemicals and questionable ingredients in cosmetics and skin care. Amyris knows this […]

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Euglena sets sights as an Olympic hopeful for algae-based aviation jet fuel

Euglena sets sights as an Olympic hopeful for algae-based aviation jet fuel

August 3, 2019 |

Midorimushi – other than being a cool sounding Ninja name, it’s scientific name is Euglena. No, it’s not the latest superhero in a manga comic. It’s a kind of algae. In a magical sort of hybrid way, it has both plant and animal properties and has 59 types of nutrients such as unsaturated fatty acids […]

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Euglena teams with Itochu to demo production with thermal power plant waste heat and CO2

Euglena teams with Itochu to demo production with thermal power plant waste heat and CO2

June 24, 2019 |

In Japan, NNA reports that Euglena has teamed with Itochu on a demonstration project in Indonesia that will produce euglena microalgae from carbon dioxide and waste heat from a nearby thermal power plant beginning next month, but the location of the plant nor the project were released. Euglena still plans to begin commercial microalgae production […]

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Euglena believes new partnership will allow it to jumpstart biodiesel commercialization

Euglena believes new partnership will allow it to jumpstart biodiesel commercialization

March 28, 2019 |

In Japan, Euglena has teamed with auto parts manufacturer Denso Tech who the company believes holds the key to its commercialization plans, allowing it to increase production by 1,000—yes, 1,000—percent. Euglena started building its first commercial-scale algae biodiesel production facility last year. Denso has already been researching algae production for the past 10 years. Currently, […]

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Euglena first seaweed to operation to receive sustainability certification

Euglena first seaweed to operation to receive sustainability certification

February 6, 2019 |

In Japan, Euglena Co. became the first seaweed operation in the world to gain certification for its seaweed production in January. Euglena is a type of microscopic algae. It is grown in a high-tech laboratory in Okinawa, Japan, where scientists keep a constant watch on vats filled with the bright green biomaterial. The alga is […]

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Euglena begins producing algae and waste oil biojet fuel

Euglena begins producing algae and waste oil biojet fuel

November 4, 2018 |

In Japan, Euglena has completed its new biofuel refinery plant and launched the production of algae and waste oil based biojet fuel and biodiesel in order to achieve their goal of being the first company to provide biofuel for commercial flights in Japan by 2020. The 60 million yen, or about $53 million, facility can […]

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Euglena using algae-based bio-SPK in power generation trial

Euglena using algae-based bio-SPK in power generation trial

February 1, 2018 |

In Japan, two weeks ago Euglena began testing its algae-based bio-SPK in a power generation facility as part of a trial run schedule to last through June. The company’s pilot facility is expected to come online by October when it will produce about 5 barrels of fuel per day. It believes it can get productions […]

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euglena to set up biojet demo plant by 2018 using Biofuels ISOCONVERSION Process

euglena to set up biojet demo plant by 2018 using Biofuels ISOCONVERSION Process

December 1, 2015 |

In Japan, euglena announced that it has teamed with the City of Yokohama, Chiyoda Corporation, Itochu Enex, Isuzu Motors and All Nippon Airways to produce and supply biojet/biodiesel fuels in Japan for practical use (i.e. commercial flight/public road driving) toward 2020. In order to implement the plan, the company will build Japan’s first demonstration plant […]

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Chevron Lummus Global teams with Euglena for Asia’s first aviation biofuel plant

Chevron Lummus Global teams with Euglena for Asia’s first aviation biofuel plant

February 23, 2015 |

In Japan, Chevron Lummus Global has teamed with Euglena on an aviation biofuel plant that will be the first in Asia. The facility, which will cost upwards of $250 million, is set to come online in 2018. Uglena, or freshwater unicellular organisms, will be the feedstock for the fuel. The contract should be finalized in […]

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