Tag: Photon8

Photon8 aims at $1.25 per gallon algal biofuels

Photon8 aims at $1.25 per gallon algal biofuels

[ 0 ] January 13, 2011 |

In Texas, Automotive Industries online reports that algal fuels developer Photon8 is modeling a diesel fuel cost of $1.25 per US gallon. Their secret sauce? According to AI online, ” Photon8 has demonstrated photobioreactor production rate equal to 1.5 gal/square meter/yr and is on its way to an expected rate of 22,000 gal per 2.5 […]

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Photo8 aims for drop-in fuels from algae

Photo8 aims for drop-in fuels from algae

[ 0 ] November 3, 2010 |

In Texas, Photon8 has announced that it has discovered how to produce hydrocarbons straight from algae to be used as drop-in fuels. According to the company’s CEO, around the time the company was looking into how to make jet fuel, came the realization that the firm’s algae cell growth rate was high enough that it […]

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The Wild, Wild Wet: More algae ventures and projects bloom

The Wild, Wild Wet: More algae ventures and projects bloom

[ 1 ] May 19, 2010 |

Just when early-stage companies like Algenol have partnered up with Valero, Dow and Linde; PetroAlgae with Indian Oil; Martek with BP; Synthetic Genomics with ExxonMobil; Solazyme with Chevron; and Sapphire Energy continuing to attract a stream of senior execs from BP, Ex-Im Bank and elsewhere, it’s been starting to feel like the algae biofuels movement […]

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