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  • Algae biofuels

    Biofuel from algae could be a meaningful part of the solution in the future because of its potential as an economically viable, low emissions transportation fuel. As part of the program, ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company is teaming up with Synthetic Genomics (SGI) to develop, test, and produce biofuels from photosynthetic algae. Algae produce bio-oil that can be processed into biofuels ...


  • Algae: Biofuel of the future?

    In the world of alternative fuels, there may be nothing greener than pond scum. Algae are tiny biological factories that use photosynthesis to transform carbon dioxide and sunlight into energy so efficiently that they can double their weight several times a day. As part of the photosynthesis process algae produce oil and can generate 15 times more oil per acre than other plants used for biofuels, ...

  • Energy researchers create crude oil from algae in 30 minutes

    Energy research carried out by workers at the US Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) has resulted in the creation of crude oil from algae in a process that takes just 30 minutes. The method is a continuous chemical process that produces crude oil when a form of harvested algae is poured in - and the algae takes the form of a green paste that has the consistency of ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • Global Algae Biodiesel World 2012

    CJP is set to hold Global Algae Biodiesel World Programme 2012 in India from December 16-17 , 2012. CJP’s Global Algae Biodiesel World 2012 focuses on the entire algae production from lab to scale. Topics are carefully selected to cover the Biology, Engineering, Marketing and Financial aspects of algae commercialization. CJP is recognized as an important platform for productive exchanges ...


    By Advanced Biofuel Center

  • Algae Biofuels Production Technologies Worldwide

    Involvement in the algae biofuels industry shot up by companies 550% between 2005 and 2007, driven by environmental concerns and high crude oil prices. However, oil prices have since declined, and the recent global financial crisis stymied many industries. Currently there seems to be continued interest in algae biofuels, but the industry is also plagued by excessive hype… So what is the ...


  • Tiny algae loom large in biofuel pilot projects

    The production of biofuels from algae gained new prominence this summer when ExxonMobil announced that it will invest up to $600 million in the technology. ExxonMobil and Synthetic Genomics Inc. (SGI) formed a research and development alliance in July to explore the production of biofuels from photosynthetic algae. Photosynthetic algae—such as single-celled 'microalgae' and blue-green algae—are ...

  • Global Clean Energy Inc. Algae Reit Update

    Global Clean Energy, Inc. (OTC PINK: GCEI), has been a publicly traded company since September, 2008 and has seen tremendous challenges and changes in the business of bio-fuels and alternative fuels. The company's Board of Directors from the beginning had as an overriding corporate philosophy to never make decisions that ...


    By Global Clean Energy Inc.

  • NRC drives strategy to commercialize biofuel from algae

    Canada"s National Research Council is collaborating with a number of industrial partners to commercialize technologies for algae cultivation, biomass handling, oil extraction and ultimately, fuel production. NRC is committing approximately $5M in funding through the National Bioproducts Program and the ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Global Algae Biodiesel World India 2011

    Jaipur, India (PRWEB) December 21, 2010---------In the India, CJP is set to hold Global Algae Biodiesel World India Programme 2011 in India from APRIL 5 to 6 , 2011. CJP’s Global Algae World India 11 focuses on the entire algae production from lab to scale. Topics are carefully selected to cover the Biology, Engineering, Marketing and Financial aspects of algae commercialization. CJP is ...


    By Advanced Biofuel Center

  • ReportsnReports - Algae Biofuels Production Technologies Worldwide

    Involvement in the algae biofuels industry shot up by companies 550% between 2005 and 2007, driven by environmental concerns and high crude oil prices. However, oil prices have since declined, and the recent global financial crisis stymied many industries. Currently there seems to be continued interest in algae biofuels, but the industry is also plagued by excessive hype… So what is the ...


  • Seaweed problem could provide algae biofuel solution

    It has often been used as a farmland fertilizer, and in some communities it is eaten as a vegetable, but now researchers believe that seaweed could power our cars and heat our homes too. One species of algae in particular, sugar kelp (Laminaria saccharina), is exciting scientists from Norway. ...


    By Climate News Network

  • BBA announces Algae Biodiesel research Progress

    Algae are tiny, plantlike organisms that grow naturally and are composed of carbohydrates, proteins and plant oil. They are extremely diverse and can be found in most habitats of the world including fresh and sea water, salt lakes, soil, snow and on surfaces such as rocks and the bark of trees. Their ranges from about 1 μm (nanoplankton) to more than 40 m (kelp), with many microalgae used for ...


    By Advanced Biofuel Center

  • Algae Biofuel Biology Science Education System launched

      Biodiesel Business Academy (BBA) has launched Algae Biofuel Biology Science Education System as a part of its campus biofuel initiative for serving schools, colleges and universities, as well as developing world applications. The Centre for Jatropha Promotion & Biodiesel (CJP) is a bioenergy crop research and development company and has highest priority to contribute to the transition ...


    By Advanced Biofuel Center

  • National Algae Association appoints biofuels expert

    The National Algae Association announces a new Research and Development collaborative to accelerate the commercialization of algae to produce multiple fuels: biodiesel, ethanol, jet fuel, hydrogen and biomass for power generation. For the new Research and Development collaborative, the National Algae Association (NAA) has appointed Will Thurmond, a leading global biofuels expert and author of the ...


    By National Algae Association

  • Extreme Biodiesel Contracted With a Algae Oil Company to Produce Biodiesel Fuel for a "Million Mile Test" With Major Trucking Company

    BookMerge Technology, Inc. (OTCBB: BRKM), through its wholly owned subsidiary, Extreme Biodiesel, has contracted with a Algae Oil Company to produce biodiesel fuel from algae oil for a "million mile test" for a major trucking company. Extreme Biodiesel has been working with the Algae Oil Company for two years on establishing procedures for pre-treatment and creating "A-100" biodiesel fuel from ...


  • Diversified Technologies' PEF Pre-Treatment of Algae for Oil Extraction to Help Biorefineries Cut Costs

    Diversified Technologies, Inc. has introduced a low-cost process (patent pending) for the pre-treatment of algae using pulsed electric field (PEF) technology to streamline ...


  • OriginOil`s French Joint Venture Participates in Large-Scale Algae Projects

    OriginOil, Inc. (OOIL), the developer of a ...


    By OriginClear Inc.

  • U.S. EPA recognizes Kuehnle AgroSystems for innovative algae biofuel work

    U.S. EPA Regional Administrator Jared Blumenfeld recognized Kuehnle AgroSystems today for the company’s innovative work in producing algae for use in biofuels as part of the Pacific Southwest region’s environmental awards program. “EPA is pleased to recognize Kuehnle AgroSystems for its innovative techniques that can turn a tank of algae into a tank of gas,” Blumenfeld ...

  • Diesel fuel can be made from Algae - Montana State University

    The same slippery brown algae that covers streamside rocks, making footing hazardous for anglers, contains oil that can be turned into diesel fuel, says a Montana State University microbiologist. Keith Cooksey is one of many U.S. scientists who studied the feasibility of turning algal oil into biodiesel in the 1980s. From 1978 to 1995 a study to investigate algae as a source of fuel and its ...

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