Science Foundation Arizona and ASU Start Algae R&D Center

Science Foundation Arizona (SFAz) and Arizona State University (ASU) on have announced the creation of a world-class center dedicated to researching and bringing to fruition “green” technologies using algae…

ABO Applauds Passage of Algae Parity Bill

The Algal Biomass Organization (ABO) is praising the U.S. House of Representatives for passing H.R. 4168, the Algae-based Renewable Fuel Promotion Act…

Algae 101 Part 13: Why is algae the most efficient way to capture solar energy for food and energy production?

Algae 101 Part 13: Why is algae the most efficient way to capture solar energy for food and energy production?

Our modern societies face substantial sustainability challenges to food and energy supplies. Our future…

OriginOil Launches Expert Services Division

OriginOil, Inc. has announced its launch of algae expert services at a recent gathering of the National Algae Association, highlighted in videos posted at “www.originoil.com/NAA2010”…

Alltech Acquires Martek Algae Facility for $14M

Alltech Inc. a global leader in natural animal nutrition based in Nicholasville, Kentucky, has announced the acquisition of a state-of-the-art algae fermentation facility in Winchester, Kentucky…

Algae World Asia Conference Comes to Singapore

Developments of algae production in the Asia Pacific region will be closely examined at the 3rd Algae World Asia conference to be held in Singapore October 19-20…

Genome of Chlorella Microalgae Decoded

The analysis of the complete genome of Chlorella microalgae, a promising genus for biofuel production, has been completed by the Laboratoire Information Génomique et Structurale of CNRS…

BASF and Solix Biofuels Collaborate on Algae

German-based BASF SE and Solix Biofuels, Inc., of Fort Collins, CO, have announced that they have signed an agreement to investigate the use of algae to produce certain chemicals for BASF…

Phyco BioSciences and CBE to Develop Algae in China

Phyco BioSciences, Inc., has announced an agreement with Hong Kong based China Biological Engineering, Limited to develop two projects in the Peoples Republic of China beginning this Fall…

A.I.M. Interview: Algae Genetic Engineer Dr. Stephen Mayfield

A.I.M. Interview: Algae Genetic Engineer Dr. Stephen Mayfield

If moving genes around on a chromosome is your idea of a good time, meet Dr. Stephen Mayfield, Director of the San Diego Center for Algae Biotechnology. A PhD geneticist from UC Berkeley…

Air China May Use Algae Biofuel in 2011

In a story out of Beijing, jfdaily.com is reporting that Air China Ltd., one of the nation’s top three air carriers, is expected to supply its aircrafts with algae-based biofuel possibly as soon…

Tomorrow BioFuels’ FALCON Algae Technology Wins Award

Tomorrow BioFuels (TBL) will receive the 2010 Innovation of the Year Award for Energy and the Environment on September 22, 2010 for their FALCON Technology, a bio-sequestration…

BioCentric Energy Selling Assets to BioCon

The president of BioCentric Energy (BEHL), Monique Berry, has announced that BioCentric Energy and BioCon (BNPD) are finalizing negotiations for the acquisition of all BEHL assets…

Renewable Algal Energy Scores $3 Million from DOE

Renewable Algal Energy, LLC of Kingsport, Tennessee, has announced that the Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded them $3,000,000 to develop Algal Biodiesel via Innovative Harvesting and…

Airbus and British Airways Join Cranfield U. on Algae for Aviation Fuel

The Sustainable Use of Renewable Fuels (SURF) consortium, which brings together Airbus, British Airways, Rolls-Royce, Finnair, Gatwick Airport, IATA and Cranfield University was announced…

Solazyme Completes Delivery to Navy, and Re-ups

Solazyme, Inc. has announced that it has completed delivery of over 20,000 gallons of algal-derived shipboard fuel to the U.S. Navy, constituting the world’s largest delivery of 100% microbial-derived…

Statoil & Bio Architecture Lab Partner for Macroalgae-to-Ethanol

Bio Architecture Lab (BAL), of Berkeley, CA, and Statoil, one of the world’s largest offshore oil and gas producers, have announced a wide-ranging strategic partnership…

Algae 101 Part Twelve: Lessons from Moscow, Mexico and China

Algae 101 Part Twelve: Lessons from Moscow, Mexico and China

While news of the heat in Russia and fierce wild fires around Moscow dominate the news, two significant new reports have been published on Mexican and Chinese oil production that is declining…

NAA to Discuss Algae Engineering Issues in Houston

As early registration comes to an end on Friday, the National Algae Association ramps up for their Houston conference September 23-25. The event will feature a discussion of the details of the issues resolved…

Aurora Scales Up, Changes Name

Aurora Algae, formerly Aurora Biofuels, of Alameda, California, claims to have introduced the industry’s first photosynthetic algae-based platform for the production of sustainable, premium products…

SRSenergy and Partners Secure $6.2 Million DOE Contract

Solution Recovery Services, of Dexter Michigan, an employee owned industry leader in oil separation and purification systems has partnered with Touchstone Research Laboratory, a privately owned…

UK Scientists Collaborate on Macroalgae to Methane

Scientists in the United Kingdom are proposing the creation of methane gas from algae grown in great offshore farms to power adapted vehicles, according to a recent report published in fis.com…

Solazyme Adds Sir Richard Branson as Strategic Investor

Solazyme, Inc. has upped the ante one more time in the race to get to scaled-up commercialization of algae products, announcing that Sir Richard Branson has personally invested in Solazyme’s Series D…

A.I.M. Interview: Dr. Danny Kainer

A.I.M. Interview: Dr. Danny Kainer

Training a workforce for the algae production industry is going to be a Catch 22 type of situation. It will take a large community of workers with highly developed skills to build the quantity of algal product to fill the eventual pipelines….

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