A.I.M. Interview: OriginOil’s Riggs Eckelberry on CA Prop. 23

A.I.M. Interview: OriginOil’s Riggs Eckelberry on CA Prop. 23

California’s clean energy initiatives and businesses are at a crossroads, pending the outcome of Proposition 23 on the November ballot. Should the proposition succeed, it would suspend California’s…

Techno-Economic Modeling: An Invaluable Tool for Invention and Investment

Techno-Economic Modeling: An Invaluable Tool for Invention and Investment

Techno-economic modeling is that well-established process, which when developed in concert with technology, ensures that market-driven prices can…

A.I.M. Interview: Josh Tickell and Rebecca Harrell

A.I.M. Interview: Josh Tickell and Rebecca Harrell

Their films are kinder and gentler than, say, a Michael Moore-type assault on big beaurocracy’s shell games and bumbling ineptitude. Yet, biofueled filmmakers Josh Tickell and Rebecca Harrell…

Predicting Algal Lipid Content using NIR Spectroscopy

Predicting Algal Lipid Content using NIR Spectroscopy

At NREL’s National Bioenergy Center, we are working towards developing a new method for estimating the oil or lipid content and chemical composition in a wide range of algal strains…

A.I.M. Interview: Algae Genetic Engineer Dr. Stephen Mayfield Part 2

A.I.M. Interview: Algae Genetic Engineer Dr. Stephen Mayfield Part 2

We continue with the conclusion of our interview with Dr. Stephen Mayfield…Do you have a concern about genetic engineering? Is there a dark side that you think has a valid risk…