QuikChem 8500 Series 2 Flow Injection Analysis System

QuikChem 8500 Series 2 Flow Injection Analysis System

The Lachat Instruments’ QuikChem 8500 Series 2 Flow Injection Analysis System features high sample throughput and simple, but rapid, method changeover. The system maximizes productivity in determining…

Photon8 Developing ‘Drop-In’ Fuels from Algae

Photon8, Inc., of Brownsville, TX, has announced that it has succeeded in producing “drop-in” fuel components from its “genetically improved” algae. The recent tests were performed by an…

61 Million Gallons per Year by 2020?

According to a new report from Pike Research, a market research and consulting firm that provides in-depth analysis of global clean technology markets, algal biofuels production will grow rapidly…

Why Might Algae Resolve Public Health Challenges?

Why Might Algae Resolve Public Health Challenges?

Today the four most prevalent deficiency diseases globally in public health are: malnutrition, nutritional anemia (iron and B12 deficiency), xerophthalmia (vitamin A deficiency) and endemic goiter…

Senator Nelson Talks Tax Incentives at Algenol

As reported by the Algal Biomass Organization (ABO), U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson just visited Fort Myers, Florida, to showcase his proposal to offer tax incentives to algae-based fuel producers…

Natural vs. Synthetic Flocculents

Natural vs. Synthetic Flocculents

Synthetic polymers used in water/wastewater treatment, and in some instances algae flocculation, are made from monomers obtained from the fractional distillation of oilfield hydrocarbons at oil refineries. The problem with these monomers…

Navy Demonstrates Algal Fuel Powered Vessel

In news from Defensetech.org, the US Navy, as part of its plan to develop a “Green Fleet” by 2016, has just provided its first public demonstration of a boat that runs partly on algae…

New Collaboration on Economy, Energy and Environment

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has joined the U.S. Department of Commerce, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the U.S. Small Business…

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…

LakeMaster to Co-locate at Northern Biodiesel Refinery

LakeMaster Corporation, of Rochester, NY, has announced a move to co-locate in space within the refinery of Northern Biodiesel, Inc. in Ontario, NY. LakeMaster will produce lipid oil…

Innovation Award for Algae Growth Booster

According to the UK Guardian, an algal growing bubble-maker has won a £250,000 prize from the Royal Society for its fluidic oscillator that the inventor claims transforms the cost…

Shell Sees 2011 as “Year of Choices” on Biofuel

In a story by Scott Malone posted on Reuters, Royal Dutch Shell, which has been investigating about 10 second-generation biofuel technologies that would use nonfood raw materials…

NAA Looking to Fast-Track Commercialization

The National Algae Association’s (NAA) collective of producers, researchers, technologists, engineering and equipment manufacturers have developed preliminary designs for a 100-acre…

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…

Algae Industry Growth and Future Directions

Algae Industry Growth and Future Directions

Predicting the future of the algae industry provides intrigue and excitement. One way to anticipate industry directions occurs from interviewing experts who know the pulse for our industry such as Mary Rosenthal…

Ford Scientists to Explore Algae Biofuels

Ford Motor Company scientists have announced that they are working to understand the suitability of algae as potential automotive biofuels. This effort is an integral part of Ford’s desire…

Dr. Keith Cooksey Joins A.I.M. Advisory Board

The publishers of AlgaeIndustryMagazine.com are pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Keith Cooksey to the A.I.M. Science and Industry Advisory Board. Dr. Cooksey joins a panel of top industry professionals…

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…

Solazyme and Ecopetrol Extend Algae Partnership in Colombia

Solazyme, Inc. has signed its third development agreement with Ecopetrol, the largest company in Colombia and one of the four major oil companies in Latin America, to analyze manufacturing viability…

CCA Developing Powdered Algae as Jet Fuel

CCA Developing Powdered Algae as Jet Fuel

Recent press about the seemingly novel concept of powdered algae as a jet engine fuel has raised eyebrows in the airline industry, and among competing algae processing technologies…

Algae 2020 Vol. 2 Market Study Released

Emerging Markets Online, a market research consulting and publishing firm specializing in analyzing global energy and biofuels markets, has announced the release of the second volume…

Solid-Liquid Separator by AlterE Technologies

Solid-Liquid Separator by AlterE Technologies

AlterE Technologies’ new Solid-Liquid Separation (SLS) Lab Model provides researchers with a tool to evaluate processing possibilities for separation of materials into valuable products and by-products…

Aurora Algae Expands Operations to Perth, Australia

Aurora Algae has announced the company is expanding operations with the opening of a new regional headquarters in Perth, Australia. The new office, to be led by Australian Managing Director…

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…

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