GPRE Outlines Algae Plans on Q1 Call

GPRE Outlines Algae Plans on Q1 Call

Executives of Green Plains Renewable Energy, the vertically-integrated ethanol producer based in Omaha, Nebraska, discussed first quarter 2011 financial results and current developments on their recent earnings conference call…

Richard Wilson Named CEO of BARD-ABS JV

As recently reported, Bard Holding Inc. and Algae Bioenergy Solutions (ABS) have announced a joint venture to develop an algae production facility in Augusta, Georgia. Meetings held last week for their…

Algae.Tec Now Trading on U.S. OTC Exchange

Algae.Tec Ltd, with operations in Perth, Western Australia and in Atlanta, Georgia has announced that its American Depositary Receipts (ADR) has begun trading on the U.S. OTC market under the ticker ALGXY…

WHEH Planning 250-Acre Algae Farm in India

World Health Energy Holdings, Inc., a public holding company operating in the alternative energy sector, has announced that the company’s wholly-owned subsidiary, GNE-India, has completed a land survey…

UA Researches Algae Growth Optimization

UA Researches Algae Growth Optimization

In a collaborative research effort between several departments, scientists and engineers at the University of Arizona are studying ways to optimize the environmental factors to control the rate…

Algae in Nova Scotia?

A Halifax investment guru, James Drage, with Atlantic Venture Capital Partners, told players in the renewable energy field that Nova Scotia could become a hot spot in the world of algae…

Davis Named Board Chairman at Cyanotech

Michael A. Davis has been elected Chairman of the Board of Directors of Cyanotech Corporation. He replaces Gregg Robertson, who resigned in late 2010. Mr. Davis was Vice-Chairman of the Board and has…

HR Biopetroleum Changes to Cellana, New Leadership

HR BioPetroleum, Inc. (HRBP) of Kona, Hawaii, a leading developer of algae-based biofuels and bioproducts, has announced that the company has changed its name to Cellana, Inc., promoted Martin Sabarsky…

A.I.M. Interview: Solix BioSystems’ CEO Joel Butler

A.I.M. Interview: Solix BioSystems’ CEO Joel Butler

To those who have been following Fort Collins, Colorado-based Solix Biofuels, one of the major players in the short history of the algal biofuels industry, rumblings of change have been evident…

Exxon’s Jacobs Gives Algal Update

In the nearly two years since we first announced our alliance with Synthetic Genomics Inc. (SGI), we’ve made good progress in our research aimed at developing next-generation biofuels from photosynthetic algae…

ASU Scores $1 Million Grant to Study Algal Culture Crashes

The hazard of predator contamination is so great that sustainable cultivation of many algal crops, in particular oil-producing algal strains on a large-scale, has not been feasible for many growers…

NAA Announces May Networking Conference

The National Algae Association (NAA) has announced that their next industry event will be held May 19 at the Keystone Industrial Port Complex in Fairless Hills, PA, home of algae cultivators BARD Holding…

Special Report: Spirulina Part 5 Development of a Spirulina Industry – Production

Special Report: Spirulina Part 5 Development of a Spirulina Industry – Production

Over the past 30 years, the spirulina industry has been supplied by many small to large-scale farms around the world, using a wide range of algae…

On Becoming an Algae Entrepreneur in Australia

On Becoming an Algae Entrepreneur in Australia

My introduction to algaculture began as a young Mining Engineer in Yorkshire, in the United Kingdom. It was fueled by my hobby and passion for raising aquarium fish, the delicate larvae requiring…

Genesis and Environmental Lights Announce Collaboration

Boulder, Colorado-based Genesis Biofuel, Inc., a designer and builder of carbon sequester and algal biodiesel refineries, and EnvironmentalLights.com…

BARD and ABS Team for Algae in Augusta

Tim Rausch of the Augusta (Georgia) Chronicle reports that Algae Bioenergy Solutions LLC, a sister company to Augusta-area Green Valley Biofuels, has entered into a joint venture…

Algae 101 Part 25: Algae Industry Expansion from Social and Political Drivers

Algae 101 Part 25: Algae Industry Expansion from Social and Political Drivers

A variety of economic, social and health factors will accelerate algae industry growth. The rising cost of fossil foods, fuels, and fertilizers, while…

USDA and DOE Announce New Funding for Biomass Research

The U.S. Departments of Agriculture (USDA) and Energy (DOE) have jointly announced up to $30 million over four years that will support research and development…

Algae Competition Draws International Response

The 2011 International Algae Competition—a global challenge to design visionary algae food and energy systems, algae landscape designs, algae production systems and new algae foods…

PNNL Studies Algae Petroleum Replacement

PNNL Studies Algae Petroleum Replacement

High oil prices and environmental and economic security concerns have triggered interest in using algae-derived oils as an alternative to fossil fuels. But growing algae—or any other biofuel source—can…

Algae’s Killer App

Algae’s Killer App

Where in the world is the best place for a new algae facility? If you answered, “wherever there’s abundant sunlight for photosynthesis” you’re on the right track. Beyond that, I’d like to offer what I think is an even better answer—one that underpins…

World Water Works to Distribute for OriginOil

OriginOil, Inc. has announced that a process partner, World Water Works, Inc., has agreed in principle to distribute OriginOil’s dewatering and extraction systems to its global customer base…

SFCC Holds First Algaculture Workshop

SFCC Holds First Algaculture Workshop

The Santa Fe Community College held its first Algaculture Seminar and Workshop on April 9th at its new Sustainable Technology Center in Santa Fe, New Mexico…

Aurora Algae Advances to Commercial Scale

Aurora Algae Advances to Commercial Scale

Aurora Algae is making the transition from an R&D-based algal startup to a commercial operation with a diversified line of products now available for sale. Exploiting the nature of…

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