Cornell Researchers Explore Algae-based Animal Feed

Cornell University animal science professor Xingen Lei’s lab is testing marine algae as a new protein-rich source of feed to supplement and replace some of the corn and soybean meal mix traditionally given…

Mediterranean Consortium for Algal Biodiesel

Twelve organizations from Cyprus, Greece, Italy, Malta, Lebanon and Egypt have established Med Algae, a consortium to study the production of biodiesel from algae in selected Mediterranean countries…

The Future of Algae, Pt. 4

The Future of Algae, Pt. 4

How will algae production be designed into future landscapes, buildings and communities? What will they look like and how will they work? Algae Competition invited algae enthusiasts, architects, designers, visionaries…

New Harvesting Technique Developed at Sheffield

Sam Shead writes in The Engineer.co that the development of a harvesting technique from researchers at Sheffield University builds on previous research in which microbubbles were used to make algae blooms…

Aurora Algae Appoints Paul Angelico as COO

Aurora Algae has announced the appointment of Paul Angelico as Chief Operating Officer. Angelico will oversee operations at the company’s Hayward, Calif. headquarters, as well as its demonstration facility…

Cal Poly Partners on Algae-Based Wastewater Plant

California Polytechnic State University, of San Luis Obispo, CA has announced a partnership with the California Energy Commission to launch an algae-based wastewater treatment plant at the San Luis…

Arizona Laws Proposed for Algae Farming

Jessica Testa reports in 
Cronkite News that a Democratic Tucson, Arizona lawmaker, Matt Heinz, has introduced two bills that he said will allow for the growth of algae cultivation in Arizona, and have algae…

Maersk Tests SoladieselRD in Commercial Voyage

Solazyme, Inc. has announced that Maersk Line, one of the largest shipping companies in the world, has completed the testing of Solazyme’s 100% algal derived renewable diesel as part of an integrated…

B.A.L. Development Converts Seaweed to Renewable Fuels

A team of scientists from Bio Architecture Lab (B.A.L.), has developed technology that helps to further enable the wide-scale use of macroalgae as a feedstock for advanced biofuels and renewable chemical…

Algae 101: Part 37

Algae 101: Part 37

NASA and DARPA sponsored the 100-year Starship Symposium in Orlando to develop a viable and sustainable model for persistent, long-term, private-sector investment into the myriad disciplines needed to make long-distance space travel…

Synthetic Genomics Hires Stagnitti as VP Nutritional Products

Synthetic Genomics, Inc. has announced they have hired George E. Stagnitti as Vice President for Food and Nutritional Products. Stagnitti comes to SGI with experience in developing sophisticated research…

UC Davis, U of Tokyo Collaborating on Algae Biofuels

Green Car Congress reports that a new joint project between UC Davis and the University of Tokyo, Japan, aims at a better understanding of how algae can be used to make biofuels. It is one of four new grants…

Eldorado Biofuels Using Produced Water to Grow Algae

In New Mexico Business Weekly, Kevin Robinson-Avila reports that Eldorado Biofuels LLC has constructed four raceway ponds at a one-acre site in Jal, in Lea County, New Mexico, where it grows algae with…

Health Enhancement Products Names Andrew Dahl President/CEO

Arizona-based algae producer Health Enhancement Products has named its product development & marketing consultant Andrew Dahl as its President and Chief Executive Officer. Dahl was previously…

Algae: The Cornerstone Feedstock

Algae: The Cornerstone Feedstock

If only there were enough algae to meet the demand. Algae is highly productive, soaks up toxins and CO2, and can be grown without impacting food or fresh water supplies. And it exactly replaces petroleum…

Sebago Farms Plans Massive Greenhouse, Algae Biofuels Facility

Lori Valigra, in Mass High tech, reports that Maine-based Sebago Farms plans to build a 1.7 million square foot mixed-use facility that will house hydroponic greenhouses, a fish farm, and an algae-based biofuels…

WHEH Signs LOI with GNE

World Health Energy Holdings, Inc., a public holding company developing joint venture partnerships for algae production for biodiesel and commercial fish food, has announced the signing of a Letter of Intent…

Solazyme Appoints Mark Warner SVP of Engineering

Solazyme, Inc. has officially announced the earlier appointment of Mark Warner as Senior Vice President of Engineering. In this role since November, Mr. Warner’s responsibilities include the design and…

Algae.Tec Expands US Production Facility

Algae.Tec Limited has announced the expansion of its Algae Development & Manufacturing Center in Atlanta, Georgia. The facility has now increased from18,000 sq. ft. to 70,000 sq. ft. to scale-up production…

Pall’s Algae Separation and Concentration Filter (ASCF) Systems

Pall’s Algae Separation and Concentration Filter (ASCF) Systems

Pall’s systems utilize membrane microfilters to separate and concentrate algae harvested from the growing environment. According to the company, the ASCF system concentrates 100% of the algae cells…

OriginOil, DOE to Develop Algae Crude Conversion for Oil Refineries

OriginOil, Inc. has announced its plans to co-develop an integrated system with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Idaho National Laboratory (INL) for direct conversion of raw algae into a renewable crude…

German Scientists Propose New Catalyst for Algal Biodiesel

MaterialsViews.com reports that Johannes A. Lercher and his team at the Technische Universität München have introduced a new catalytic process that allows the effective conversion of biopetroleum from…

San Diego Algae Jobs Grew Quickly in 2011

San Diego’s research efforts to produce new transportation fuels from algae continue to grow at a rapid pace, generating more than double the number of jobs for local workers in 2011 than were available…

NAA Announces Presenters for SoCal Workshop

The National Algae Association has announced presenters for their Algae Production Workshop, Networking and Tour of Origin Oil’s facility, January 30th at the University of Southern California…

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