Algae Business: Mixed-Cycle Production, the Growth Breakthrough

Algae Business: Mixed-Cycle Production, the Growth Breakthrough

A recent OriginOil study concluded that algae producers can make gasoline and diesel at their place of production for as little as $2.28/gallon, using a blend of algae and waste feedstocks. ($5.44/gallon using…

Sapphire to License Earthrise Spirulina for Green Crude

Sapphire Energy has announced it has entered into a licensing agreement with Earthrise Nutritionals LLC, Southern California-based producer of spirulina and spirulina-based products, to integrate Earthrise’s…

ABO Issues Call for ABS Presentations

The Algal Biomass Organization is now accepting abstracts for speaking opportunities in breakout or panel sessions and poster presentations for the 2012 Algae Biomass Summit. Abstracts are due by April 6th…

Algae Technology Platform USA Coming to San Diego

A Practical Short Course on Algae Harvesting and Processing for Value Added Applications will be held on April 12-13, 2012. The program, organized by Dr. Ignace Debruyne and Dr. Sefa Koseoglu…

Algal Summit in India Explores Diverse Applications

Algal Summit in India Explores Diverse Applications

The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and Indian Phycological Society held their International Algal Summit February 21-22 at the TERI University, in New Delhi. Billed as “Algae for Sustainable…

Alganomics Upgrades Power Sources with Solar and Wind

Alganomics Upgrades Power Sources with Solar and Wind

Alganomics, LLC, the Southport, North Carolina-based producer of algae for biomass, has installed a photovoltaic solar system to offset energy used during the process of culturing algae for biofuel…

Finding the Common Ancestor to Plants and Algae

Finding the Common Ancestor to Plants and Algae

A University of Arkansas biologist has created a sketch of what the first common ancestor of plants and algae may have looked like. The image appears as part of a “Perspective” article in the Feb. 17 issue of Science…

President Announces Funding for Algae Biofuel Breakthroughs

President Obama has announced new funding to catalyze breakthrough technologies for biofuels—as part of his all-of-the-above energy strategy to reduce our reliance on foreign oil and provide American families…

ARPA-E Ends Algae Project Over Missed Milestones—NAA Comments

The National Algae Association applauds this action by ARPA-E, and commends it for finally taking a stand against the prior practice of funding a grant without regard for milestones. For over 50 years…

Solazyme Reports 4th Quarter and FY2011 Results

Solazyme Reports 4th Quarter and FY2011 Results

Solazyme, Inc. has announced financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2011 and recent key corporate highlights. Total revenue for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2011…

QD Sciences to Debut “Clean Stack” Technology in Turkey

QD Sciences to Debut “Clean Stack” Technology in Turkey

Quantum Dynamic Sciences Inc. and QDS-Environmental Technology Inc., located in North Carolina, New Jersey, and Delaware, have announced the upcoming international testing of their TR-Ultra…

SFCC to Lead New Mexico Centers of Excellence in Biofuels

Santa Fe Community College has been named to lead statewide Centers of Excellence in Biofuels and Green Building/Energy Efficiency under a New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions State Energy…

Singapore Biofuel 2012 Conference Looks to the Sky

Jeff Obbard of Cellana, Jonathan Trent from NASA AMES, Michael Borowitzka from Murdoch University, Syed Isa from Algaetech International, as well as highly regarded phycologists and scientists from Singapore…

Solazyme Roquette to Begin Selling Whole Algalin Flour In Europe

Solazyme Roquette Nutritionals, a microalgae-derived food ingredients company, has announced the company’s exclusive European commercial agency agreement for their food products, with global food…

Algae Biosciences Hires Gordon Aldcorn for Investor Relations

Algae Biosciences Corporation, which owns and operates large-scale algae production facilities near Holbrook, AZ, has retained Gordon Aldcorn to provide investor relations services. Mr. Aldcorn will initiate…

OriginOil Selects Frontline Engineering for Asia-Pacific

OriginOil, Inc. has announced that it has named Melbourne-based Frontline Engineering Australia as OriginOil’s first Certified Support Partner worldwide. Building on a successful collaboration to date…

Manildra Group Awarded First Commercial Certification by the RSB

Australia’s Manildra Group has been awarded the world’s first commercial certification by the Roundtable on Sustainable Biofuels (RSB). The RSB Global Sustainability Standard represents a global consensus of…

Algae 101: Part 38

Algae 101: Part 38

Our human body consists of roughly 100 trillion cells organized biologically. Each cell must be supplied with the nutrients required to sustain life. Metabolism causes the body to consume some of its mineral elements and vitamins in order…

2nd ABBB Conference Calls for Abstracts

The 2nd Annual Conference on Algal Biomass, Biofuels and Bioproducts has issued a call for abstracts
for their June 10-13 gathering in San Diego. Poster and paper submissions are being invited in all areas…

Algaeventure Systems Moving Toward Pharmaceuticals

Rick Rouan writes in Columbus Business First that Marysville, Ohio-based Algaeventure Systems Inc. (AVS) has hired Dr. Guy Carter, a research veteran who retired from pharmaceutical giant Pfizer Inc…

SGI and NEB to Launch Gibson Assembly™ Master Mix

Synthetic Genomics, Inc. (SGI) and New England Biolabs, Inc. (NEB) have jointly announced entering into a non-exclusive licensing agreement whereby NEB will commercialize the Gibson Assembly™ Master Mix…

The Future of Algae, Pt. 5

The Future of Algae, Pt. 5

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, builders, students…

Novozymes and Sea6 Energy Team on Seaweed Research

Novozymes has announced an exploratory research agreement with India-based Sea6 Energy to co-develop a process for the production of biofuels from seaweed. The research alliance will use enzymes to convert…

Evodos Expanding Product Line

Evodos has announced that they will debut their Type 250 centrifuge at Florida-based algae producer Algae 2 Omega. The Type 250 centrifuge, currently in development, is a larger version of the Evodos Type 10…

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