NAA Announces Algae Production Workshop in NJ

The National Algae Association (NAA) has announced that they will be presenting a Commercial Algae Production Technologies and Networking Workshop, May 1, 2012, at the Crowne Plaza Fairfield…

Heliae Hires Zion & Zion for Marketing and PR

Tempe, AZ-based algae technology solutions company, Heliae, has selected leading Phoenix advertising agency and public relations firm Zion & Zion as its agency of record. The partnership will focus on…

World Biofuel Markets Attracts 1500 to Rotterdam

Europe’s largest annual gathering on biofuels, World Biofuels Markets, brought together over 1500 international delegates March 13-15 in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Experts and executives from…

WHEH Adds Spirulina to Co-venture with Prime

World Health Energy Holdings, Inc. (WHEA), a public holding company developing joint venture partnerships for algae production for biodiesel and commercial fish food, has added a Spirulina algae project to…

OriginOil’s Algae Appliance Model 4

OriginOil’s Algae Appliance Model 4

OriginOil has announced the release of the Model 4 Algae Appliance™, an entry-level, low-cost algae harvester providing a low energy, chemical-free, continuous flow ‘wet harvest’ system to efficiently dewater…

Algal Diesel Outperforms Petrodiesel 2-1 in New Study

A team of scientists at the Argonne National Laboratory has published a paper in IOP Science’s Environmental Research Letters comparing the emissions performance of algal biofuels to petroleum fuels…

NAA Calls Gingrich “Flat Out Liar”

Barry Cohen, Executive Director of the National Algae Association (NAA) is calling for Presidential Candidate Newt Gingrich to retract a statement he made at a campaign stop in Pennsylvania, where he said that…

Trieste Conference Considers Algae in Developing Economies

The International Centre for Science and High Technology (ICS-UNIDO) presented an Expert Group Meeting on Emerging Technologies for the Production of Biofuels and Chemicals from Algae, March 19-21…

Algae 101: Part 40

Algae 101: Part 40

The production of 100 years of starship medicines without resupply represents a substantial challenge. Since the starship cannot depend on finding nutrients or medicines suitable for human life on the voyage, everything aboard the starship…

ABO Updates Info on 6th ABS

The Algal Biomass Organization (ABO) has announced that the 6th annual Algae Biomass Summit will be held September 24 – 27, 2012 at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel in Denver, Colorado…

Algae Technology Platform Announces Conference Details

Algae Technology Platform USA has announced further details for their upcoming conference to be held at the Kona Kai Spa & Resort in San Diego, California. Day 1, April 11, will be devoted to Investors Meet…

New $35M DOE/USDA Funding Announced for Biomass R&D

New $35M DOE/USDA Funding Announced for Biomass R&D

As President Obama went to Ohio State University on March 22 to discuss the Administration’s all-out, all-of-the-above strategy for American energy, the White House simultaneously announced up to $35 million…

GeneArt Precision TALs

GeneArt Precision TALs

Life Technologies has announced the launch of GeneArt® Precision TALs, generally referred to as TAL effector proteins (TALE), which will allow researchers in healthcare, agriculture and energy the ability to edit genomes and control gene activity…

Heliae Named Future in Review FiReStarter

Strategic News Service has selected Heliae as a 2012 FiReStarter company, to be featured at SNS’s tenth annual Future in Review (FiRe) technology conference. FiReStarter companies are selected based…

ABO Calls for ABS 2012 Summit Abstracts

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 to be held in Denver…

Alltech Promotes Algae in Future Farms on International Tour

Animal feed specialists Alltech is taking the message of algae, as a primary component in the feed mix, on their speaking tour of the Pacific Rim, with appearances over the next two weeks in New Zealand…

Northwest Positions for Aviation Biofuels Lead

With Boeing, Alaska Airlines and research labs spread across the state, Washington is looking to develop a leadership role in the aviation biofuels industry, according to a recent article by Kyung Song…

SES Signs Deal with Statoil for Seaweed to Biofuel

Trondheim, Norway-based Seaweed Energy Solutions AS (SES) has signed a cooperation agreement with Statoil, marking a major step forward for SES’s strategic goal of turning seaweed into a commercially viable…

Macroalgae Farming in Spain Gathers Support

Analia Murias reports in fis.com that one of the main conclusions of the recent Seaweed: Uses and Applications conference, is that algae farming in Spain offers good prospects for the future at a time when…

French Coalition Forms for Algae Development

GreenStars, a blue ribbon coalition of research in response to the “French Stimulus Initiative” to develop carbon-free energies, has formed to bring together all the key players in the development of microalgae…

W2 Energy Developing Two Acres of Algae Bioreactors

W2 Energy Developing Two Acres of Algae Bioreactors

W2 Energy, Inc., a renewable energy developer of technologies for new generation power systems, has begun development of its recently purchased property for deploying its patent pending algae bioreactor…

U. of D. Explores H. akashiwo Algae for Treating Smokestack Emissions

U. of D. Explores H. akashiwo Algae for Treating Smokestack Emissions

University of Delaware researchers are studying whether the algal species Heterosigma akashiwo can neutralize harmful smokestack emissions – and also serve as a source of eco-friendly biofuel…

Algae to Omega Gears Up First U.S. Evodos System

Low energy centrifugal systems manufacturer, Evodos B.V., has announced that on March 6th they conducted their first successful run of the Type 25 advanced centrifuge system in the U.S. at the…

ConAgra Foods Exec Joins Aurora Algae Board

Aurora Algae has announced that Paul Maass, president of Commercial Foods for ConAgra Foods, has joined the Aurora Algae Board of Directors. “We are honored and proud to have Paul Maass…

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