U of Delaware’s pollution-fighting algae

U of Delaware’s pollution-fighting algae

New research at the University of Delaware has identified a hardy algae species showing promise in both reducing power plant pollution and making biofuel. The microscopic algae…

Indiana startup developing all-weather algal strain

Indiana startup developing all-weather algal strain

A West Lafayette, Indiana company that developed a strain of algae that grows yearlong in the Midwest has increased production to a level of 20 liters in six days. Mustapha Benmoussa, founder and CEO…

Spanish town turning sewage into clean energy

Spanish town turning sewage into clean energy

Is a Spanish resort town with sprawling golf courses and tree-lined beaches the world’s first plant to convert sewage into clean energy? A facility in Chiclana de la Frontera, on the southwest tip of Spain, is using…

FIT Awards Water Quality Laboratory Grants

Yarmouth, Maine-based laboratory instrumentation manufacturer Fluid Imaging Technologies has awarded its FlowCAM® Water Quality Laboratory Student Internship Grant to New Jersey American Water…

Caron Products 6321/6341 Algae Growth Chambers

Caron Products 6321/6341 Algae Growth Chambers

Caron Products & Services, Inc. has provided high quality temperature control solutions to a variety of plant growth markets since 1985. Increasing demand for customized algae units has prompted the…

CO2-consuming algae in the new Era of Regulation

CO2-consuming algae in the new Era of Regulation

Today’s announcement (June 25, 2013) by the Obama Administration on regulations to reduce the United States’ greenhouse gas emissions presents significant partnership opportunities for the U.S. algae…

New Global Energy adopts OriginOil technology

OriginOil, Inc. have announced that New Global Energy (NGE) will implement OriginOil’s water sanitizing and algae production technology as part of its strategy to acquire and restart shuttered fish farms in…

A breakthrough in artificial photosynthesis

A breakthrough in artificial photosynthesis

A research team at Chalmers University of Technology, in Gothenburg,
Sweden, has made a nanotechnological breakthrough in the first step required for artificial photosynthesis. The team has…

ABO responds to Supreme Court ethanol decision

The Supreme Court on June 24, 2013 halted the progress of a challenge to E15 fuel sales, a move boding well for the future of biofuel future, as well as algae companies operating in the ethanol space…

Solazyme and Roquette dissolving joint venture

Solazyme, Inc. and Roquette Frères, S.A. have announced their intentions to dissolve their joint venture, Solazyme Roquette Nutritionals, LLC, in accordance with their Joint Venture and Operating Agreement…

Algatechnologies expands with $50 million private investment

Algatechnologies expands with $50 million private investment

Stanley Green writes in the Jewish Business News about Bradley Fried and Leon Blitz, owners of the private investment company Grovepoint, who recently invested $50 million…

AlgaeLab Systems Upgraded Sensors

AlgaeLab Systems Upgraded Sensors

Algae Lab Systems has upgraded its sensor products with a new line of durable process grade sensors. All sensors come with 3/4″ NPT threads on the front and rear of the sensor for convenient mounting configurations…

Muradel’s first “green crude” unveiled

Kayleigh Bruce writes in the Whyalla News (Australia) that Resources and Energy Minister Gary Gray was in Whyalla, South Australia, last week to unveil the first “green crude” produced by Muradel Pty Ltd from…

Aurora Algae expands patent portfolio

Hayward, CA and Western Australia-based Aurora Algae has received a Notice of Allowance from the United States Patent and Trademark Office for U.S. Patent Application Serial No. 12/480,635 entitled…

S4CO2 joint ventures with Quinlan for omega-3/astaxanthin enriched oils

S4CO2 joint ventures with Quinlan for omega-3/astaxanthin enriched oils

Toronto, Ontario-based Solutions4CO2 Inc. (S4CO2) has announced finalizing a joint venture with Quinlan Brothers Ltd. (Quinlan), previously announced by the parties under a Letter of Intent dated March 22, 2013…

Water treatment startup Algal Scientific now mining beta glucan

Ben Freed reports in the Ann Arbor Business Review that Algal Scientific – a startup which emerged from Michigan State University in 2008 to use algae for reducing the costs of water treatment…

Algae Medical Solutions: Part 5

Algae Medical Solutions: Part 5

The Centers for Disease Control, (CDC) reported that one out of three American children born after the year 2000 will contract diabetes – predominantly due to a poor diet of nutrient-deficient calories. Over 40% of women are likely to contract diabetes….

Ehux “Tree of Life” alga sequenced

Ehux “Tree of Life” alga sequenced

Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Joint Genome Institute (DOE JGI) have announced completion of sequencing the Emiliania huxleyi (Ehux) genome, allowing them to compare the sequences of this bottom of the food chain alga…

Algenol ends plans to expand in Florida

Fort Myers, Florida ABC television station WZVN-HD reports that Algenol is scrapping plans to build a nearly $500-million algae-to-ethanol production plant in Florida, in the aftermath of Governor Rick Scott…

Biomedical benefits of macroalgae study in Chile

Analia Murias reports in Chile’s fis.com that researchers at the University of Santiago de Chile (USACH) are studying three species of macroalgae: Mazzaella laminarioides, Sarcothalia crispata and Ahnfeltia plicata…

World Water Works Invests in Aquanos Energy

Pollutionsolutions-online reports that Oklahoma City, Oklahoma-based World Water Works, Inc., a designer and manufacturer of wastewater treatment solutions, is making an investment in Aquanos Energy…

OriginOil’s AlgaeAppliance cleaning water for fish farms

OriginOil’s AlgaeAppliance cleaning water for fish farms

Technology originally developed by OriginOil to concentrate algae from solution has not only been recently adapted to the petroleum fracking world for cleaning produced water, but is now also being…

ABO members advising DOE on algae policies

The Algae Biomass Organization (ABO) membership is being asked to provide input to the Department of Energy (DOE) on issues of interest to the developing algae industry. This new dialogue began recently…

Mabfuel collaboration exploring microalgae for biofuel

The Marine Algae Biomass for Fuel (Mabfuel) project, a collaboration among organizations in Ireland, the United Kingdom and Turkey, is running a multi-disciplinary research program aimed at developing…

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