DOE awards $3.5 million to Cellana for algal biofuels

The U.S. Energy Department has announced $3.5 million for an algae project aimed at accelerating the development of sustainable, affordable algal biofuels. This research project supports…

Cellana announces appointments and promotions

San Diego and Kailua-Kona-based Cellana, a leading developer of algae-based feedstocks for biofuels, animal feed/food and Omega-3 nutritional oils, has announced that Valerie Harmon…

Neste Oil signs algae oil off-take deal with Cellana

Finland-based Neste Oil, the world’s largest producer of renewable diesel, has signed a contingent commercial off-take agreement with Cellana, an algae biomass developer based in San Diego…

Cellana appoints Michael J. Kamdar as President

San Diego, CA and Kailua-Kona, HI-based Cellana, Inc., has announced the appointment of Michael J. Kamdar as president of Cellana. Kamdar will be primarily responsible for commercialization…

Cellana Launches ReNew™ Product Line

San Diego and Kailua-Kona, Hawaii-based Cellana, Inc. announced the launch of its ReNew™ brand and ReNew Omega-3 line of algae-based products at the GOED (Global Organization for EPA and DHA)…

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…

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…

Cellana Algae Consortium Adds Another Partner

Cornell University researchers have joined Kailua Kona, Hawaii-based algal biofuel research company Cellana, along with Duke University, San Francisco State University, the University of Hawaii…

DOE Announces $24 Million for Algal Biofuels Research

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced the investment of up to $24 million for three research groups to tackle key hurdles in the commercialization of algae-based biofuels. The selections will support the…