Algae in the waste-to-fuel cycle

John O’Renick, in this insightful piece from the Portland (Oregon) Tribune, writes about the problems we create from treating waste streams as garbage to be disposed of instead of assets for energy production. He suggests that, by using integrated biotechnologies to extract energy as efficiently as possible…

Algae 101 Part 27—SOAR: A New Algae Solution

The SOAR project, Save Our (children’s) Agricultural Resources, holds promise to yield six times the energy derived from the nine billion gallons of corn ethanol produced annually. SOAR may also deliver…

GPRE Outlines Algae Plans on Q1 Call

Executives of Green Plains Renewable Energy, the vertically-integrated ethanol producer based in Omaha, Nebraska, discussed first quarter 2011 financial results and current developments on their recent earnings conference call…