EADS launches algae to kerosene project in Germany

The European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company N.V. (EADS) has announced plans to build an algae technical center, to produce biokerosene from algae. One of three projects sharing a €11m…

Hybrid algae/electric airliner plans unveiled in Paris

At the recent Paris Air Show aerospace giant EADS and the engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce unveiled the plans for the “E-Thrust” project, the first “hybrid” airliner propelled by a combination of electricity…

Algaetech signs with EADS and AMIC for wastewater to jet fuel

EADS, the parent company of Airbus; Aerospace Malaysia Innovation Centre (AMIC); and Malaysia-based Algaetech International Sdn Bhd have announced the signing of a Research…

ENN, EADS/Airbus to Collaborate on Algae-based Aviation Fuels

China’s ENN and Europe’s EADS have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to co-develop microalgae-based aviation fuels. The agreement was made public at the China International Air Show in…

AIM Interview: Algaetech CEO, Syed Isa Syed Alwi

When Syed Alwi speaks about the algae industry, you get the feeling that he really has his finger on what’s going on globally. He gets around, and is a bit of a kingpin in the Asian algae world, orchestrating…

Cultivating Algae in Bermuda

With algae-focused companies and research organizations springing up all over the world, even the small British island of Bermuda has joined the international fray of nations hosting algae research organizations. At the Bermuda Institute…

Algaetech Receives Asia Pacific Green Excellence Award

Algaetech International Sdn. Bhd., of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, has announced it has received the 2011 Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific Green Excellence Award for Service Innovation in Algae Technology…

FAA’s CLEEN Program Envisions Greener Airspace

The Federal Aviation Administration has announced $125 million in new contracts in its latest effort to make air travel cleaner and greener, in support of technologies to reduce commercial jet fuel consumption, greenhouse gas emissions, and noise…

EADS Debuts First Algae-Powered Aircraft

The European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company N.V. (EADS) flew the first aircraft powered solely by algae-based biofuel today at the ILA Airshow in Berlin as part of the daily flying display…

EADS Backs Algae As Future Biofuel

A report by Graham Warwick reveals that Airbus parent company EADS is backing algae as the best source of sustainable jet fuel, arguing that other feedstocks will not allow the airline industry…