Reports of algal biofuel’s death greatly exaggerated

In an article in Forbes magazine in October — An Algal Biofuel Obituary — Robert Rapier, a chemical engineer in the energy industry, discussed the overhyped biofuel companies in the algae space, and the failures of numerous start-ups that couldn’t deliver on their promises, after hundreds of millions…

ABS to feature the “New Carbon Economy”

The upcoming Algae Biomass Summit, October 14-17, in the Woodlands, Texas, has designated a major portion of the event as “Algae in the New Carbon Economy,” headlined by industry icon, Dr. Algae, aka John Benemann. A pioneering 40+ year algae scientist and consultant, Dr. Algae… [Read the full story]

Benemann, Woertz, and Lundquist Assess Algal Biofuel Potential

Can algae-derived oils support large-scale, low-cost biofuels production? This is the question addressed by industry experts Dr. John Benemann, Ian Woertz, and Dr. Tryg Lundquist, in a Review article…