James Cook U. commercializing algae research

Tony Raggatt writes in townsvillebulletin.com that James Cook University, a leading algal research facility located in Townsville, Queensland, Australia, has started to commercialize its research…

MBD Energy Fuel Briquettes

MBD Energy Limited, of East Melbourne, Australia, is now marketing algae biomass briquettes made from algae biomass (either macroalgae or microalgae) for use as a replacement for fossil fuels including oil or coal in certain situations. It can be used…

MBD Energy Awarded for Innovation

Australia’s MBD Energy took the award for Innovation in New and Emerging Industries, sponsored by the Australian Government’s Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation. MBD Energy was…

OriginOil Ships First SSE Production System

Original Oil has announced that it has shipped its first commercial-grade Single Step Extraction (SSE) system, the sale of which had been announced earlier this year, to support MBD Energy’s…

Evodos Algae Harvesting

Evodos demonstrates their algae harvesting system in place at the MBD Energy facility in Townsville, Queensland…

Evodos Scales Up in Australian Carbon Storage Program

Evodos B.V., the Netherlands-based developer of low energy centrifugal systems, has received the order to supply all of the algae harvesting machines for MBD Energy’s 1 Ha power stationplant in Australia…

OriginOil in Australia

OriginOil prepares for the industrial demonstration site at Tarong Power station, and presents to industry attendees at Algae World Australia 2011, with a site visit to MBD Energy’s end to end algae production site at James Cook University…

MBD on Path to IPO

Giles Parkinson writes in Australia’s Climate Spectator that Algae group MBD Energy is one step closer to an IPO after successfully raising $22 million in its fourth round of private fundraising. The company…

OriginOil Develops Real-Time Control Network for Large Scale Algae Harvesting

OriginOil, Inc. has announced that it has developed a real-time control network to supervise continuous algae harvesting operations at very large algae production sites. Code-named “Green Stick” the network…

Algae World Australia Coming in August

If you think that Australia has become the new darling of the algae world, there’s little reason for doubt. American and European companies and research groups are at play down under…

OriginOil to Build Large-Scale Algae Extraction System

OriginOil, Inc. has announced it has received an order for a large-scale algae extraction system from a leading solutions provider in the field of industrial CO2 waste management, MBD Energy…

Algae’s Killer App

Where in the world is the best place for a new algae facility? If you answered, “wherever there’s abundant sunlight for photosynthesis” you’re on the right track. Beyond that, I’d like to offer what I think is an even better answer—one that underpins…

OriginOil to Deliver Extraction System to MBD

OriginOil, Inc. has announced that it is about to ship a Single-Step Extraction™ System to MBD Energy Ltd, the second product to be delivered in its multi-phase commercialization agreement…