Early algae patents granted to OriginClear

OriginClear, formerly OriginOil, has announced that the US Patent and Trademark Office recently granted two patents for algae production. The inventors included OriginClear co-founders, Nicholas and Riggs Eckelberry. “We contributed these early patents to our French joint venture… [Read the full story]

OriginOil Renames Company ‘OriginClear’

OriginOil™ Inc. has announced a name change to OriginClear™ Inc., effective immediately. The company ticker symbol, OOIL, will remain unchanged. “As our company has grown, we’ve learned that our technology can serve a vast number of markets in need of innovative water cleanup… [Read the full story]

OriginOil launches algae division

OriginOil Inc. has announced the launch of its Algae Division, naming Mael Disa-Vingataramin as its President. OriginOil’s Algae Division joins the Petro Division as OriginOil’s latest business unit. Because the company’s Electro Water Separation™ (EWS) has value in multiple… [Read the full story]

Smart Algae Harvester

At the National Algae Association Workshop, in Lafayette Louisiana, January 22, 2015, OriginOil introduced its Smart Algae Harvester line with the A25, a workhorse algae harvester able to process up to 36,000 liters (about 10,000 gallons) of algae cultivation water, and produce a 5-10% concentrate with extended shelf life…

OriginOil and INL team to fight contamination

OriginOil Inc. has announced collaboration with the Idaho National Laboratory (INL), of the U.S. Department of Energy, on the development and implementation of novel approaches to improve efficiency in algal biofuel production from open cultivation environments. Together, INL and OriginOil… [Read the full story]

OriginOil looks to design-by-community for new harvester

In an age where customer input is as easy as a click, OriginOil has tapped directly into its intended market to R&D their next generation algae harvester — with a design and specs that reflect what the customer base is looking for. The new lab-sized algae harvester that is being developed by the company…

A.I.M.’s 2014 Year in Review—Part 2

Much of the development of the algae industry in 2014 was driven by domestic and international alliances, partnerships, and mergers that brought complementary skills and technologies together. These collaborations were forged in record numbers in 2014. Some of the more high profile collaborations… [Read the full story]

OriginOil invites feedback on research harvester

Algae industry insiders are telling OriginOil how to configure the company’s new lab-scale harvester, with a chance to win an iPad Mini. Respondents get to see a summary of the survey, and will qualify for beta testing opportunities. Click here to access the short survey…. [Read the full story]

Algasol and OriginOil partner in Bangladesh

OriginOil Inc. has announced that it will provide algae harvesting technology for the low-cost algae growth system from Algasol Renewables. The integrated system will launch at Algasol’s new facilities…

OriginOil’s algae technology finds new markets in Middle East

OriginOil’s Electro Water Separation™ (EWS), developed originally to harvest algae from solution, has found a new life recently outside of algae applications. As a valuable tool for cleaning produced water…

OriginOil launching fish farm technology showcase

OriginOil Inc. will inaugurate its Permanent Technology Showcase at model sustainable fish farm Aqua Farming Tech in Thermal, Calif. on Dec. 18. For the first time, OriginOil will publicly demonstrate…

OriginOil’s Algae Screen verified by St. Cloud U.

OriginOil Inc. has announced that academic testing at St. Cloud State University has verified its new Algae Screen™ growth optimizer effectively controls bacteria and microscopic predators in commercial…

AIM Interview: Jose Sanchez Piña

Currently Vice President of QA & Services at OriginOil Inc., Jose Sanchez Piña is a veteran in the design and field operation of open pond, photobioreactor and dark-growth algae production systems, as well as an experienced executive in product and…

OriginOil Launches EWS Model 12 Algae Harvester

OriginOil, Inc. has announced that it has tripled the capacity of its entry-level algae harvester from four to twelve liters per minute at no additional cost, with improved energy efficiency…

OriginOil Sells Algae Patents to Ennesys Joint Venture

OriginOil, Inc. has announced that it has agreed to transfer three of its early patent applications to its French joint venture, Ennesys. The agreement followed a state visit by French President François Hollande…

AEE Adopts OriginOil EWS Harvesting Technology

Algae Enviro-Engineering (AEE), a Singapore-based photobioreactor systems provider and algae food producer, has adopted OriginOil’s Electro Water SeparationTM (EWS) technology…

AlgEternal selects OriginOil EWS technology

OriginOil, Inc. has announced that, after successful implementation and testing at its Weimar, Texas site, algae technology company AlgEternal will integrate OriginOil’s Electro Water Separation…

OriginOil launches Model A60 mid-sized algae harvester

OriginOil, Inc. has launched its mid-sized algae harvester, designated the EWS Algae A60, for distributed algae production architectures. The new harvester, designed with producer input…

OriginOil granted patent in Japan for algae harvesting

OriginOil, Inc. has received its second international patent for its algae harvesting technology from the Japan Patent Office. The invention, titled “Systems, apparatus and methods of obtaining intracellular products…

Urban site treats liquid waste with algae technology

OriginOil, Inc.’s Electro Water Separation™ system (EWS) has just been successfully demonstrated to treat liquid sewage directly in commercial buildings. A prototype EWS Waste unit (the Waste Appliance™)…

OriginOil establishing technology showcase near Salton Sea

OriginOil, Inc. has announced that it will establish a permanent technology showcase at Aqua Farming Technology, a leader in sustainable fish farming since 1993, in California’s Coachella Valley…

OriginOil’s Pivot

OriginOil has adapted their Algaeappliance, which incorporates the company’s Electro Water Separation™ technology, to a new platform designed to eliminate ammonia and reduce infestations in fish farming ponds…

New Global Energy adopts OriginOil technology

OriginOil, Inc. have announced that New Global Energy (NGE) will implement OriginOil’s water sanitizing and algae production technology as part of its strategy to acquire and restart shuttered fish farms in…

OriginOil’s AlgaeAppliance cleaning water for fish farms

Technology originally developed by OriginOil to concentrate algae from solution has not only been recently adapted to the petroleum fracking world for cleaning produced water, but is now also being…

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