[USA] The genome of the fuel-producing green microalga Botryococcus braunii has been sequenced by a team of researchers Continue reading Genome sequence of fuel-producing alga Botryococcus braunii announced
[Japan] The mechanism behind oil synthesis within microalgae cells has been revealed by a Japanese research team. This discovery Continue reading Making oil from algae: Towards more efficient biofuels
[USA] From 2005 to 2012, dozens of companies managed to extract hundreds of millions in cash from VCs in hopes of ultimately Continue reading Eric Wesoff: Hard lessons from the great algae biofuel bubble
[USA] Since beginning of this year, Sapphire Energy no longer exists. It was bought by a farmer for pennies on the dollar. There was an Continue reading What happened to Sapphire Energy?
[USA] This IEA Bioenergy report provides an international update on the status and prospects for using microalgae and macroalgae as Continue reading State of technology review – Algae bioenergy
[Global] Spring is here, and the air is fresh with new hopes and possibilities. We’ll get to those in a minute. First, let’s remind Continue reading What happened to the promise of biofuels?
[Japan] A tiny organism thinner than a strand of hair could help fuel airplanes in the future. Continue reading Food, face cream and jet fuel: Japanese firm finds many uses for algae
[India] In a landmark scientific achievement, a team of scientists from Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) claimed to have Continue reading Biodiesel from algae: DAVV scientists master technique
[USA] Using biofuels to help power jet engines reduces particle emissions in their exhaust by as much as 50 to 70 percent, in a new Continue reading NASA study confirms biofuels reduce jet engine pollution
[Brazil] After three years of research, Embrapa Agroenergía (DF) has identified microalgae species that can be grown in liquid waste from Continue reading Suitable microalgae identified to produce biofuels