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Algae Industry: Reflecting on the Future

I was fortunate enough to close out this past summer with a Labor Day weekend vacation, where I found myself in front of a campfire making s’mores. A time-honored summer tradition, and a simple pleasure indeed.

As my mind wandered, it landed on the fact that I was burning biomass to roast my marshmallow. I also reflected that this three-day weekend was dedicated to the millions of men and women who Continue reading Algae Industry: Reflecting on the Future

Modified algae enzymes enable efficient hydrogen production

(Phys.org) —Hydrogen as a regenerative fuel produced in gigantic water tanks full of algae, which need nothing more than sunlight to produce the promising green energy carrier: a great idea in theory, but one that fails due to the vast amount of space required for the production process. Continue reading Modified algae enzymes enable efficient hydrogen production

Green Plains Renewable Energy, Inc. Changes Name to Green Plains Inc

[16th May, 2014] Green Plains Renewable Energy, Inc. GPRE +4.91% announced today that it has changed its name to Green Plains Inc. to reflect the continued diversification of the Company’s operations. The name change was approved by the Company’s shareholders at its annual meeting on May 14, 2014… Continue reading Green Plains Renewable Energy, Inc. Changes Name to Green Plains Inc

SFCC receives $50K grant for algae PBR monitoring

Santa Fe Community College has been awarded a $50,000, SEED Infrastructure Grant from the Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR), for commercial algae photo-bioreactor monitoring. It will fund the purchase of state-of-the-art sensors… Continue reading SFCC receives $50K grant for algae PBR monitoring