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New report sheds light on the algae biofuel prospects market: GCC industry analysis and opportunity assessment 2014 – 2020 scrutinized in new research

[Global] Algae was first discovered as a fuel alternative in 1978 under the leadership of US president Jimmy Carter at a time when Continue reading New report sheds light on the algae biofuel prospects market: GCC industry analysis and opportunity assessment 2014 – 2020 scrutinized in new research

GCC Algae Biofuel Prospects Market Regional and Trends Overview 2014 to 2020

London, UK — Algae was first discovered as a fuel alternative in 1978 under the leadership of US president Jimmy Carter at a time when fuel prices were high, demand was high, and supply was low and depleting at the same time, the costs of exploring fuel fields and carrying out Continue reading GCC Algae Biofuel Prospects Market Regional and Trends Overview 2014 to 2020

Newsweek: The Promises and Perils of Synthetic Biology

A mile from the Mexican border, on a patch of scrubland where the Chihuahuan Desert meets the low-slung mountains of New Mexico, lies $104 million worth of government investment in the form of 78 dirt-packed, plastic- Continue reading Newsweek: The Promises and Perils of Synthetic Biology

Muradel Starts Producing Crude Oil From Algae at Demonstration Plant

Renewable fuels company Muradel has launched Australia’s first integrated demonstration plant to sustainably convert algae into green crude, as a first step towards a commercial plant with the potential to produce 80 million litres of crude oil a year. Continue reading Muradel Starts Producing Crude Oil From Algae at Demonstration Plant

New Orleans entrepreneur pushing technology to chemically manufacture oil: Meet our reader vote winner

For Brandon Iglesias, there wasn’t a specific moment of revelation. Unlike some entrepreneurs, he didn’t spot a glaring gap in an industry and move in to solve the problem. He came about his project – a new way to chemically manufacture cleaner oil – over years… Continue reading New Orleans entrepreneur pushing technology to chemically manufacture oil: Meet our reader vote winner

Production of synthetic polymers from algae oil

Algae are rich in valuable substances and can be grown easily, which makes them promising candidates for the sustainable production of raw materials. The work done by Prof. Dr. Stefan Mecking at the University of Konstanz in cooperation with plant physiologist Prof. Continue reading Production of synthetic polymers from algae oil