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Volkswagen Algae Diesel Test Finds Same Drivability, Lower Carbon Emissions

[USA] Three years ago, Volkswagen announced that it was testing two different types of renewable diesel fuel in a pair of its TDI diesel-engined cars sold in the U.S.

Now, the company says it has finished its testing, and the results are in. Continue reading Volkswagen Algae Diesel Test Finds Same Drivability, Lower Carbon Emissions

Algae.Tec expanding nutraceutical manufacturing facilities

Algae.Tec (ASX:AEB) has, following successful algae growth trials, commenced the expansion of its development and manufacturing facilities in Cumming, Georgia, and the building of an initial small scale plant for the production of algae for the Continue reading Algae.Tec expanding nutraceutical manufacturing facilities

Jim Lane: The DOE’s shifting worldview for biofuels deployment, now through 2030

Twice this year, the US DOE’s Bioenergy Technologies Office has issued a revision of its ongoing Multi-Year Program Plan, once this summer around the time of the DOE Biomass 2014 meet-up, and once just recently in a report update that included new data and more detail on the DOE’s efforts in Continue reading Jim Lane: The DOE’s shifting worldview for biofuels deployment, now through 2030

Iran-based company produces biofuel from microalgal Nannochloropsis

Iran-based Qeshm Microalgae Biorefinery Co. (QMAB) has launched a biofuel being marketed as BAYA®, produced from a species of Nannochloropsis (strain 6016) isolated from the Persian Gulf, and employing QMAB’s unique process of scaled up cultivation and biofuel production.

The Qeshm Microalgae Biorefinery is Continue reading Iran-based company produces biofuel from microalgal Nannochloropsis