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Jim Lane: Transformative algae products at scale: The Digest’s 2015 8-Slide Guide to Solazyme

[USA] Solazyme is a renewable oil and bioproducts company that transforms a range of low-cost plant-based sugars into high-value oils. Headquartered in South San Francisco, Solazyme’s renewable products can replace or enhance oils derived from the world’s three existing sources – petroleum, plants and animal fats. Continue reading Jim Lane: Transformative algae products at scale: The Digest’s 2015 8-Slide Guide to Solazyme

Microalgae set to fuel our cars by 2018

[USA] A study done by the Smithsonian in 2013 found that out “of all the clean energy options in development, it is algae-based biofuel that most closely resembles the composition of the crude oil that gets pumped out from beneath the sea bed.” Continue reading Microalgae set to fuel our cars by 2018

Obama, Clinton Foundation Donors Sold ‘Green’ Fuel to Military for $149 per Gallon

[USA] The CEO and Board of Directors of Solazyme, a company the military paid $149 per gallon for “alternative” fuel, have donated more than $300,000 to Democratic candidates and committees, according to a Washington Free Beacon analysis. Continue reading Obama, Clinton Foundation Donors Sold ‘Green’ Fuel to Military for $149 per Gallon

$50,000 NSF Award For UT Algal Bio-Chemistry Research: Innovative extraction method sources chemicals from algae instead of from imported oils

[USA] Today Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (D-OH) welcomed news that The University of Toledo (UT) will receive $50,000 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support research into commercial development of an Continue reading $50,000 NSF Award For UT Algal Bio-Chemistry Research: Innovative extraction method sources chemicals from algae instead of from imported oils

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

Solazyme CEO Jonathan S. Wolfson to Receive the 2015 BIO George Washington Carver Award

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) named Solazyme CEO and co-founder Jonathan S. Wolfson as the recipient of its 2015 George Washington Carver Award for innovation in industrial biotechnology. George Washington Carver was one of the founding fathers Continue reading Solazyme CEO Jonathan S. Wolfson to Receive the 2015 BIO George Washington Carver Award

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