Strategies to culture microalgae for biodiesel production identified

The Basque Institute for Agricultural Research and Development (Neiker-Tecnalia) coordinated research to culture microalgae in a way it can become more productive in terms of amount of usable oil for obtaining a more cost effective and environmentally sustainable biodiesel… Continue reading Strategies to culture microalgae for biodiesel production identified

Top Algae DHA Innovator Sells 100% Algae Oil to Pharmas at Lower Price, Higher Quality

Mason, OH, April 02, 2014 –(PR.com)– Source-Omega announced today it has opened several new pharmaceutical sales accounts this year with their true 50 percent DHA algae oil. The key to their success is expertise in the lipid biochemistry of algae oil, which has helped train the oil to create new trade positions… Continue reading Top Algae DHA Innovator Sells 100% Algae Oil to Pharmas at Lower Price, Higher Quality

Global Algae Biofuel Technologies Market 2014-2018

Governments in various countries including the US, ItalyChinaGermany, and India have been funding biofuel projects, and have introduced incentives and subsidies to vendors that produce biofuels. For instance, the US has announced a stimulus package of US$100 billion to develop clean, alternative, and renewable technologies… Continue reading Global Algae Biofuel Technologies Market 2014-2018

Toxic algae worries no barrier to filter plans

Plans to install a disc filter to remove more phosphorus from Palmerston North’s wastewater discharge are moving ahead. The city council has resolved the $2.9 million project should remain in the draft Annual Plan, despite a warning that changing the balance of nutrients in the Manawatu River could favour growth of toxic algae… Continue reading Toxic algae worries no barrier to filter plans

Ecover adopting algae-based laundry liquid to cut palm oil use

People will soon be able to wash their clothes using a cleaning product derived from algae, a more sustainable source than the palm oil that is currently used in most detergents. Ecover, the green cleaning company, will launch the algae-based laundry liquid in Europe later in… Continue reading Ecover adopting algae-based laundry liquid to cut palm oil use

Illinois’ Fish Population Takes Hit After Harsh Winter

As ponds, rivers, and lakes around Illinois begin to thaw, evidence of “Winter fish kill” becomes more apparent. Around the state, people are seeing a large number of dead fish, and the Illinois Department of Natural Resources says the higher numbers are a result of a harsh winter… Continue reading Illinois’ Fish Population Takes Hit After Harsh Winter

Confirming Potential for Commercial Algae Cultivation, Aurora Algae Expands Operation in South Texas

HAYWARD, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Following six months of testing and evaluation, Aurora Algae has confirmed the potential for commercial-scale algae cultivation in South Texas, and is expanding its test facility, beginning with four, one-acre cultivation ponds and a harvesting system… Continue reading Confirming Potential for Commercial Algae Cultivation, Aurora Algae Expands Operation in South Texas