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DOE awards $ 18 million for biofuels from algae

[USA] The U. S. Energy Department today announced six projects that will receive up to $18 million in funding to reduce the modeled price of algae-based biofuels to less than $5 per gasoline gallon equivalent (gge) by 2019. This funding supports the development of a Continue reading DOE awards $ 18 million for biofuels from algae

National Bioenergy Day: People, Prosperity and the Planet

In honor of this day, my FAME Forum blog entry this week is about university student award winners under the EPA’s People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) program. Last week, the agency announced up to $15,000 for each of 42 Continue reading National Bioenergy Day: People, Prosperity and the Planet

Jim Lane: Where are we with algae biofuels?

The state of R&D so far. 4 NAABB advances have brought the cost of algae biocrude oil down to $7.50 per gallon.

3 roadblocks remain between today’s cost and $3.00.

In our two-part series, we look first at the breakthroughs that have radically changed the costs and outlook. In Part II Continue reading Jim Lane: Where are we with algae biofuels?

Energy Department Announces Notice Of Intent To Issue Funding Opportunity Announcement For Targeted Algal Biofuels And Bioproducts

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy intends to issue, on behalf of the Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO), a funding opportunity announcement… Continue reading Energy Department Announces Notice Of Intent To Issue Funding Opportunity Announcement For Targeted Algal Biofuels And Bioproducts

QIBEBT Unveils Genome-wide Transcriptional Regulation Network of Oleaginous Microalgae Nannochloropsis

Microalgae are promising feedstock for fuels and chemicals because many species possess the ability to grow rapidly and synthesize large amounts of storage neutral lipids from sunlight and carbon dioxide. They can be cultivated on non-arable land with nonpotable… Continue reading QIBEBT Unveils Genome-wide Transcriptional Regulation Network of Oleaginous Microalgae Nannochloropsis

Beto Announces June Webinar: Algal Biofuels Consortium Releases Groundbreaking Research Results

BETO will host a live webinar titled “Algal Biofuels Consortium Releases Groundbreaking Research Results” on Wednesday, June 11, 2014, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. Dr. Jose Olivares of Los Alamos National Laboratory will present the results of algal biofuels research conducted by the National Alliance for Advanced Biofuels and Bioproducts (NAABB)… Continue reading Beto Announces June Webinar: Algal Biofuels Consortium Releases Groundbreaking Research Results

Govt urged to promote algae bio-fuel products

CHENNAI: Chemical Industries Association, an apex body representing a cross section of chemical industries based in Chennai, has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to consider promoting algae bio-fuel products. India imports around 180 million tonnes of crude oil, around 110 million tonnes… Continue reading Govt urged to promote algae bio-fuel products