[17th, Oct 2013] Algenol’s patented technology enables the production of the four most important fuels (ethanol, gasoline, jet, and diesel fuel) for around $1.27 per gallon.
[1st, Oct 2013] Algae- that sludge you find in lakes and dirty swimming pools is set to revolutionize how we power our lives! And we’re not talking science fiction, this is science fact! Trace lists four… Continue reading 4 Ways Algae is Awesome
[24th, Aug 2013] The Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Texas at Austin, herein designated as “UTEX”, has been in continuous operation since 1953. It was established by Richard C. Starr at Indiana University… Continue reading Are Algae Biofuels the Future of Energy?
[25th, Jun 2013] Stephen Mayfield is director of the San Diego Center for Algae Biotechnology, and a co-director of the Food and Fuel for the 21st Century organized research unit at UC San Diego. He is also the John Doves Isaacs Chair of Natural Philosophy in the department of Biology. His research… Continue reading Food and Fuel in the 21st Century: Stephen Mayfield at TEDxUCSD
[2nd, May 2013] In the context of the International Building Exhibition IBA 2013 in Hamburg, Germany, the first algae bioreactor house was build. Algae-filled solar panels are the center of the house’s energy cycle… Continue reading How Algae feed a House
For all the hope and hype surrounding algae-based biofuels, producers like Solazyme are finding perhaps more success in selling their low-carbon oil for use in cosmetics, lubricants and food. Witness the $20 million deal Solazyme announced last week with Japanese conglomerate Mitsui & Co. to develop new algae oils for the oleochemical industry… Continue reading Solazyme Taps Asia Market In Algae Oil Deal With Japanese Conglomerate
[USA] GreenFuel Technologies is developing an ‘Emissions-to-Biofuels’ technology. This clip describes how the company grows algae that consumes CO2 from smokestacks, then it’s harvested to create a variety of biofuel sources. Continue reading GreenFuel Technologies: Growing algae