[Cuba, Belgium] Scientists put algae biodiesel blends and plain diesel fuel to the test in real engines to compare their efficiency and Continue reading How do algae biofuels compare to diesel in real engines?
[USA] Imagine being able to use synthetic biology to create a genetically altered organism that uses the sun’s energy to literally Continue reading Algae company Joule merges with Red Rock Biofuels
[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
Climate-friendly, low-carbon renewable energy used in the U.S. isn’t just wind and solar. Renewable or “green” diesel fuel made mostly of plant oils, algae or animal fat is considered to be in that category, too.
But after briefly being a hit in the U.S., Continue reading ‘Green’ Diesel Fuel Use Plummets in U.S.
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
Call it the pond-scum sustainability solution. Green algae has a promising future as an alternative energy source — assuming that the right kind of biochemistry is liberally applied. Continue reading From Green Glop to Black Gold
[India] In a significant development that may have far-reaching impacts in tackling fuel scarcity and global warming, the Gauhati
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
Chicago-based Boeing said Wednesday it completed the first test flight using green diesel, a fuel blend of oils and fats already used in trucks and other ground transportation. Continue reading Boeing conducts first flight using green diesel
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