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2014-03-07 23:01:38

Students and researchers from Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University and the University of Arizona are collaborating to grow algae using wastewater. The algae can then be harvested to create fuel, feed and food products. This multi-university collaboration is supported and funded by the Arizona Board of Regents Technology and Research Initiative Fund (TRIF). Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 Arizona universities are working together to turn the state’s waste to gold – or...

2014-01-31 23:00:47

Lasting hydration from morning to night with multi-use applications. Saint-Malo, France (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Available in spas in the United States and at http://www.lespausa.com. Phytomer introduces a new solution to combat dry and dehydrated skin with HYDRACONTINUE 12H Moisturizing Flash Gel. Just one drop of this multi-use gel provides instant moisture to skin for up to 12 hours. This vibrant blue gel has a soft, velvety feel and leaves a fresh, clean scent. A completely versatile...

2013-09-23 23:00:55

Centre for Management Technology’s (CMT) 6th Algae World Asia, to be held in Bangkok, Thailand on 28-29 October 2013, will examine prospects and challenges of high performance chemicals as well as fuels from algae. Bangakok, Thailand (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 Value addition in Algae chain has now moved beyond bio fuels to cover a host of high value products for a wide range of applications. Rapid strides in technologies that enable conversion to a wide variety of therapeutic products,...

2013-09-20 11:18:48

Algae fuel will have a significant energy return on investment, consume waste CO2 and can be grown in saltwater on marginal lands Algae-derived biofuel can reduce life cycle CO2 emissions by 50 to 70 percent compared to petroleum fuels, and is approaching a similar Energy Return on Investment (EROI) as conventional petroleum according to a new peer-reviewed paper published in Bioresource Technology. The study, which is the first to analyze real-world data from an existing algae-to-energy...

Algae As Biofuel
2013-05-22 10:30:17

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The land and water resources of the US could likely support the growth of enough algae to produce up to 25 billion gallons of algae-based fuel a year, according to a new study from the Department of Energy´s (DOE) Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. That amount of fuel would satisfy one-twelfth of the country´s yearly needs. An in-depth look at the water resources needed to grow significant amounts of algae in large,...

2013-05-21 14:51:47

A new energy sector based on algal biofuels could guarantee Australia´s transport fuel and food security far into the future, a new report says. Potentially worth $50 billion a year, the industry would produce fuel, food, stockfeed, plastics, textiles, paper, fertilizers, chemicals and pharmaceuticals and employ up to 50,000 Australians in new jobs, according to the study Food and Fuel Forever, released today (May 21, 2012) by Perth-based thinktank Future Directions International...

2012-10-25 11:03:05

Further innovations needed to reach full potential Scaling up the production of biofuels made from algae to meet at least 5 percent -- approximately 39 billion liters -- of U.S. transportation fuel needs would place unsustainable demands on energy, water, and nutrients, says a new report from the National Research Council. However, these concerns are not a definitive barrier for future production, and innovations that would require research and development could help realize algal...

2012-09-21 06:22:20

VIENNA, Sept. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SEE ALGAE Technology GmbH ("SAT" or the "Company"), a leading developer of infrastructure for the commercial production of high-quality algae, will present at the upcoming Algae Biomass Summit in Denver. SAT will discuss the technical advantages of the company's algae photobioreactors in the industrial cultivation of micro-algae for use in the biofuels and livestock feed markets. "By bringing together the global leaders in the production, utilization,...

2012-09-18 06:21:37

VIENNA, Sept. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SEE ALGAE Technology GmbH ("SAT" or the "Company"), a leading developer of infrastructure for the commercial production of high-quality algae, today received the Brazilian Bioenergy Innovation of the Year 2012 Award for its cutting edge algae cultivation technology. In explaining their decision to grant the highly competitive award to SAT, the independent judging panel assembled by Green Power Conferences cited the Company's cooperation with Brazil's...

2012-06-20 10:11:57

Scientists today described an advance toward a long-sought economical process that could turn algae, like the stuff of pond scum, into a revolutionary new and sustainable source of biodiesel and other "green" fuels. Their report on the use of an environmentally friendly process for extracting oil from algae came at a session of 16th annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference, being held here June 18-20 by the Green Chemistry Institute, part of the American Chemical Society (ACS), the...