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2011-04-14 11:03:21

Choosing optimal growing locations limits algal biofuel's water use High oil prices and environmental and economic security concerns have triggered interest in using algae-derived oils as an alternative to fossil fuels. But growing algae "” or any other biofuel source "” can require a lot of water. However, a new study shows that being smart about where we grow algae can drastically reduce how much water is needed for algal biofuel. Growing algae for biofuel, while being...

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2010-02-21 08:02:35

Sandia scientist discusses use of algae as a biofuel As Americans demand new and cleaner ways to meet the country's energy needs, researchers are turning to algae as a promising new fuel source. The approach has the potential to significantly reduce the nation's reliance on imported oil while contributing to rural economic development and lowering greenhouse emissions. Experts project that algae-based biofuels could displace large volumes of diesel and jet transportation fuels. One of the...

2009-08-18 12:04:00

New Molecular Toolkit Optimizes Algae Performance and Productivity ALAMEDA, Calif., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Aurora Biofuels announces a technological milestone in the company's path to becoming the premier producer of low-cost advanced biofuels. Through a series of biotechnology achievements, Aurora has succeeded in optimizing its base algae strains to more than double CO2 consumption and fuel production, and has proven these results in an outdoor open system over the last...

2008-09-16 06:00:25

OriginOil, Inc. (OTCBB:OOIL), the developer of a breakthrough technology to transform algae, the most promising source of renewable oil, into a true competitor to petroleum, today announced that Beacon Equity Research has initiated coverage of the company with a "Speculative Buy" rating. The OriginOil Beacon Equity Research report is available at http://www.beaconequity.com/adpages/OOIL. "OriginOil is well-positioned in the emerging biofuels market because of the advantages of its...


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