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2009-04-03 14:52:21

A leading advocate of turning algae into fuel says the U.S.

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2009-03-26 09:05:00

Chemists reported development of what they termed the first economical, eco-friendly process to convert algae oil into biodiesel fuel — a discovery they predict could one day lead to US independence from petroleum as a fuel.

2009-03-25 09:40:00

- Ohio company reduces cost of harvesting, dewatering and drying algae by more than 99 percent − MARYSVILLE, Ohio, March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- A technological breakthrough that dramatically reduces the cost of removing water from algae - making algae an economically feasible source of fuel - was announced today by AlgaeVenture Systems following a demonstration of the process to collaborators and funding sources.

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2009-03-24 15:04:59

The port authority said that Venice's seaport plans to become self-sufficient in its energy needs by building a power plant fueled by algae, which would be the first facility of its kind in Italy.

2009-03-18 07:00:00

BRUSSELS, March 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In a gala event including the world's foremost leaders in biofuels, PetroAlgae (OTC Bulletin Board: PALG) last night was presented the Sustainable Biofuels Technology Award in the Technology Supplier category at the 2009 World Biofuels Markets in Brussels.

2009-03-16 07:00:00

BRUSSELS, March 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- At World Biofuels Markets (WBM) 09, the scene last year of mass protests against corn and soy based biofuels, PetroAlgae (OTC Bulletin Board: PALG) will this year help demonstrate the near-term commercial viability of algae-based biofuel.

2009-03-04 07:00:00

Florida Facility Shows Company is Ready to Scale Proven Technology and Engineering Process ALAMEDA, Calif., March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Aurora Biofuels, Inc. today announces that it has successfully operated a pilot plant in Florida for 18 months.

2009-03-04 07:00:00

Petroleum industry veteran to lead commercial development of algae-based biofuels Mario Tredici joins Christoph Benning, William Freytag, Krishna Niyogi and Robert Tijan on advisory board ALAMEDA, Calif., March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Aurora Biofuels, Inc.

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2009-02-11 07:20:00

Scientists are hoping algae can help remove greenhouse gases and create new oil reserves.

2009-01-26 06:50:00

Company to Develop Affordable Alternative to Petroleum-Derived Jet Fuel (JP-8) from Agricultural and Aquacultural Feedstock SAN DIEGO and MCLEAN, Va., Jan.


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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.