Latest Algae fuel Stories

2009-05-05 16:50:30

Connecticut scientists have focused on algae from Long Island Sound in their quest for native environmentally friendly biofuels. The Hartford Courant reported Tuesday researchers at the University of New Haven have joined universities and private enterprises in the nationwide race to find cost-effective biofuel sources.

2009-04-03 15:45:07

The director of the National Algae Association in Texas says tiny waterborne plants may be the future of biofuels. Association Director Barry Cohen said the plants, commonly referred to as pond scum, are the perfect industry for the United States to invest in as the price of crude oil is expected to rise again and officials search for ways of decreasing dependence on foreign oil and create jobs in green sectors, the Houston Chronicle reported Friday. My mantra is: What are we waiting for?...

2009-04-03 14:52:21

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

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.

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.

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