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2008-12-08 07:00:00

HOUSTON, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL) today announced plans for the first biofuel-powered demonstration flight of a U.S. commercial airliner, to be conducted in Houston on Jan. 7, 2009. The demonstration flight, which will be operated with no passengers, will be powered by a special fuel blend including components derived from algae and jatropha plants -- sustainable, second-generation fuel sources that don't impact food crops or water resources,...

2008-11-13 15:00:24

PetroSun, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: PSUD) is pleased to announce that PetroSun BioFuels Marketing, a wholly owned subsidiary, has completed an Interim Biofuels Agreement to market an initial 384,000 gallons of certified B99 biodiesel. Monthly B99 biodiesel allocations will be offered for sale to qualified buyers. The Company is working to complete final agreements with biodiesel refiners that will include future algal oil feedstock supply for conversion into biodiesel. About PetroSun PetroSun,...

2008-11-12 06:00:17

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, announced that OriginOil CEO, Riggs Eckelberry, was the subject of an in-depth interview by The Wall Street Transcript. The interview is part of a special Alternative Energy Report published by The Wall Street Transcript for professional investors and money managers. Riggs Eckelberry, CEO of OriginOil, commented,...

2008-11-11 09:00:39

FORT COLLINS, Colo., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Solix Biofuels, a Fort Collins, Colo.-based alternative energy technology firm focused on algae-based intermediates for fuel and chemical production, today announced it has raised $10.5 million in its first round of outside funding, and has reached an agreement with investors for an additional commitment of $5 million, to be used to build an algae biofuel facility near Durango, Colo. The first-of-its-kind project will showcase Solix's ability to...

2008-11-06 09:00:39

The National Algae Association announces the formation of regional chapters in the UK, California and Kentucky to help to advance the fast-track commercialization of the algae biofuels industry world-wide and to strengthen global support for the NAA's mission and purpose. Many leading experts on algae, including Sapphire, Solazyme, Valcent, university researchers, plant physiologists and leading algae companies believe algae will be commercialized in the next few years. "We are witnessing...

2008-10-30 06:00:40

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, announced that OriginOil CEO, Riggs Eckelberry, will represent OriginOil at EconDev, the Latino Caucus Foundation Economic Development Forum, to be held on November 6 and 7 in San Francisco. Mr. Eckelberry will serve on the first panel of the Forum, entitled "Economic Building Blocks: Water, Transportation, Energy"....

2008-10-23 12:00:22

Green Star Products, Inc. (OTC: GSPI) today announced that fabrication work is continuing for its planned two 500-acre algae to biodiesel commercial production facilities. Green Star is one of the only companies in its field that has existing in-house capabilities to fabricate and assemble the equipment required for the biodiesel processing and the algae oil production. Work has continued at its 90,000 sq. ft. fabrication plant in Glenns Ferry, Idaho. Actual ground breaking for...

2008-10-22 06:00:20

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, announced that the company has appointed Vikram M. Pattarkine, Ph.D. as chief technology officer. Pattarkine's career spans more than 25 years as a chemical-environmental engineer, with expertise in processes related to waste treatment, nutrient management, water quality and renewable energy. He has extensive...

2008-10-20 15:00:23

Global Clean Energy Inc. (OTCBB: GCEI) may benefit from the new European Union and UK carbon dioxide emission restrictions and will help members of the EU achieve their CO2 reduction targets. GCEI's clean coal mission is to reduce emissions by converting carbon based feedstocks into synthetic gas to power electric generation facilities. On October 17th 2008, the UK Government increased its commitment to reduce CO2 emissions from 60% of 1990 levels by 80% by 2050. GCEI solutions can...

2008-10-13 15:00:27

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Midwest Research Institute (MRI) today announced the formation of a new Center for Integrated Algal Research and the appointment to a newly created position, the Director of Energy Programs. "Reducing America's dependence on foreign oil is one of our country's foremost challenges -- one in which MRI has been involved through our own research and technology development and as the Management and Operating contractor of the U.S. Department...


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