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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...

2008-10-13 12:00:36

On May 22, 2008, Green Star Products, Inc. (OTC:GSPI) announced that a major breakthrough had been achieved, which substantially increases the algae production rate of certain strains of microalgae. This all natural growth formula is now being studied on five continents. The first preliminary tests of the growth formula have come from John A. Lednicky PhD, principal scientist at Midwest Research Institute (MRI). The Midwest Research Institute is a prestigious non-profit organization,...

2008-10-12 09:00:21

By DAN SULLIVAN GILA BEND - In dozens of simple ponds in Gila Bend, something is happening that could help ease the nation's dependency on foreign oil. The project is not controlled by an army of scientists or funded with millions of dollars worth of government research grants - it's a desert shrimp farm that is changing with the times to produce biodiesel from algae, using some of the same algae that feed the shrimp. "Shrimp farmers don't raise shrimp, they raise algae," said Gary Wood,...


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