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2009-08-06 15:51:56

Tomorow's energy providers may be today's micro-algae, German researchers say. To explore the energy production possibilities of micro-algae, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology scientists said Thursday in a news release they are developing closed photo-bioreactors and novel cell disruption methods. Micro-algae are monocellular, plant-like organisms that aid in photosynthesis and in converting carbon dioxide into biomass, a potential source for fuels such as biodiesel, the university said.

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2009-08-06 10:30:00

In view of the shortage of petrochemical resources and climate change, development of CO2-neutral sustainable fuels is one of the most urgent challenges of our times.

2009-08-04 07:00:00

WELLFLEET and WOODS HOLE, Mass., August 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Plankton Power and the Regional Technology Development Corp. (RTDC) of Cape Cod announced today the establishment of a public-private consortium focused on building a leading-edge facility to produce renewable biofuels from algae.

2009-07-29 06:00:00

CHINO, Calif., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (Nasdaq: JBHT) and SunEco Energy today announced the signing of a cooperative agreement, which could lead to J.B.

2009-07-06 08:00:00

ASHKELON, Israel, July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Seambiotic, a global leader in the development and production of marine microalgae for the nutraceutical and biofuel industries, has announced that its US subsidiary, Seambiotic USA, has entered into an agreement with NASA Glenn Research Center to develop an on-going collaborative R&D program for optimization of open-pond microalgae growth processes. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090706/352488 ) "Under a Space Act...

2009-06-11 08:05:00

Industry Group Addresses Environmental, Economic Benefits of Algae Fuel Processes WASHINGTON, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Leaders of the algae biofuel industry will meet on Capitol Hill today to brief congressional legislators on sector-wide technology and production advancements allowing for commercially-viable fuels, and advocate for continued federal support to help see the technology to maturity. Algae-based biofuel has captured widespread interest for its ability to deliver significantly...

2009-06-03 05:00:00

By MELANIE KLAUSNER NEW YORK, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- It's no secret that world-wide dependency on oil has reached an all time high. Since oil is a finite, non-renewable and heavily relied upon resource, the race to discover viable alternatives is hotter than ever.

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?...


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