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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...

2008-10-01 06:00:45

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, today announced that a prominent algae scientist, Professor Emeritus Takaaki Maekawa, has made a positive evaluation of the company's technology. Takaaki Maekawa is professor emeritus at the University of Tsukuba's Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences in Japan. His recent research themes have included...

2008-09-30 09:00:50

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/cbf208/analyzing_algae_as) has announced the addition of the "Analyzing Algae as a Source of Fuel" report to their offering. Algae are a large and diverse group of simple, typically autotrophic organisms, ranging from unicellular to multicellular forms. The largest and most complex marine forms are called seaweeds. Though the prokaryotic cyanobacteria (commonly referred to as blue-green algae) were traditionally included as...

2008-09-23 06:00:29

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, today announced that the fine tuning of the Helix BioReactor(TM) subsystems has yielded positive results. In its original May 2008 patent filing for the Enhanced Algae Growth System, the company reported initial algae production metrics based on its first prototype of February 2008. Since that time, the engineering...

2008-09-16 06:00:25

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, today announced that Beacon Equity Research has initiated coverage of the company with a "Speculative Buy" rating. The OriginOil Beacon Equity Research report is available at http://www.beaconequity.com/adpages/OOIL. "OriginOil is well-positioned in the emerging biofuels market because of the advantages of its...

2008-09-11 06:00:30

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, today announced that Riggs Eckelberry, CEO of OriginOil, will be a featured speaker on November 17 at the Algae World '08 conference in Singapore. He will discuss the company's initiative to standardize algae production. Organized by the Centre for Management Technology, which specializes in international...


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