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Can CO2 Be a Green Chemical? Yes, When Derived from Biofuels and Other Sources
July 21, 2014 – 12:20 pm | No Comment

by Sam A. Rushing (Advanced Cryogenics, Ltd./Biofuels Digest)  … The problem with CO2 sequestration and carbon reduction schemes is the lack of economic return for many purely sequestration projects, unless government funding or subsidies are guaranteed. …

Algenol’s Algae-Based Biofuel: The Next Generation in Renewable Energy
July 9, 2014 – 8:07 pm | No Comment

by Jenna Iacurci (Nature World News) Algenol, an up-and-coming company that specializes in algae-based biofuels, has developed and perfected its revolutionary technology, likely securing its spot as the next generation’s leader in renewable energy.
In collaborating …

Joule’s Quest for Fuels from CO2, Sunlight and Water
July 3, 2014 – 5:04 pm | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  … From Massachusetts, word arrived from Joule this week that the EPA has favorably reviewed the company’s Microbial Commercial Activity Notice for Joule’s first commercial ethanol-producing catalyst. This clears the catalyst …

Anticipation Bubbles Up for ADM Carbon Capture Project
June 27, 2014 – 2:55 pm | No Comment

by Chris Luvardi (herald-review.com) Archer Daniels Midland Co. passed through a public hearing process Wednesday with limited concern voiced about its proposal to drill a second injection well in Decatur to store carbon dioxide deep underground.
The …

Asheville Entrepreneur Aims to Harness Cyanobacteria’s Photosynthetic Prowess
May 14, 2014 – 1:49 pm | No Comment

by Mary-Russell Roberson  (News Observer)  Bruce Dannenberg is a big fan of cyanobacteria – the ancient lineage of organisms you may remember from high school as blue-green algae. Turns out cyanobacteria aren’t algae after all; …

Fuel from the Sea: Scale Model WWII Craft Takes Flight with Seawater
May 14, 2014 – 11:21 am | No Comment

by Daniel Parry  (U.S. Naval Research Laboratory/Renewable Energy World)   Navy researchers at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), Materials Science and Technology Division, demonstrate proof-of-concept of novel NRL technologies developed for the recovery of carbon …

Scientists Make Ethanol Without Corn or Other Crops
April 29, 2014 – 12:25 pm | No Comment

by Will Dunham (Reuters Africa)  … The scientists said their process turns carbon monoxide gas into liquid ethanol with the help of an electrode made of a form of copper. They said the new technique may …

UCLA Develops Metabolic Pathway to Convert Sugars into Biofuels
November 22, 2013 – 3:08 pm | No Comment

(University of California)  University of California, Los Angeles chemical engineering researchers have created a new synthetic metabolic pathway for breaking down glucose that could lead to a 50 percent increase in the production of biofuels.
The …

ACI’s Carbon Dioxide Utilization Congress February 19-20, 2014 San Diego, CA
October 28, 2013 – 12:24 pm | No Comment
ACI’s Carbon Dioxide Utilization Congress   February 19-20, 2014   San Diego, CA

The perception of CO₂ as a waste product is being challenged by the emergence of new industrial applications. CO₂ utilization is now set to play an important role in the development of alternative fuels, ways …

Phycal Captures CO2 Funding for Biofuel
March 12, 2013 – 1:36 pm | No Comment

by Debra Fiakas (Alt Energy Stocks)  As part of its program to promote beneficial reuse of carbon dioxide, the Department of Energy awarded a total of $27.2 million ($3.0 million in the first phase and $24.2 …

Carbon Dioxide: Key to Boosting Revenues and Limiting Emissions from Biofuels and Allied Ventures
November 29, 2012 – 5:54 pm | No Comment

by Sam A. Rushing (Advanced Cryogenics, Ltd. )   …Pure carbon dioxide sequestration projects have been evaluated by my office for large US and Brazilian ventures, primarily fed by CO2 from ethanol projects. In the …

Ebony and Ivory: The BioProcess Algae Story
September 26, 2012 – 7:00 pm | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  …But carbon dioxide emissions remain. In fact, large corn ethanol plants are considered “major emitters” under EPA rules because one-third of the corn kernel, by weight, is released as carbon …

Endesa to Perform Industrial Test of CO2 Capture Using Microalgae
December 23, 2011 – 9:41 am | No Comment

(Endesa)  Madrid

• Expansion of the Almería plant to demonstrate the technical and economic viability of the technology.

• The success of the first stage of the project has led Endesa to carry out trials with two new …

Holcim Lanka and Algae.Tec Launch First Biofuels Production Facility in Asia
December 5, 2011 – 12:57 pm | No Comment

(Algae.Tec)  Algae.Tec Limited an advanced algae to biofuels company with a high-yield enclosed algae growth and harvesting system announced today it had signed a collaboration contract to build its first algae biofuels production facility in …

Carbon Dioxide Applications – A Key to Ethanol Project Developments
November 28, 2011 – 9:20 am | No Comment

by Sam A. Rushing (Biofuels Digest)  …All ethanol ventures should take a fresh look at CO2 as a great opportunity for future revenue developments, probably as a primary reason, would be for CO2 recovery and …