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PHYCO2, MSU Make Wastewater Reusable through Pure Algae Growth
February 14, 2017 – 2:22 pm | No Comment

(PHYCO2/Biodiesel Magazine)  PHYCO2 LLC, an emerging algae production, waste water treatment and carbon dioxide sequestration company, announced the successful treatment of wastewater from breweries to comply with state water discharge limits for nitrates and phosphates. During Phase …

Land-Use Change Possibly Produces More Carbon Dioxide than Assumed So Far
February 6, 2017 – 4:18 pm | No Comment

(Karlsruhe Institute of Technology)  Climate Researchers Study Impacts of Land-use Change on Carbon Dioxide – Reforestation Is Important to Climate Protection and Species Diversity – Study in Nature Geoscience  —  CO2 emissions caused by changes …

Ethanol CO2 & Concrete Cement a Relationship
January 27, 2017 – 4:37 pm | No Comment

by Ann Bailey (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  CarbonCure Technologies strengthens concrete while reducing its carbon footprint. —  Carbon dioxide from a Wisconsin ethanol plant is strengthening the cement in pours at sites in Chicago. Ozinga, a …

Alage in the Carbon XPRIZE Competition
September 30, 2016 – 4:18 pm | No Comment

by Paul Mullen (Algae Biomass Organization)  NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE is a global competition which aims to develop breakthrough technologies relating to carbon dioxide. The competition aims for the team to convert the most carbon …

Ozinga Installs CarbonCure CO2 Recycling Technology
September 22, 2016 – 3:42 pm | No Comment

(Carbon Cure)  Chicago family business known for quality and service reinforces its commitment to sustainability  —  Known for its iconic red and white striped concrete mixers, the Ozinga name is synonymous with providing the highest …

Review of John DeCicco et al. Article Titled “Carbon Balance Effects of U.S. Biofuel Production and Use”
September 9, 2016 – 4:11 pm | No Comment

by Steffen Mueller (University of Illinois at Chicago Energy Resources Center)  … The authors essentially challenge the accuracy of traditional life cycle analysis with their new model.

The authors argue that “for a biofuel to provide a net …

Switching to Switchgrass? Study Models Soil Impact of Biofuel Crops
August 30, 2016 – 11:36 pm | No Comment

by Kari Lydersen (Midwest Energy News)  …  The Argonne modeling shows that when grassland, cropland and pasture in the Midwest are converted to corn for biofuels, the level of carbon sequestration in the soil stays roughly …

Bioenergy Crop Modeling Predicts Soil Carbon Increases
July 22, 2016 – 3:59 pm | No Comment

by Joanna Schroeder (Energy.AgWired.com) Researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Argonne National Laboratory are using computational modeling to predict which counties in Illinois could see increases in soil organic carbon from crops such as …

CO2 Injected Deep Underground Turns to Rock – and Stays There
June 10, 2016 – 12:23 pm | No Comment

by Michael Le Page (New Scientist)  A small pilot project in Iceland has shown that carbon dioxide can be safely stored in basalt rocks.

The finding could help tackle climate change, especially in countries such as India …

PHYCO2, MSU Announce Breakthrough in Algae Technology
April 29, 2016 – 6:34 pm | No Comment

(PHYCO2/Biomass Magazine)  PHYCO2, an emerging algae growth and carbon dioxide sequestration company, has made a technology breakthrough in Phase I of the multi-year trial with Michigan State University.  The technology partnership set out to capture …

Energy Department Requests Information on Carbon Use and Reuse Technology Opportunities for the U.S. Power Generation Sector
April 6, 2016 – 11:27 am | No Comment

(Department of Energy)  DOE is considering more significant support for Research & Development (R&D) in carbon use. It is surveying technology approaches and seeking up-to-date information on technologies for beneficially using CO2 captured from fossil-fuel …

Is It the perfect Energy Solution? Where Solar, Carbon Capture and Bio Collide
March 23, 2016 – 12:32 pm | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  One of these days your personal transportation system might look like this. A solar or wind energy facility generates renewable electricity, which is converted into a solar fuel using electrofuel …

PHYCO2 and MSU Make Breakthrough in Clean Air Technology, Growing Pure Algae 24/7 and Without Sunlight
March 21, 2016 – 6:11 pm | No Comment

(PHYCO2) PHYCO2 -an emerging algae growth and carbon dioxide sequestration company- has made a technology breakthrough in Phase I of the multi-year trial with Michigan State University (MSU).  The technology partnership set out to capture …

MSU, PHYCO2 Collaborate on Algae Growth Demonstration Project
March 21, 2016 – 12:40 pm | No Comment

(PHYCO2)  PHYCO2, an emerging algae growth and carbon dioxide sequestration company, and Michigan State University (MSU) have announced a partnership designed to generate sustainable, clean energy sources through a new method to produce algae.

The partnership will demonstrate the …

Making Concrete Green: Reinventing the World’s Most Used Synthetic Material
March 9, 2016 – 5:38 pm | No Comment

by Annie Kane (The Guardian)  … Dr Rabin Tuladhar, senior lecturer at the university’s college of science, technology and engineering, supervised (Shi) Yin’s work. He says using recycled plastic in reinforced concrete has great environmental savings.

“Steel …

17 Answers for Your Burning Questions about Biofuels, Renewable Chemicals, Biomass and More.
December 28, 2015 – 1:10 pm | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Q. We’ve heard a lot about carbon capture, but what about carbon capture and conversion (to a more soluble, transportable and storable form), for example conversion to bicarbonate?

A. To date, …

Exxon Sowed Doubt About Climate Science for Decades by Stressing Uncertainty (Part 6)
October 23, 2015 – 11:09 am | No Comment

by David Hasemyer and John H. Cushman Jr.  (Inside Climate News)  Collaborating with the Bush-Cheney White House, Exxon turned ordinary scientific uncertainties into weapons of mass confusion.

… No wonder: in the opening days of the oil-friendly Bush-Cheney …

Highlighting the Allure of Synfuels, Exxon Played Down the Climate Risks (Part 5)
October 23, 2015 – 10:44 am | No Comment

by John H. Cushman Jr. (InsideClimate News)  In the 1980s, Exxon lobbied to replace scarce oil with synthetic fossil fuels, but it glossed over the high carbon footprint associated with synfuels.

Early in the 1980s, … Exxon …

Exxon’s Business Ambition Collided with Climate Change Under a Distant Sea (Part 4)
October 23, 2015 – 10:28 am | No Comment

by Neela Banerjee & Lisa Song (Inside Climate News) Throughout the 1980s, the company struggled to solve the carbon problem of one of the biggest gas fields in the world out of concern for climate …

Exxon Confirmed Global Warming Consensus in 1982 with In-House Climate Models (Part 3)
October 23, 2015 – 10:12 am | No Comment

by Lisa Song, Neela Banerjee, David Hasemyer (Inside Climate News)  The company chairman would later mock climate models as unreliable while he campaigned to stop global action to reduce fossil fuel emissions.

Steve Knisely was an intern …

Bernie Sanders Calls For Federal Investigation Of Exxon
October 21, 2015 – 12:19 pm | No Comment

by Emily Atkin (Think Progress)  Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) wants ExxonMobil investigated by the Department of Justice.  In a letter to Attorney General Loretta Lynch on Tuesday, Sanders charged the oil giant …

PhyCO2, MSU Develop Algae Tech to Capture Power Plant CO2
September 21, 2015 – 7:12 pm | No Comment

(PhyCO2/Biomass Magazine)  Michigan State University and PHYCO2 have entered into a partnership to develop algae technologies produced from PHYCO2’s revolutionary and patented concept that promotes algae growth and sequesters, or captures, carbon dioxide from power plant …

Exxon’s Own Research Confirmed Fossil Fuels’ Role in Global Warming Decades Ago (Parts 1 and 2)
September 17, 2015 – 7:29 pm | No Comment

by Neela Banerjee, Lisa Song and David Hasemyer (Inside Climate News)  Top executives were warned of possible catastrophe from greenhouse effect, then led efforts to block solutions. … This untold chapter in Exxon’s history, when one …

A Hoover for Atmospheric CO2
September 9, 2015 – 7:06 pm | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Why not reduce atmospheric CO2 by capturing it? Why pay $500-$1000 per ton to reduce CO2 via electric cars, if you could pay 80% less via a direct capture of …

Joule Unlimited: The Digest’s 2015 8-Slide Guide
September 8, 2015 – 1:32 pm | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  1. Who are Joule? Joule is advancing a production platform for Liquid Fuel from the Sun, expected to eclipse the scale, productivity and cost efficiency of any known alternative to …

Carbon Dioxide and Its Practical, Green Uses
September 8, 2015 – 1:29 pm | No Comment

by Sam A. Rushing (Advanced Cryogenics, Ltd/Biofuels Digest)  … WHEN CO2 is the subject of discussion, outside of those in the gas trade, it is usually associated with greenhouse gases, a gas exhaled endlessly, and soft drinks. …

Making Cash from CO2 Trash: The Digest’s 2015 8-Slide Guide to Accelergy
August 21, 2015 – 10:35 am | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Accelergy uses advanced catalysts and state-of-the-art process technologies to transform natural gas, biomass, and/or coal into clean specialty products and transportation fuels. Accelergy’s Hydroconversion to X (where X = solvents, …

ABO Applauds Senators Manchin and Heitkamp on Introduction of Carbon Utilization Legislation
May 14, 2015 – 5:42 pm | No Comment

(Algae Biomass Organization)  Addition of just 12 words could accelerate pace of large scale, emissions reducing algae projects at fossil fired power plants — The Algae Biomass Organization (ABO), the trade association for the US algae …

The Algae Whisperer
April 7, 2015 – 4:22 pm | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) A new project aims to capture atmospheric CO2, affordably, using traits and techniques known to algae for millenia. … To date, no one has figured out how to get the CO2 out of …

Opportunity: Lab&BenchScale Application of Transformational CO2
March 24, 2015 – 7:15 am | No Comment

(U.S. Department of Energy)  This Funding Opportunity Announcement is focused on developing transformational technologies for CO2 capture and purification at the lab-scale, TRL 3-4, through bench-scale, TRL 5, for pulverized-coal and Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle …

Biomass Producers Today, Carbon Kings Tomorrow
December 11, 2014 – 5:22 pm | No Comment

by Matt Carr (Biomass Magazine/Algae Biomass Organization)  … To control carbon dioxide (CO2), the agency (Environmental Protection Agency) places a significant emphasis on burying emissions underground (carbon capture and sequestration or CCS), but I believe …

Building Blocks: LanzaTech, IOC, NatureWorks, Calysta make strides on Omega-3s, lactic acid
November 3, 2014 – 1:44 pm | No Comment

by Jim Lane  (Biofuels Digest)  In Illinois, LanzaTech and a research team from the IOC-DBT Center for Advanced Bio-Energy Research (an entity co-funded by India’s Department of Biotechnology and Indian Oil Corporation Limited) announced the …

Study Casting Doubt on GHG Benefits of Corn Stover Ethanol Draws Sharp Criticism by Other Researchers; Liska Responds
October 31, 2014 – 12:16 pm | No Comment

(Green Car Congress)  A study published earlier this year in the journal Nature Climate Change that cast doubt on whether biofuels produced from corn residue could meet federal mandates for cellulosic biofuels to reduce greenhouse …

DE-FOA-0001162: Targeted Algal Biofuels and Bioproducts (TABB)
September 30, 2014 – 1:07 pm | No Comment

(US Department of Energy)  The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) is issuing, on behalf of the Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO), a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) DE-FOA-0001162, entitled “Targeted Algal Biofuels and Bioproducts …

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. …

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 …

EPA Outlines 30% Cut in Power-Gen CO2 by 2030: What’s the Role for Carbon Capture and Use, Algae?
June 3, 2014 – 9:53 am | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  EPA comes down hard on CO2, with proposed rule calling for deep emission cuts, but opts for highly-flexible, state-by-state approach.   Carbon Capture and Use not deemed a key strategy, but …

Fortunately, Unfortunately: Pathways and Barriers to Algae Biofuels at Scale
May 27, 2014 – 4:52 pm | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Think algae biofuels are real and near? Or, think it’s a promotional scheme for attracting finance for nutraceuticals and academic bridges-to-nowhere?  The barriers might be more, or less, daunting than …

CEC Issues Final Report on OMEGA System
April 25, 2014 – 7:08 pm | No Comment

(Algae Industry Magazine)   The California Energy Commission (CEC) has just issued their “final” report on the Offshore Membrane Enclosures for Growing Algae (OMEGA) approach to algae cultivation and wastewater remediation. Outlining the research findings …

Commentary: Cellulosic Ethanol Worse than Gas? Not so Fast
April 24, 2014 – 2:48 pm | No Comment

by Brendan Jordan  (Midwest Energy News)   A new academic paper on biofuels was released this week, and some media outlets have reached sweeping conclusions. “Fuels from corn waste not better than gas,” claimed the Associated …

Canada: Biofuels Digest’s Spring 2014 5-Minute Guide – CCEMC Grand Challenge Hands $500K Seed Grants to 24
April 17, 2014 – 10:37 am | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Alberta’s Grand Challenge on carbon — Liquid Light, Enerkem among 24 winners picking up $500,000 seed grants in first round.   Next round will result in up to five $3M grants …

Ethanol Plant CO2 Sequestration Project Reaches New Milestone
April 1, 2014 – 5:30 pm | No Comment

by Chris Hanson (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  The $163.9 million Illinois Basin-Decatur Project celebrated as new milestone as its carbon sequestration project stored 750,000 metric tons carbon dioxide from Archer Daniels Midland Co.’s ethanol plant in …

New Catalyst Could Lead to Cleaner Energy
March 6, 2014 – 11:16 am | No Comment

by Anne Trafton (MIT News)  MIT chemists have devised a way to trap carbon dioxide and transform it into useful organic compounds, using a simple metal complex.

More work is needed to understand and optimize the …

The Race to Capture, Use and Monetize Waste CO2
March 5, 2014 – 11:39 am | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Reduce carbon? Rid the world of excess CO2? Not so fast, buster. A new generation of technologies has come along that capture, re-purpose and monetize CO2 emissions. Will they realize their promise? As …

Why UN Climate Talks Are Still Relevant: Report from COP 19 in Warsaw
November 21, 2013 – 5:12 pm | No Comment

by Michael Davidson (East Winds/The Energy Collective)  We are heading into the second week of UN climate negotiations in Warsaw (refered to as COP 19), where 194 countries are busy laying the groundwork for an …

A Systematic Review of Biochar Research, with a Focus on Its Stability in situ and Its Promise as a Climate Mitigation Strategy
October 30, 2013 – 3:37 pm | No Comment

by Noel P. Gurwick, Lisa A. Moore, Charlene Kelly, Patricia Elias (PLOSone)   Claims about the environmental benefits of charring biomass and applying the resulting “biochar” to soil are impressive. If true, they could influence land management worldwide. Alleged benefits …

Hand Up vs. Hand Out: New Government Programs Target Biofuels for Support in US, Canada
October 21, 2013 – 1:35 pm | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  …As most know, the US Government in the past few days re-opened for business, and there’s an attractive USDA Loan Guarantee program recently unveiled that aspiring bioeconomy projects definitely will …

Algaetech International Signs R&T Agreement with EADS and AMIC for Wastewater Remediation Using Algae for Jet Fuel Production.
March 18, 2013 – 5:37 pm | No Comment

(Algaetech International)  AMIC, Malaysia, and Algaetech International Sdn Bhd, Malaysia, announces the signing of a Research & Technology agreement on a “Waste to Fuel” project today 4th March 2013, at Algaetech International corporate head office. With …

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 …

The Greening of Petronas: Oil Giant Signs with LanzaTech to Turn Waste CO2 into Sustainable Chemicals
October 16, 2012 – 11:41 am | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  …In Malaysia, LanzaTech and the Malaysian national oil company, Petronas, announced they will work together to accelerate the development and commercialization of technologies to produce sustainable chemicals from carbon dioxide …

Reducing CO2: Research Shows Chemical and Economic Feasibility for Capturing Carbon Dioxide Directly from Air
July 30, 2012 – 11:51 am | No Comment

(Georgia Tech University)   With a series of papers published in chemistry and chemical engineering journals, researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology have advanced the case for extracting carbon dioxide directly from the air using …

eco2capture awarded $100,000 for algal growth project to capture CO2
June 5, 2012 – 11:16 am | No Comment

(HiVelocityMedia.com)  The Athens-based company Eco2Capture has been awarded $100,000 by the Ohio Third Frontier for its project, Demonstration of Advanced Polymer Membranes for Algal Growth Enhancement, which will showcase how to mass-produce algae for the CO2 capture and biofuel …

Obama Touts Algal Biofuels; $14M in New R&D Funding; $2.28 per Gallon Algal Biofuels in Sight?
February 27, 2012 – 2:38 pm | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  …In Washington, the Obama Administration outlined a new $14 million round of R&D grants for algal biofuels, as the US President highlighted algal biofuels in a speech at the University of Miami …

US Carbon Storage System Breaks New Ground
November 29, 2011 – 1:14 pm | No Comment

by Tim Wall  (Discovery.com)  The Midwest now boasts the United States’ first large scale carbon sequestration project working in conjunction with a biofuel plant.

Carbon dioxide emissions from an Archer Daniels Midland Company corn ethanol plant …

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 …

Heavy Breathing by Plants Could Alter Climate Models, 30-Year Study Finds
October 3, 2011 – 12:18 pm | No Comment

by Ben Cubby (Sydney Morning Herald)  Plants have been breathing a lot more quickly than we thought, according to a study that suggests some climate change models may have to be modified to account for …

Newcastle University Outlines Plans for North East Carbon Capture Hub
September 8, 2011 – 9:55 am | No Comment

by James Murray  (Business Green)  Could gasification hold the key to the decarbonisation of the North East’s heavy industries?

Researchers at the Newcastle Institute for Research on Sustainability(NIReS) are working on ambitious plans that could establish the …

The XTL Diet: New Paths to Feasible, Domestic Low-Carb Fuels
August 23, 2011 – 6:23 am | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Can synthetic biology capture and utilize CO2 to such an extent that it not only can make money – but can mitigate the carbon intensity of no-no feedstocks like coal, …

The Economics of Power Plant CO2 Capture
July 5, 2011 – 3:13 pm | No Comment

by Riggs Eckelberry (OriginOil/Algae Industry Magazine)  …Today’s carbon capture process requires separating and condensing CO2, then transporting it in dedicated pipelines to distant locations where it can be stored. Processing CO2 close to power plants …

ASA Bans ExxonMobil Biofuel Ad
March 10, 2011 – 11:56 am | No Comment

(RAC)  The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has banned an ExxonMobil advertisement after its claims relating to environmental benefits of using algae to form biofuels were found to be misleading.

A complaint was filed by a viewer …

Algae Project Advances at Green Plains Renewable Energy Plant
February 3, 2011 – 10:41 am | No Comment

by Kris Bevill  (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  BioProcess Algae LLC has begun operating commercial-scale algae bioreactors at Green Plains Renewable Energy Inc.’s 65 MMgy ethanol plant in Shenandoah, Iowa. The project is a joint venture among …

A.I.M. Interview: Sapphire Energy’s CEO Dr. Jason Pyle
January 24, 2011 – 9:23 am | No Comment

by David Schwartz   (Algae Industry Magazine)   Dr. Jason Pyle, the high profile CEO at the even more high profile “green crude” developer, Sapphire Energy, holds a Ph.D. in Molecular and Cellular Physiology, as …

Carbon Dioxide Recycling in the Biofuels Industry,” a Special Digest report
September 14, 2010 – 7:26 am | No Comment

by Sam A. Rushing (Biofuels Digest)  …Since CO2 has been shown to be the globe’s worst offender as a greenhouse gas, the very use of this gas in a technology which would foster the production …

Pennsylvania Pursues Alternative Fuel JV
August 3, 2010 – 8:51 am | No Comment

(Algae Industry Magazine)  The Raytheon Co., Accelergy Corp. of Houston, TX, and A2BE Carbon Capture LLC/Algae at Work, of Boulder, CO have formed a joint venture to develop a technology to gasify algae mixed with coal …

Green Plains Renewable Energy Moves on Algae, Corn Oil Extraction
July 27, 2010 – 7:52 am | No Comment

by Holly Jessen (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Green Plains Renewable Energy Inc. is moving to Phase II with its algae project at one plant and planning to install corn oil extraction technology at all six of …

Secretary Chu Announces Six Projects to Convert Captured CO2 Emissions from Industrial Sources into Useful Products
July 23, 2010 – 11:57 am | No Comment

(US Department of Energy)  $106 Million Recovery Act Investment will Reduce CO2 Emissions and Mitigate Climate Change

U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced today the selections of six projects that aim to find ways of converting …

CO2-Eating Algae Turns Cement Maker Green
March 23, 2010 – 10:41 am | No Comment

by Tyler Hamilton (TheStar.com) 

A mixture of hot gas rises out of a flue stack at the St. Marys Cement plant about 50 kilometres west of Waterloo. But not all the CO2-rich exhaust is vented to …

Today in Biofuels Opinion: “If Policymakers Thought This Is a CO2 Sequestration Approach…We Would Be Entirely Screwed.”
March 18, 2010 – 2:26 pm | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) Jack Oswald, CEO, SynGest: “One of the things worth pointing out about most algae approaches, is that they rely on large sources of CO2.  These will come from our existing …

Honeywell’s UOP Awarded Funding for Carbon Dioxide Capture and Reuse Through Algae Growth and Biofuel Production
March 11, 2010 – 4:13 pm | No Comment

UOP, a Honeywell ( HON) company, announced today that it has been awarded a $1.5 million cooperative agreement from the U.S. Department of Energy for a project to demonstrate technology to capture carbon dioxide and …

Honeywell’s UOP Awarded Funding for Carbon Dioxide Capture and Reuse Through Algae Growth and Biofuel Production
March 2, 2010 – 3:12 pm | No Comment

UOP, a Honeywell (NYSE:HON) company, announced today that it has been awarded a $1.5 million cooperative agreement from the U.S. Department of Energy for a project to demonstrate technology to capture carbon dioxide and produce …

“Making Money from Carbon Dioxide Derived from Biofuels and Similar Projects”, a Digest Special Report
February 18, 2010 – 11:09 am | No Comment

by Sam A. Rushing (Biofuels Digest)  …It is increasingly important to acquire revenues from the sale of CO2 as one of the primary co-products from fermentation and biofuels; plus depending upon destination and mode of utilization, …

Algae, Brine Shrimp and Tilapia Make Recipe for Biofuel
February 9, 2010 – 1:09 pm | No Comment

(MidWest AgNet)  Using algae, brine shrimp and tilapia, researchers have designed a novel system that extracts oil for use as biofuel, potentially reducing greenhouse gas emissions in a proposed electric power plant.   Microalgal biomass production …

Bacteria Engineered to Turn Carbon Dioxide Into Liquid Fuel
December 11, 2009 – 9:43 am | No Comment

by Matthew Chin (Science Daily) In a new approach, researchers from the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science have genetically modified a cyanobacterium to consume carbon dioxide and produce the liquid fuel …

Biofuels Innovator Forms Division in Charleston to Capture Carbon
August 11, 2009 – 11:58 am | No Comment

by Andy Owens (Charleston Regional Business Journal) Opposition to coal-fired power plants in the South has spurred a producer of microalgae-based renewable energy and industrial products to create a division based in Charleston.  Barry Toyonaga, chief …

W2 Energy Completes Algae Bioreactor
August 11, 2009 – 11:15 am | No Comment

(Energy Current)  W2 Energy Inc., has successfully completed a commercial scale algae bioreactor.  The Sunfilter bioreactor will be used to sequester any CO2 byproducts from the W2 Energy waste-to-energy processes. The product can also be …