Consumer-Goods Maker Invests in California’s Solazyme to Avoid Environmental Concerns Associated with Palm Oil The Wall Street Journal BY PAUL SONNE, LONDON—As food and consumer-goods companies face problems obtaining the key ingredient palm oil without damaging the environment, Unilever is betting on a promising low-life alternative: algae.
Clean, green energy source could replace fossil fuels by William Hermann – Aug. 27, 2010 12:00 AM The Arizona Republic Arizonans have cleaned algae from cattle tanks, swimming pools and fish tanks for decades. Now, Arizona researchers are developing algae as a promising 21st-century alternative fuel to power cars, trucks and planes and propel the […]
Ten years after NREL’s Aquatic Species Program was shut down, a similar initiative began and now is thriving in its algae research, which includes the evaluation of CO2 recycling.
The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Biomass Program is hosting a Webinar on Wednesday, September 8, 2010, from 2:00–4:30 p.m. EDT entitled “The Promise and Challenge of Algae as a Renewable Source of Biofuels.”
Kojo Nnamdi Show – A decade from now, will we be talking about Big Algae in the same way we now refer to Big Oil? Scientists around the country are racing to develop a cost-effective fuel source derived from algae. We’ll learn more about turning pond scum into energy and how it compares to ethanol […]