LA JOLLA, CALIFORNIA– Synthetic Genomics Inc. (SGI), a privately held company applying genomic-driven commercial solutions to address a variety of global challenges including energy and the environment, announced today a multi-year research and development agreement with ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company (EMRE) to develop next generation biofuels using photosynthetic algae.
Industry trade organization urges changes to program that will facilitate private investment and support commercialization WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 6, 2010) – The Algae Biomass Organization, the trade association for the algae industry, has encouraged the USDA to consider a variety of changes to its Biorefinery Assistance Program, which guarantees loans for the development of advanced biorefineries. […]
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced today the investment of up to $24 million for three research groups to tackle key hurdles in the commercialization of algae-based biofuels.
WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Advanced biofuels from cellulosic material and algae can reduce reliance on oil and create green jobs; sustained, diverse federal programs are necessary to help producers secure financing for construction of projects.
CNN.com June 17, 2010 In the wake of the oil disaster, the country is looking for clean energy. One company wants to use algae as fuel.