Green Plains Renewable Energy, Inc., North America’s fourth largest ethanol producer, and BioProcess Algae LLC today announced plans for Phase II of its Grower Harvester™ algae project located at Green Plains’ Shenandoah, Iowa ethanol plant. Construction on Phase II is set to begin in the next two weeks with plans to scale the technology 20 […]
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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.