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OriginOil seeks ways to speed algae-based biofuel use
energycurrent.com

BRUSSELS: "We know that algae is likely to become the world's biofuel of choice, which means that no one producer group is going to dominate," said Eckelberry. "It's better to help everyone make algae by sharing technology rapidly and not trying to compete with them as a producer."

Team Algal Scientific wins Clean Energy Prize
ns.umich.edu

ANN ARBOR, Mich.— A plan to use algae to simultaneously treat wastewater and produce the raw materials for biofuels has won the inaugural Clean Energy Prize.

The competition was sponsored by DTE Energy, the University of Michigan, the Masco Corporation Foundation and the Kresge Foundation to encourage entrepreneurship in Michigan and the development of clean energy technology.

Venice seaport eyes algae to fuel energy needs
Reuters

ROME - Venice's seaport plans to become self-sufficient in its energy needs by building a power plant fueled by algae...

The plant will be operative in two years and produce 40 megawatts of electricity, Venice's port authority said...

DARPA Announces Future of Fuel: Blue Sun Biodiesel, Algae to Play a Role
gobluesun.com

GOLDEN, CO – The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is investing heavily to develop algae into a truly viable jet fuel feedstock, and Blue Sun Biodiesel is part of the historic effort...

...DARPA has awarded Blue Sun Biodiesel, as a subcontractor to General Atomics, part of a nearly $20 million research contract to evaluate the best process to extract oil from algae as an affordable feedstock for production of JP-8 jet fuel, and to utilize Blue Sun’s go-to-market experience to commercialize the process...

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