Algae Business Column
Algae Industry Magazine – May 13, 2012: "We believe that algae is the most promising next-generation biomass feedstock. But historically, using conventional production systems has prevented cost-effective cultivation...."
Algae Industry Magazine – February 29, 2012: "A recent OriginOil study concluded that algae producers can make gasoline and diesel at their place of production for as little as $2.28/gallon, using a blend of algae and waste feedstocks...."
Algae Industry Magazine – January 18, 2012: "If only there were enough algae to meet the demand. Algae is highly productive, soaks up toxins and CO2, and can be grown without impacting food or fresh water supplies. And it exactly replaces petroleum, because petroleum is mostly old algae...."
Algae Industry Magazine – December 12, 2011: "With global warming accords in disarray, the European Union (EU), individual nations, and now California are taking decisive action. Even the most local of initiatives, however, impacts the rest of the world...."
Algae Industry Magazine – November 14, 2011: "This New Year, the rubber of the Kyoto Protocol hits the hard tarmac of the European Union’s airport runways. More than half the cost of the multi-billion dollar airline industry is fuel. And that cost is about to be heavily..."
Algae Industry Magazine – October 12, 2011: "Way back on June 20, John Daly of OilPrice.com wrote an insightful overview of why so many players in the multi-sector air industry—airlines, airplane producers, national airlines, and militaries..."
Algae Industry Magazine – September 21, 2011: "As algae oil gears up to industrial scale production, we must develop uniform standards. Producers, refiners, distributors and the public face the same issues as late nineteenth century petroleum oil, as it diversified function and expanded volume, from its early role as a metal lubricant...."
Algae Industry Magazine – August 2, 2011: "Recently, Australia’s largest ethanol producer, Manildra, diversified its biofuel portfolio by entering into algae production..."
Algae Industry Magazine – July 4, 2011: "In April, I wrote that CO2 capture is algae’s “killer app”—the deployment that addresses four environmental problems at once. Now the killer app can look forward to its first large-scale customers...."
Algae Industry Magazine – June 7, 2011: "Most algae production is industrial in scale. Take MBD Energy’s carbon capture project, designed to attack the vast CO2 emissions of Australia’s brown coal power plants..."
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