Image - Synthetic Genomics and ExxonMobil Renew Algae Biofuels Research Agreement

Synthetic Genomics and ExxonMobil Renew Algae Biofuels Research Agreement

Synthetic Genomics, Inc. and ExxonMobil announced today that they have extended their agreement to conduct joint research into advanced algae biofuels after making significant progress in understanding algae genetics, growth characteristics and increasing oil production. ExxonMobil and Synthetic Genomics have been jointly researching and developing oil from algae for use as a renewable, lower-emission alternative to traditional transportation...

Bio - Jan 18, 2017


Image - Biofuel Matchmaker: Finding the Perfect Algae for Renewable Energy

Biofuel Matchmaker: Finding the Perfect Algae for Renewable Energy

A dozen glass cylinders containing a potential payload of bright green algae are exposed to hundreds of multi-colored lights, which provide all of sunlight's natural hues. The tiny LEDs brighten and dim to mimic the outdoors' constantly changing conditions. To further simulate a virtual cloud passing overhead, chillers kick in and nudge the algae a little cooler. A new, approximately $6-million collaborative project is using this unique climat...

Fuel & Retailing - Jan 13, 2017


Image - Wartsila to Supply Germany With Groundbreaking Biohybrid Plant

Wartsila to Supply Germany With Groundbreaking Biohybrid Plant

Wartsila has been awarded the contract to supply a biohybrid production plant to the German energy company, Erdgas Sudwest GmbH. The new plant will produce both bioLNG (liquefied biogas) and LNG. The contract with Wartsila was signed in December, and delivery will be made on a fast-track basis. The Wartsila delivery will include the company's unique liquefaction system. Moreover, the system is specially designed to clean and liquefy both bioga...

Bio - Dec 21, 2016




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