Image - Algae Systems Testing Algae Bio-Fuel Production

Algae Systems Testing Algae Bio-Fuel Production

Algae Systems completed demonstration of a new biofuel production approach in early-August jointly with Japan’s IHI Corporation. The process is based on the conversion of algae and wastewater to energy and clean water. A demonstration plant, located in Daphne Alabama, combines wastewater with algae to produce the world’s first energy-generating wastewater treatment process, using carbon-negative technologies. This process will yiel...

Bio - Aug 19, 2014


Image - Boeing Launches Plan to Turn Tobacco Into Jet Fuel

Boeing Launches Plan to Turn Tobacco Into Jet Fuel

US aerospace giant Boeing said on Wednesday it was working with South African Airways and a Dutch biofuel company to make jet fuel from tobacco seeds. The Dutch firm, SkyNRG, is boosting its production in South Africa of a hybrid, nicotine-free, tobacco crop called Solaris with "biofuel production expected... in the next few years," the three companies said in a statement. "Initially, oil from the plant's seeds will ...

Bio - Aug 6, 2014


Image - Biomass Magazine Launches New Biogas Producer Map

Biomass Magazine Launches New Biogas Producer Map

Biomass Magazine announced this week the completion of Biomass Magazine's 2015 U.S. Biogas Producer Map and list. This is the only online map produced that plots the location and status of all U.S. biogas production from on-farm facilities and wastewater treatment plants producing grid-connected bioenergy. "We're very excited to take our first step towards bringing our biogas data and map offering to the same level our readers...

Bio - Power Generation - Jul 30, 2014