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bioreactors

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GE, others invest in wastewater bioreactor

Israeli company Emefcy lands big-name backers for its Megawatter System that can turn wastewater into clean water and electricity.

By June 29, 2011

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Scaling up: Joule funded for test-tube biofuel

Startup Joule lands $70 million in private equity to build larger-scale plants that make diesel fuel directly from sunlight, carbon dioxide, and nutrients in solar panel-like bioreactors.

By January 17, 2012

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In the lab, designing the ultimate biofuel bug

Start-up Joule Unlimited is on the forefront of using genetic engineering to replace petrofuels, trying to learn from shortcomings of other biofuel technologies.

By March 25, 2011

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Joule patents fuel made from water, sunlight, CO2

Biotech start-up receives a patent for a process where genetically engineered cyanobacteria make hydrocarbons directly during growth.

By September 14, 2010

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Algae fuel maker PetroAlgae files to go public

PetroAlgae looks to raise $200 million for algae-growing equipment, although making fuel from algae cost-effectively has proved elusive.

By August 11, 2010

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Start-up enlists algae for toxic clean-up, fuel

Bionavitas is making a long-term bet on cheap biodiesel from algae. But more promising today is "bioremediation," or using algae to treat polluted waste water.

By May 5, 2008

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Algae-oil maker Solazyme files to go public

The California company seeks to raise up to $100 million on the stock market to speed up commercialization of its algae oil for fuels, food, and personal care products.

By March 12, 2011

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Joule to make diesel at solar fuels plant

Start-up gets $30 million to build test facility that will create diesel fuel from microbes fed a diet of sunlight and carbon dioxide.

By April 27, 2010

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Leading oil refiner invests in more algae

Valero Energy plans to share and develop transportation fuel technology with Algenol Biofuels.

By May 6, 2010