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petroalgae

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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 Aug. 11, 2010

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PetroAlgae signs deal with Indian Oil

Another Big Oil company looks to build large-scale production facilities for generating biofuel from algae.

By Nov. 5, 2009

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PetroAlgae still sees green in pond scum

Even with the demise of an algae biofuel pioneer this week, PetroAlgae and others are sticking with it because they believe in algae's advantages over other feedstocks.

By May. 15, 2009

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Advanced biofuels maker Gevo files to go public

Gevo seeks to scale up its process of using plants to make isobutanol, a renewable hydrocarbon that can be used to make chemicals and liquid fuels, including jet fuel.

By Aug. 13, 2010

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ExxonMobil to make fuel from algae

New partnership with biotech firm Synthetic Genomics paves way for ExxonMobile to research and develop next-gen biofuels from algae.

By Jul. 14, 2009

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Race to algae-based biodiesel heats up

PetroAlgae, Bionavitas, and others bet that algae will replace soy as a feedstock for biodiesel. The question is which, out of many companies, will develop a cost-effective technology first.

By May. 2, 2008

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Algae front-runner GreenFuel slashes staff

GreenFuel Technologies, one of the only algae companies to boast an actual customer, has cut its staff by half to "weather the economic storm."

By Jan. 13, 2009

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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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Aurora's algae payoff: $50 a barrel, plus a price on carbon

Can algae be a competitive biodiesel feedstock with oil below $50 a barrel? Aurora Biofuels new CEO says yes, once there's a price on carbon emissions.

By Mar. 4, 2009

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GreenFuel Tech opens algae-growing greenhouse

In a $92 million, multi-year deal, GreenFuel Technologies signs on for project to grown algae aided by carbon dioxide pollution from cement factory in Spain.

By Oct. 20, 2008