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Solazyme cruises in biofuels, green chemicals IPO

The stock for algae company Solazyme rises 15 percent in its initial public offering, raising $227 million to expand its biofuels and chemicals businesses.

By May. 27, 2011

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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 Mar. 12, 2011

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Solazyme raises $52 million for algae fuel

Many companies have tried to make fuel and food products from algae, but Solazyme's unique approach has helped accentuate its potential for commercializing algae biofuels.

By Aug. 9, 2010

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Solazyme targets algae fuel in three years

Next-generation biofuels using algae or plant wastes are getting closer to commercialization, but large-scale production with sustainably grown plants remains the challenge.

By Aug. 20, 2008

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U.S. Navy buys 20,000 gallons of algae fuel

Solazyme signs contract to provide additional 150,000 gallons of algae-derived advanced biofuels to U.S. military by 2011.

By Sep. 15, 2010

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Biofuel-powered commercial aviation finally takes off

A Continental Airlines Boeing 737 yesterday made the first U.S. flight running on an algae-based biofuel blend. That single flight alone may have saved the equivalent of 30,000 miles of one car's carbon dioxide emissions.

By Nov. 8, 2011

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Solazyme's algae diesel ready to hit the road

Company's renewable diesel earns certification as a fuel and gets tested on a Jeep Liberty with a diesel engine.

By Jun. 11, 2008

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Study: Algae biofuels need 10 years of R&D to compete

Energy Biosciences Institute says that sustained R&D is needed to make algae biofuels cost-competitive with fossil fuels.

By Nov. 5, 2010

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Kior files to go public for advanced biofuels

While the ethanol industry faces more skepticism, biofuel companies making drop-in replacements for petrofuels are moving out of demonstration stage to larger-scale production.

By Apr. 12, 2011

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Fermentation or photosynthesis: The debate in algae fuel

What's the best way to grow algae? Sides are being taken, as companies try to transform algae into transportation fuel or dietary supplements.

By Jan. 28, 2008