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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 March 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 August 9, 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 November 8, 2011

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How to save green tech from crashing

There's a real risk that innovation in green technologies will slow for lack of money and interest. Here's why we need a leaner, meaner green tech 2.0.

By August 26, 2011

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Molecules for sale: Biofuel outfits bet on chemicals

Making industrial chemicals from plants is easier to crack into than the cut-rate world of transportation fuels for young green-tech companies seeking a commercial foothold.

By May 9, 2011

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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 April 12, 2011

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Schwarzenegger: Time to change the energy debate

Former California governor says green-tech advocates should focus on health, economic, national-security benefits of clean energy, rather than on climate change.

By March 1, 2011

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Air Force OKs biofuel jet fuel mix in aircraft

The Air Force approves a blend of plant-based fuel with jet fuel for the first time, saying performance for pilots will not be affected.

By February 11, 2011

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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 November 5, 2010