Algal Biodiesel Heads to Sundance
- INTRODUCTION: WATER, ENERGY, AND NEW DEVELOPMENTS ON THE WAY AHEAD. Phoenix, Laurel E. // Water Resources Impact;Jan2012, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p3
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including the Water-Energy Nexus, the emerging research and technologies in algal biodiesel, and the interdependencies of water and energy.
- AkzoNobel looks to algae for greener paint. // TCE: The Chemical Engineer;Jun2013, Issue 864, p8
The article reports on paint and chemicals company AkzoNobel's partnership with biofuels specialist Solazyme to develop paint products based on algae oils in replacement of those based on crude oil.
- Algae power steps up. // TCE: The Chemical Engineer;Feb2010, Issue 824, p17
The article reports on the application of an algae-to-biodiesel process at a mid-scale pilot plant test at Karratha in Australia.
- Film: Science at Sundance. Marris, Emma // Nature;1/24/2008, Vol. 451 Issue 7177, p402
The article reports on the several documentary films presented at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. Many of these films are of science-themed films since the success of "March of the Penguins" and Al Gore's "An Inconvenient Truth" in the past years. Among the documentaries...
- Solazyme and Dow Form an Alliance for the Development of Micro Algae-Derived Oils for Use in Bio-Based Dielectric Insulating Fluids. // Biomedical Market Newsletter;3/31/2011, p101
The article reports on the move of Solazyme Inc. in starting a letter of intent (LOI) and joint development agreement (JDA) with Dow Chemical Co. It mentions that the JDA and LOI are for the advancement of Solazyme's algal oils for use. It notes that under JDA, Dow will combine its knowledge in...
- Two dollar diesel. Brooks, Bob // Automotive Industries;Aug2008, Vol. 188 Issue 8, p14
The article reports that thousands of bio diesel fuel that meets D-975 specification have been produced, road tested in diesel vehicles and declared ready for volume production. Solazyme Inc.'s patented method of fermenting sugar and strains of algae in closed tanks without carbon dioxide has...
- Volkswagen Partners With Amyris, Solazyme To Test Biodiesel On Engine Technology. // Energy Daily;4/2/2012, Issue 64, p4
The article discusses an agreement between Volkswagen of America with Amyris Inc. and Solazyme Inc. to test its TDI Clean Diesel technology using cleaner burning biodiesel fuels. Volkswagen will provide the 2012 Passat TDI and the 2012 Jetta TD and will analyze the effects of biodiesel fuels...
- Innovation. Baker, John // ICIS Chemical Business;6/18/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 71, p21
The article reports on the development of a technology that uses algae to produce oil, which can then be processed into biodiesel, by U.S. company Solazyme. The California-based company has just signed a deal with Imperium Renewables to supply it with algae-derived oil for its biodiesel...
- Algae biodiesel shows superior properties. // Bulk Transporter;Jun2008, Vol. 70 Issue 12, p45
The article reports on the result of the Solazyme Inc.'s Soladiesel testing at the Southwest Research Institute (SWRI), which shows that Soladiesel has superior cold weather properties to any commercial biodiesel. The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has requested the test to comply with the...