Posts Tagged ‘Australia’

List of Algae Biofuel Companies

Algae biofuel companies in USA Algenol Algenol was founded in 2006. It has it’s headquarter in Fort Myers, Florida, United States. Algenol focuses on ethanol production from algae through its proprietary ‘Direct to Ethanol’ technology. 16121 lee Road Fort Myers, FLorida, USA 33912 (239) 498-2000 info@algenol.com Sapphire Energy Sapphire Energy is San Diego, California, United States based algae biofuel producer company . It was founded in 2007. The Sapphire Energy’s Integrated Algal Bio Refinery, also famous as Green crude farm, is situated […]

Biofuel Research Institutes in Australia

A list of biofuel research institutes in Australia is given below: 1. Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) CSIRO is Australia’s national science agency. Its Energy Flagship aims at developing 1) cost competitive low emission energy from coal and 2) algal biodiesel as a means to return to natural resources for energy production. http://www.csiro.au/Outcomes/Energy.aspx 2. South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI) SARDI is based in Adelaide and focuses on the research and development of new and improved feedstocks […]

Plant to convert algae into crude oil launched by Muradel

In a major step towards production of fossil fuel equivalent, Australia’s renewable fuel company Muradel has launched the company’s first integrated demonstration plant to convert algae into crude oil at Whyalla. The plant is using Muradel’s Green2Black™ technology for the production of drop-in fuel. The plant has the capacity to produce 30,000 liters of green crude a year. If successfully scaled to a commercial one,  it will have the potential to produce 500,000 barrels of refinable green crude by the year 2019, a quantity capable enough to run 30,000 […]