Biofuels

Sapphire Energy leads the way for algae crude

In an earlier article we discussed the merits of Solazyme, a company with technology to turn algae into tailor-made oils, consumable proteins, and algae crude. While Solazyme is more focused on a number of different commercial applications of their technology, Sapphire Energy is only focused on one; the production of algae crude. While Solazyme produces […]

Algae Tec leading out of 29 Algae Companies

      In an earlier post we discussed the merits of Solazyme, a company with technology that can turn algae into customized oils and biofuels. Solazyme is not the only company in the algae-to-fuel business. According to a February 2013 press release by Lux Research titled “Leading Alternative Fuel Developers Set to Ramp Revenues“, […]

Cooking with Renewable Energy Group

In an earlier post titled “Is Solazyme selling snake oil?”, we discussed Solazyme, a company that is turning algae into customized oils. While Solazyme’s original intent was that of producing biofuels using algae, the company found other markets to be more lucrative initially such as cosmetics, paints, coatings, etc. While Solazyme looks past biofuels for […]