Commercially-viable photobioreactor launched
By: Helen Tunnicliffe
A SOUTH Carolina firm has unveiled what it says is the world’s first commercially-viable, fully-automated algal photobioreactor for the production of biofuels.
RWE plans to generate electricity from algae diesel
By: Susanne Retka Schill
Renewed World Energies Corp. has begun work on a five-acre site to turn algae biomass into green diesel and electricity at Georgetown, S.C., with a goal of being in production by late 2010. Between three and four acres of photobioreactors are planned to produce algae-based fuels to generate electrical energy. “The quickest way for generating revenues is in producing electricity,” said Rick Armstrong, co-founder of RWE. He and fellow co-founder Tim Tompkins unveiled their system at the Algae Biomass Summit in San Diego, Calif., the first week of October.
Company Developing Algae Farm & Power Plant
Renewed World Energies Corp. is working on turning a 5 acre site into an algae biomass farm that will make biodiesel as well as producing electricity at Georgetown, South Carolina with hopes of being in production by late next year.
Renewed World Energies Raising Up To $10M For Algae-To-Energy
By: Mara Lemos Stein
Renewed World Energies Inc. is seeking up to $10 million from a $15 million total equity offering to build the first commercial facility deploying its algae-to-energy technology in South Carolina, company executives told Clean Technology Insight.
Algae Enhancing the Market and Going Beyond Energy Alternatives:
Delivery May Not Be As Far As Projected
By: Melanie Klausner
NEW YORK - It’s no secret that world-wide dependency on oil has reached an all time high. Since oil is a finite, non-renewable and heavily relied upon resource, the race to discover viable alternatives is hotter than ever. Still, the promise of an alternative and potentially clean energy source has been slow and steady. New biofuels emerge almost weekly and everything from wind and solar power to corn and soybean oil has been tapped as the next “environmentally-sound” solution.
Renewed World Energies Unveils Microalgae Facility
Aug 1 2009
Six years ago, Richard Armstrong and Tim Tompkins, determined and passionate to thwart American dependency on foreign oil, embarked on a new venture.
Five Companies That Are Turning Algae Into Energy
BY Ariel Schwartz
Jul 30 2009
We recently received a press release from a fledging company called Renewed World Energies claiming that it has created the first commercially viable algae-processing system.
Algae Enhancing the Market and Going Beyond Energy Alternatives: Delivery May Not Be as Far as Projected
By MELANIE KLAUSNER
June 3 2009
It's no secret that world-wide dependency on oil has reached an all time high. Since oil is a finite, non-renewable and heavily relied upon resource, the race to discover viable alternatives is hotter than ever.