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    Video: Translogic visits Solazyme, finds algae diesel works well in VW Jetta TDI, navy ships

    As we learned when we visited last fall, Solazyme is doing some interesting things in its South San Francisco lab. Now, our friends over at Translogic put together a video showing the algae-derived diesel being used in a Volkswagen Passat TDI – as well as getting burned by the US ...

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    Featured: In deep with Volkswagen's 'most-of-the-above' alt-fuel strategy

    VW steadily developing an interest in Das Plug-ins... and algae diesel If there's one truth about alternative fuel plans espoused by most of the major automakers, it's that they like an "all of the above" approach. They'll try flex-fuel, offer you some plug-in cars, toy with diesels in the U.S. ...

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    U.S. Navy tests algae-based Solajet fuel in Sikorsky MH-60S Seahawk helicopter

    Armed and ready for action, the U.S. Navy's Sikorsky MH-60S Seahawk helicopters are fear-inducing machines. However, we'd be willing to bet that most of the U.S.' opponents have no clue that this bird can take to the skies powered by algal-derived fuels. Recently, the U.S. Navy successfully ...

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    Solazyme IPO nets $227.2 million

    Solazyme, a renewable algae-based fuels company headquartered in San Francisco, CA, has announced the closing of its initial public offering (IPO). According to the renewable fuels firm, the company netted $227.18 million by letting 12,621,250 shares fly at a price of $18 per, above the previously ...

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    Solazyme lets 10.975 million shares fly at $18 in IPO

    Solazyme, a renewable algae-based fuels company, has priced its initial public offering (IPO) of 10.975 million shares of common stock at $18 per share, above the earlier estimated range of $15 to $17. Of the 10.975 million shares of common stock in the IPO, Solazyme is offering 10,375,000 ...

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    Solazyme files for $100 million IPO

    We've featured San Francisco-based Solazyme several times over the past few years, most notably for creating jet fuel from algae. Back then, the company estimated its algae-based fuel would be competitive with $40- to $80-per-barrel oil prices, to say nothing about the current $100-a-barrel ...

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    Breathe California gives clean air award to Coda Automotive

    Coda EV Sedan – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Lung disease advocacy group Breathe California gave out its Clean Air Awards in San Francisco last week and Coda Automotive was one of the honorees. 2010 was the twentieth anniversary of the awards, which promote groups that work to ...

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    Hopenhagen brings eco-cars to Denmark for climate change conference

    The COP 15 Copenhagen United Nations Climate Change Conference 2009 kicks off this today in Copenhagen, and all of those delegates and personnel need to get around somehow. Auto companies from around the world are providing vehicles for the event, including 15 Think City EVs, 60 Citroen C1 ev'ie ...

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    Solazyme succeeds at creating jet fuel from algae

    Bio-powered flight is not the exclusive dream of San Francisco startup Solazyme. There have bee recent bio-flight advancements from Virgin Airlines, which flew from London to Amsterdam using biofuel in February, and the BioJet I. But Solazyme announced it has reached a small milestone that could ...

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    Solazyme will drive algae biodiesel-fueled car at Sundance

    At the Sundance film festival this week, Solazyme is promoting its scalable process that makes biodiesel from algae by driving a car through the busy streets of Park City, Utah. The Mercedes is fueled by Soladiesel, the Solazyme biodiesel that is "biodegradable, nontoxic and safe" and made using ...

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    Biodiesel Feedstock Development Agreement for algae biodiesel in Seattle

    digg_url = ''; It has been announced that Solazyme and Imperium Renewables have entered into an agreement to combine their talents to produce biodiesel. The cooperation involves a two-step process, the first being handled by ...


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