to make jet fuel
OriginOil, Inc., the developer of a technology
to transform algae into a competitor to petroleum, announced
the formation of an industry working group to develop jet fuel
from algae using waste streams. The group will start by developing
integrated process models to identify the critical technologies
The working group is co-sponsored by OriginOil
and the non-profit consortium Electricore. The first industry
partners are biodigester builder Biogas Energy and ionic technology
developer Ceramatec. More partner announcements are expected
in the weeks to come.
The initiative is a result of OriginOil’s
ongoing effort to develop cost-effective algae production. The
company previously reported on the use of waste streams as a
feedstock for algae cultivation.