Walter Rakitsky, Ph.D gave a keynote talk at the 245th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS) yesterday, April 7th.  The presentation described technology that accelerates microalgae’s ability to produce many different types of renewable oils for fuels, chemicals, foods and personal-care products within days using standard industrial fermentation.  This is not […]

Beginning November 13th 2012, Propel Fuels, a California Bay Area retailer of renewable fuels and Solazyme, Inc. the renewable oil and bioproducts company, are selling algae-derived B-20 diesel fuel to retail pumps for the first time in history. The product is called Soladiesel®BD that has 20% Solazyme algae sourced biodiesel combined with regular diesel fuel.  […]