03 Apr '12, 10am

Solazyme and Bunge Plan Factory to Make Oil From Algae

The promise of using algae to make biofuels — a dream scientists have chased for decades — might seem particularly welcome in a time of stubbornly high gasoline prices. But the path to commercial-scale production has been circuitous. Young companies have attracted investors and interest, but as they struggle to make large quantities of ethanol and biodiesel at a competitive cost, some have branched out into making oils for products with higher profit margins, like cosmetics, food and soap. Now, one of these companies, Solazyme, is about to take a step toward large-scale fuel production. On Tuesday, it will announce an agreement with Bunge Global Innovation to build a factory in Brazil that would make triglyceride oils for both chemical and fuel products. Under the joint venture, whose financial terms were not disclosed, the factory would rise up next to Bunge’s Moema sugar...

Full article: http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/04/03/solazyme-and-bu...

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