An Aerial View of Sapphire Energy's Green Crude Farm in Columbus NM

Sapphire Energy And Phillips 66 To Advance Commercialization Of Algae Crude Oil

Agreement to Co-Process Algae Crude Oil with Conventional Crude Oil and Complete Fuel Certifications SAN DIEGO, Dec. 10, 2013 – Sapphire Energy, Inc., one of the world leaders in algae-based Green Crude oil production, and Phillips 66 (NYSE: PSX), an integrated energy manufacturing and logistics company, announced a strategic joint development agreement aimed at taking production of algae crude oil a More Info »

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SAPPHIRE ENERGY STATEMENT FROM VICE PRESIDENT OF CORPORATE AFFAIRS TIM ZENK, REGARDING EPA ANNOUNCEMENT OF RENEWABLE FUEL TARGETS

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 15, 2013 – Today’s announcement by the EPA to reduce the Renewable Volume Obligations (RVO) for advanced biofuels in the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) by 1 billion gallons jeopardizes the United States’ ability to lead the world in advanced biofuel production. Advanced biofuels like drop-in gasoline, diesel, and jet fuel refined from More Info »

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SG BIOFUELS AND YULEX PARTNER TO DOUBLE GUAYULE RUBBER YIELD

SAN DIEGO, Calif. and PHOENIX, AZ, November 12, 2013 – SGB Inc., an agricultural biotechnology company, and Yulex Corporation, a biomaterial company, announced today a collaboration to establish a genomics and molecular breeding platform focused on accelerating the crop improvement of Guayule as a sustainable source of biorubber that can replace traditional tropical or petroleum-based More Info »

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WOULD E85 SALES SOAR IF IT WAS COMPETITIVELY PRICED?

Meeting demand is key to achieving federal renewable fuel volume mandates WASHINGTON, Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — A new paper by Iowa State University economists Bruce A. Babcock and Sebastien Pouliot identifies a bottleneck of too few fuel stations that offer the ethanol blend E85 along with price incongruity as two major factors that reduce the ability of E85 to help meet expanded More Info »

Maxwell Technologies

MAXWELL TECHNOLOGIES: 3rd QUARTER FINANCIAL & NEW CEO

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Maxwell Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: MXWL) today reported revenue of $51.2 million for its third quarter ended September 30, 2013, up 20 percent over the $42.7 million recorded in the same period in 2012. Third quarter ultracapacitor revenue was $37.0 million, up 30 percent from the $28.3 million recorded in Q312. Sales More Info »

Oct 24: Maxwell Technologies’ Third Quarter Financial Conference Call

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Maxwell Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: MXWL) will issue its financial results news release for the quarter ended September 30, 2013, at 4 p.m. (EDT) on October 24, 2013.  Management will conduct a conference call and simultaneous webcast to discuss reported results and the future outlook one hour later, at 5 p.m. (EDT). The news release will be distributed More Info »

Dec 11: MAXWELL TECHNOLOGIES ANNUAL MEETING

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Maxwell Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: MXWL) announced today that the Board of Directors approved December 11, 2013 as the date of the 2013 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, to be held at 11:00 a.m., local time, on December 11, 2013, at the Courtyard Marriott Hotel located at 8651 Spectrum Center Boulevard, San Diego, California 92123. About Maxwell More Info »

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CELLANA ANNOUNCES KEY APPOINTMENTS AND PROMOTIONS

SAN DIEGO and KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii, Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Cellana, a leading developer of algae-based feedstocks for biofuels, animal feed/food and Omega-3 nutritional oils, announced today that Valerie Harmon has been appointed as Cellana’s senior director of Research and Development (Kona), Xuemei Bai, Ph.D., has been promoted to senior director of Research and Development (San Diego) and Selena Ellis-Vizcarra has been promoted to senior director More Info »

US SENATE HEARS ROLE OF CLEAN DIESEL TECHNOLOGY IN REDUCING EMISSIONS

Panel Also Hears Testimony Supporting Continued Funding For Diesel Emissions Reduction Programs Aimed At Older Engines Washington, D.C. – A U.S. Senate panel today heard testimony highlighting the emissions benefits in reducing black carbon that are accruing across the U.S. from the increased use and availability of clean diesel technology in transportation, construction, agriculture, and More Info »

Green Crude

SAPPHIRE ENERGY:STUDY ON ALGAE CRUDE OIL ENVIRONMENTAL AND ENERGY BENEFITS

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 19, 2013 – Today the Algae Biomass Organization (ABO) announced the results of a collaborative study that determined algae biofuels offer a competitive energy return on investment (EROI) and a substantial reduction in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions when compared to petroleum and other biofuels. The study, “Life Cycle Assessment of Transportation Fuel Production More Info »