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 Solazyme. In their research in microalgae, they have found particular strains that produce optimum amounts of oils, which Solazyme cultivates and then extracts. They then deliver it to Imperium will then refine the oil into the actual biodiesel fuel. It sounds simple, but we all know it isn't. Fortunately, the two companies have been working hard to make it a viable commodity, which will be vastly assisted with the construction of Imperium's new 100 million gallon/year plant in Grays Harbor, Washington. Expect that plant to go online next month. Kudos to Solazyme and Imperium for making this happen quickly.
[Source: Solazyme]

I'm reporting this comment as:

Reported comments and users are reviewed by Autoblog staff 24 hours a day, seven days a week to determine whether they violate Community Guideline. Accounts are penalized for Community Guidelines violations and serious or repeated violations can lead to account termination.


    • 1 Second Ago
  • From Our Partners

    You May Like
    Links by Zergnet
    Share This Photo X