Renewable Algal Energy, Llc

225 Rosehaven Court
Kingsport, TN 37663

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 2
Total Value of Awards $850K
First Award Date 01/01/08
Most Recent Award Date 01/01/09

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Clayton Robert Clayton 2 Message
Kanel Jeffrey Kanel 2 Message

2 Awards Won

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Energy
Topic: 2009
Budget: 01/01/09 - 12/31/09

The United States needs to reduce its dependence on foreign oil by developing a renewable source of biodiesel fuel that is competitive with petroleum diesel but does not compete for scarce resources such as fresh water, arable land, and existing food crops. Algae are uniquely qualified for this challenge because of their high productivity of oi...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Energy
Topic: 2008
Budget: 01/01/08 - 12/31/08

Microalgae hold great promise as a high-yield, non-food crop source of lipids for the production of biodiesel. However, a number of challenges need to be met. Two of the major challenges are the high costs of algae cultivation and harvesting (i.e., de-watering). Microalgae hold great promise as a high-yield, non-food crop source of lipids for th...