Algaennovation, the Israel – based algal production company, have recently signed a contract with Icelandic ON Power to use electricity generated from geothermal energy for the production of microalgae. The cultivation facility has been developed at the Geothermal Park in Hellisheidi and will utilise the locally abundant geothermal energy to enable carbon negative production of the algae. Once fully operational next year, Algaennovation are intending to produce feeds rich in Omega-3 oils and protein for the aquaculture market….read full details
ENBIO partner ALIenergy is pleased to announce the appointment of local energy specialists, Scene Connect Ltd, to develop a business modelling tool for the project. The business model will form an integral part of the economic and viability assessment of the algal production system created in the ASLEE-ENBIO projects.
Scene’s core mandate is to address the gap between energy generation and citizens, bringing power and capability closer to home. Their work covers the renewable energy and ‘energy access’ sectors. Scene has offices in Edinburgh, London and Odisha (India) and projects ongoing in countries around the world. To find out more about their ongoing work and past projects, take a look at their projects timeline.
Within ENBIO, Scene will focus on producing a user-friendly spreadsheet tool that can assess the viability of using surplus local renewable energy generation for algal bio-production.
Commenting on their appointment, Lynda Mitchell, manager at ALIenergy said: “We are very pleased to welcome the team from Scene to ENBIO and look forward to working with them over the coming months”
Alex Schlicke added: “Scene is delighted to be appointed to produce the business modelling tool and look forward to working with the ENBIO team in this exciting project”
Representatives from Scene, ALIenergy and Xanthella gathered for an inception meeting for the business model development at Malin House, Dunstaffnage, on 31st July.