), the developer of a breakthrough energy production process for harvesting algae and cleaning up oil & gas water, announced today that its Algae Appliance™ was spotlighted as a key process in the recent grand opening of an urban algae showcase near Paris, France.
The grand opening of the showcase building in the iconic
complex near Paris featured algae growth systems developed by Ennesys, supported by OriginOil’s Algae Appliance™ in the harvesting phase. Over two hundred attendees from the European construction industry viewed the operational system during the opening reception (
). Major media coverage came from
“OriginOil has been incredibly responsive to our ambitious timetable,” said Pierre Tauzinat, Ennesys CEO. “With them, we are learning how to scale up algae for energy and wastewater purification in buildings. Their processes and expertise are greatly appreciated.”
“I congratulate the Ennesys team for rolling out an urban algae showcase in just over a year,” said
, OriginOil CEO. “That they have such strong support from French builders is amazing, too. We are very happy with our Ennesys partnership and look forward to helping them scale up their systems commercially.”
Paris-based Ennesys, in which OriginOil holds a founding stake, was
by large French developers to see if algae production could help meet France’s ambitious mandate that by 2020, all new buildings must generate more clean energy than they consume, and must purify and recycle water naturally.
As shown in a company
, OriginOil shipped OriginOil’s entry-level Algae Appliance to Ennesys in July. The entry-level unit is designed to process up to four liters (about a gallon) of dilute algae water per minute, intermittently or continuously, without the use of chemicals, into an algae concentrate (see
). This low-energy process can help generate clean energy for a building complex while also helping with water purification.
OriginOil’s Breakthrough Harvesting Technology Spotlighted in Launch of French Urban Algae Program
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About OriginOil, Inc.
OriginOil has developed an energy production process for harvesting algae and cleaning up oil & gas water. Operating at the first stage of extraction, this high-speed and chemical-free process can be embedded in other systems to improve performance. Originally invented to solve the biggest problem in algae production, it is now finding demand in oil and gas fracking and production water cleanup, an immediate and fast-growing market that desperately needs clean technology solutions. To learn more about OriginOil®, please visit our website at
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