Press Release

Business Wire  –  Tue Feb 10 13:13:00 CST 2009

Kent BioEnergy Corporation Presents at Scripps Institution of Oceanography (La Jolla, CA)


Mr. Michael Massingill, VP of Systems Development and co-founder of Kent BioEnergy Corporation (San Diego, CA), has been invited to present a Special Seminar entitled: "Kent BioEnergy: 15 years of Experience Producing Microalgae Feedstock and Resulting Co-Products," at UCSD/Scripps Institution of Oceanography.

About Kent BioEnergy Corporation

Kent BioEnergy employs commercially viable microalgae-based technologies for liquid fuel production, water pollution remediation, CO2 capture, landfill management, and livestock feed additive preparation.

Based on 40 years of technology-driven indoor and outdoor commercial aquaculture experience, Kent BioEnergy has advanced, proprietary, and industrially-relevant solutions for each of the critical technical and economic obstacles known to remain in the development of commercial-scale production of liquid fuels from algae. This includes, but is not limited to, the worldwide exclusive rights to Clemson University's patented technologies for harvesting and converting microalgae biomass to biolipids.

  • Scalable outdoor pond, high-lipid content algae monoculture technology
  • Reliable and consistent biomass production
  • Efficient harvesting technology
  • Energy-efficient lipid extraction and processing
  • Co-product based self-subsidizing strategies

The company has operations in southern California, including a 160 acre process development/production facility south of Palm Springs and a research lab in San Diego.

Date: Thursday, February 12, 2009, 12:00 p.m.
Location: Hubbs Hall, Room 4500
8752 Biological Grade
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
University of California, San Diego

UCSD's algae commercialization seminar series: Contact Ben Neal:, (858)534-8947