Chevron is examining Algae as a fuel source with Governemnt funding

Chevron, the US oil company, and US National Renewable Energy Laboratory scientists will collaborate to identify and develop algae strains that can be economically harvested and processed into finished transportation fuels such as jet fuel. Chevron Technology Ventures, a division of Chevron U.S.A. Inc., will fund the initiative, according to a press release from Chevron. NREL was the government laboratory which studied algae for over 20 years…

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One Response to Chevron is examining Algae as a fuel source with Governemnt funding

  1. Biofuels 15 May, 2008 at 5:04 pm #

    Rising demand for food in China, India, and other rapidly growing developing countries is the result of reducing poverty and that, of course, is a good thing! Over the longer run, a big part of the answer is for donors and developing country governments to invest more in improving agricultural productivity, as recommended by World Bank President Zoellick in his speech at the Center last week. In terms of what can be done now, this post focuses on the food aid problem and the need to reform US policy. A…

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