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Now wild algal jet fuel

Aquaflow Bionmic Corporation is now developing wild algal jet fuel. The idea to harvest algae directly from the settling ponds of standard Effluent Management Systems and other nutrient-rich water. ABC says the process helps to optimise the efficiency of

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Bob Metlcalf takes helm of Greenfuel technologies

According to Cnet Bob Metcalf has taken the helm of Greenfuel Technologies replacing Carry Bullock. Layoffs are expected at the algae to biofuels firm, according to Cnet. A letter purportedly from Metcalf outlined one of the difficulties behind the firm’s decision to close one of its algae plants in Arizona. Quoting from Xeconomy The plan […]

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Argentina to make biofuels with Algae

Argentina is to make biofuels with Algae, according to SciDevNet in a post almost as short as this…

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More on biofuels from algae

If you want more depth on biofuel, biodiesel and bioethanol from algae, you could check out oilgae a blog about fuel from algae. It’s not just power stations that could use pond scum to generate biofuels.

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Biodiesel from flue gas emissions

You remember that thing I picked up a few days ago about people using algae to make biodiesel from flue gas emissions? At the time I was a little sceptical about the idea,mostly because I

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CO2 to biofuel with algae

Biofuels from algae, is not new, its an idea which is old enough to have been discontinued and restarted. That is one of the mark of serious idea. I noticed that New Scientist, this week, is running a story about US firms that are using algae to convert the carbon dioxide from power plants into […]

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