Browsing the "algae oil" Tag

Overpass Algae Farm Eats CO2 Emissions

November 6th, 2014 | by Christopher DeMorro

Replacing gasoline won’t be easy, and it won’t happen overnight, though urban algae farms on highway overpasses could devour many harmful CO2 emissions


Algae And Wastewater Could Fuel The Future

August 21st, 2014 | by Christopher DeMorro

Clean water and clean fuels are two of the most pressing issues humanity faces in the coming decade, and Algae Systems may have the solution to both.


Human Waste Fueling Spanish Vehicles

July 30th, 2013 | by Guest Contributor

Spanish firm All-gas is using human waste to create biofuel, in what is a remarkably unique development. The facility in Chiclana de la Frontera, Southwest Spain, uses waste water to produce algae-based biofuel. The 12m Euro project is part of Spain’s strategy to encourage alternative energy and reduce their reliance on fossil fuels


Video: Pressure Cooking Process Turns Algae Into Oil In Under A Minute

November 6th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

The term “fossil fuels” comes from the fact that the oil in the ground is the result of compressed carbon life dating back millions of years. But a new biofuel breakthrough by researchers at the University of Michigan has turned wet algae into a viable oil substitute in under a minute. Is this the moment that algae goes mainstream



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