Biodiesel from Algae

Biodiesel, Dual Fuel (Diesel/Propane, Diesel/NG), HCCI
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Biodiesel from Algae

Post by Frank » Thu Sep 28, 2006 11:35 am

I was reading an old issue of Popular Science and came across an article entitled "Farming for Fuel", which discusses ethanol and biodiesel. The part I found interesting was the mention of a small Massachusetts company, Green Fuel Technologies, which is developing algae bioreactor systems that can convert the CO2 in smokestack gases into biofuels.
Green Fuel Technologies wrote:GreenFuel's patented Emissions-to-Biofuels™ (E2B™) process harnesses photosynthesis to grow algae, capture CO2 and produce high-energy biomass. The process serves as a flexible platform for retrofitting fossil-fired power plants and other anthropogenic sources of carbon dioxide. Using commercially available technology, the algae can be economically converted to solid fuel, methane, or liquid transportation fuels such as biodiesel and ethanol.
You read more about the process on the Green Fuel Technologies technology page.


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