Algae holds tremendous promise for biofuels future

Littin, Shelley
May 2011
Southwest Farm Press;5/5/2011, Vol. 38 Issue 12, p17
Trade Publication
The article discusses a study on algae to become a biofuel resource in the future due to its abundant produce of lipids, sugars, and hydrogen gas. According to the University of Arizona (UA), algae are 300 times productive than corn as a source for renewable energy. It is stated that the collaborative research of several departments at the UA is funded by the local and national companies, and the U.S. Department of Energy's National Alliance for Advance Biofuels and Bio-Products.


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