Monday, November 5, 2007

Algae Fuel Cells

algae, biofuel, biocrude, LiveFuels, algae-based fuel, bio-based fuel, biodiesel, Solix, Greenfuels, NREL, US DOE, Department of Energy
Image by John MacNeill, commissioned by Solix Biofuels

If you think algae is just that green grime that dirties up your pool, think again: it’s also a surprisingly viable source for biofuel. The LiveFuels Alliance, funded by LiveFuels Inc based in Menlo Park, CA, is tapping into the oil producing potential of algae with an ambitious initiative to replace millions of gallons of fossil fuels with algae-based biocrude by 2010.


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