Thursday, December 11, 2008

Vertical algae growth for energy production...

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Sent to me by friend Andrew Clem "Blog with no name" who knew that I once lived in the Florida Keys and studied Marine biology while working on a sportfishing boat. This is an interesting process and the potential energy produced is impressive. As noted by Clem they do not mention the disadvantages or the "downsides" but this is well worth looking into...


Video of process...
"The U.S. Department of Energy researched algae production from 1978 to 1996 until the Feds determined that algae oil could never compete economically with fossil fuels. Considering the current price and demand for oil, times have certainly changed."

1 comment:

Liz Smith said...

That's a pretty cool concept!
By the way, it was nice meeting you the other night at Toys for Tots.