Category Archives: Algae

Algae gasoline is a biofuel that makes sense

I have touched on algae biofuel over the past few years, but the recent cross-country trip of the Algaeus brings attention to a biofuel that makes more sense in the long run than ethanol, biodiesel, or purely electric vehicles that … Continue reading

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First flight of algae-fuelled jet

A US airline has completed the first test flight of a plane partly powered by biofuel derived from algae. The 90-minute flight by a Continental Boeing 737-800 went better than expected, a spokesperson said. One of its engines was powered … Continue reading

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Algae biofuel

A company in Holland is planning on producing aviation fuel from algae. A fast growing, CO2 eating biofuel, that won’t dive up the price of food like corn based ethanol and it’s green mass by-product can be sold as feed … Continue reading

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Algae-derived biodiesel

Ben Caire, vice president of engineering for United Biofuel, Inc. in Manchester Township , referred to algae-derived biodiesel fuel as the holy grail for bio-fuel producers during a panel discussion tonight at Martin Library. Could the answer be in a … Continue reading

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