31 Oct '14, 8pm

NREL is Reviving Algae from the (Almost) Dead - #Energyween

NREL is Reviving Algae from the (Almost) Dead - #Energyween

Reviving Algae from the (Almost) Dead October 31, 2014 Enlarge image NREL Research Technician Nick Sweeney inoculates algae being grown in a tent reactor. Algae brought back to active states from cryogenic tanks need aerobic environments to meet their full potential as biofuels. Photo by Dennis Schroeder, NREL Enlarge image An NREL researcher removes boxes of algae cultures from a cryopreservation tank. The tank is cooled using liquid nitrogen, which freezes and preserves the algae cultures. NREL researchers are studying algae as a potential source of biofuels. Photo by Pat Corkery Enlarge image Robert Sebag and Will Long watch Nick Sweeney, center, inoculate algae being grown in a tent reactor. The reactor, developed at NREL, controls light, carbon dioxide delivery, and temperature to establish baseline growth curves and recreate real-world growth conditions, allowing res...

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