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Algae Biofuel Plays in Peoria

Algae Biofuel Plays in Peoria

has just opened its first commercial-scale algae biorefinery in Peoria, Illinois, and as the saying goes, if it plays in Peoria, it will play anywhere. Peoria is legendary as a test market for consumer products like Hellman’s (the mayo company) as well as tour rollouts for Bob Dylan and Metallica among others. While Peorians themselves might not get a chance to use algae biofuel any time soon, the location is symbolic of algae’s future role in the mainstream of the U.S. fuel market.

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2012/06/30/solazyme-opens-algae-...

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