29 Sep '13, 1pm

Algae Farm-In-A-Balloon Could Silence The Algae Biofuel Boo-Birds

Algae Farm-In-A-Balloon Could Silence The Algae Biofuel Boo-Birds

A company called Proterro has come up with a super low cost way to squeeze sucrose out of algae, and if their new pilot scale facility shakes out successfully don’t be surprised to hear the sound of garment rending and teeth gnashing from the algae biofuel doubters. That’s because a sucrose feedstock simplifies the biofuel refining process on down through the pipeline, leading to lower costs and well, no more excuses from certain legislators and pundits who have been trying to cut the algae biofuel market off at the knees.

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2013/09/29/proterros-algae-farm-...

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