Algae! Trash! Poop! Organisms convert energy from the sun into energy for life. PF Members offer their solutions on how to turn that biomass into an energy source for mankind.
Sapphire Energy is a company with quite a dream: to make algae-based fuel ready for commercial production by next year. There's a lot of advantages to algae-based fuels. It's carbon neutral, it uses salt water to grow, it doesn't compete with food... Read More
Hear from a group of students at the University of Arkansas who are turning algae into butanol, a man who's making green crude and see what the US Navy is doing be green while sailing the ocean blue.
Michael Mendez and the team at Sapphire Energy propose turning algae into Green Crude. They already have a large plant in southern New Mexico and hope to bring a product to market, at competitive prices to traditional crude oil. within two years...
Biofuels and biofuel research beyond ethanol is crucial to developing alternative sustainable energy resources.