algae

Planet Forward
Jamie Hestekin and a team of students at the University of Arkansas are converting algae into fuel. They’re hard at work on a prototype machine that, with the press of a button, will let small farmers and other business owners convert algae into... Read More
Planet Forward
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...
KQED/Quest
In a co-production with NOVA Science Now, QUEST explores the potential of algae once considered nothing more than pond scum to become the fuel of the future. Entrepreneurs from the Bay Area to LA are working to create the next generation of biofuels... Read More
Algae Competition objectives are to create an open source collaboratory that expands and shares a vision for algae in our future with design ideas for algae production landscapes, sustainable and affordable algae production systems (APS) for food,... Read More
Can algae save the world again? The microscopic green plants cleaned up the earth's atmosphere millions of years ago and scientists hope they can do it now by helping remove greenhouse gases and create new oil reserves. In the distant past, algae... Read More
Bio Energy Company
Sapphire Energy believes the time is now to create new energy solutions that are environmental, scalable, and renewable. Sapphire is leading the new industrial category of Green Crude production with the potential to profoundly change America’s... Read More
Turning algae into the next renewable resource by making it in to plastics, bio fuels, nutritional supplements as well as animal feed. The algae will be grown in the non-potable water that is left over from reverse osmosis.
Walter Cronkite School, Arizona State University
Algae are simple photosynthetic organisms that are an original carbon source for petroleum products. Researchers at Arizona State University are growing algae and converting it into fuel. In this video ASU researchers explain how their turning... Read More
University of Arkanasas
Biofuels have been considered as one of the great alternatives to solving the energy problem for transportation fuels. Corn used for ethanol unfortunately competes with a staple foodstuff, and requires significant amounts of land area. Ethanol... Read More
George Washington University-School of Media and Public Affairs
Lauren Hoenemeyer and Kimberly Kroll produced the crowd favorite at GW's Student Film Festival with GW President Steven Knapp, White House Environmental Executive Michelle Moore, Jeff Nesbit of the National Science Foundation and Michelle Williams... Read More

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