Algae as Alternative Energy Source

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 commodities and, with a possibility of gas hitting $5 per gallon, figuring out a way to swap out the fuel we use in our cars is a huge business.

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