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Cellulosic ethanol and advanced biofuels investments June 2009

There's much excitement about second generation biofuels made from cellulosic feedstocks and algae, be they cellulosic ethanol, biodiesel, biocrude, or electricity from biomass.  There will be winners, but they[...]

Algae-based biofuels: a review of challenges and opportunities for developing countries May 2009

Algae have recently received a lot of attention as a new biomass source for the production of renewable energy. Some of the main characteristics which set algae apart from[...]

Greenhouse gas sequestration by algae. Energy and greenhouse gas life cycle studies - Proceedings of the 6th Australian Conference on Life Cycle Assessment March 2009

This paper assesses the greenhouse gas, costs and energy balance on a life cycle basis for algae grown in salt water ponds and used to produce biodiesel and electricity.

A review of the potential of marine algae as a source of biofuel in Ireland February 2009

This report, commissioned by Sustainable Energy Ireland, provides an overview of algae as an energy resource, from either marine macroalgae or microalgae. It is also assess the potential resource[...]

Microalgae technologies and processes for biofuels/bioenergy production in British Columbia - Current technology, suitability and barriers January 2009

Extensive review of the literature and information obtained from industry insiders resulted in the identification of cost parameters for expected biomass yields, algal oil content, capital, labour and operational[...]

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