Running on Algae

Goffman, Ethan
January 2010
E: The Environmental Magazine;Jan/Feb2010, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p21
The article reports on the effort to use the innovative research which scientifically converts algae into a biofuel, a fuel derived form organic matters, in the U.S. It mentions that the 600 million dollars deal was announced by the Exxon Mobil Corp. with the Synthetic Genomics Inc. to genetically modify algae to be converted into a clean biodiesel or jet fuel that reduces greenhouse gas emissions. It also notes the achievement of the Solazyme Inc. to produce algal fuel through the use of industrial waters, wood chips, and feeds


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