29 August 2012

Tulare plant exploring algae for jet fuel

Production of energy from wastewater

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<td style=Tubs hold algae that are made using CO2 and other gases
generated by fuel cells in Tulare. The oil in the algae can be
made into low emitting jet fuel.

The wastewater from Tulare County dairy operations may soon be used to power jets zooming overhead thanks to a brand new facility converting moist algae into biofuel.

Recently, the City of Tulare leased four acres next to its large wastewater treatment plant for the operation, which will use CO2 and other gases generated from the site’s adjacent fuel cells to grow the algae in large tubs of water.

… Full Text: www.thebusinessjournal.com/news/manufacturing-and-distribution/3080-tulare-plant-exploring-algae-for-jet-fuel

Tags: plant oils, lipids, biofuel industry, ree seed oil, methane, industrial wastewater

Source: The Business Journal, 2012-08-28.

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