Tag Archives: Carbon dioxide

Superior Ecotech, Upslope Brewery developing new algae technology

It could be a watershed moment for businesses running high on carbon dioxide emissions and a means of bringing together an environmentally-friendly project with a beer company. Superior Ecotech of Boulder, Colorado said the plan is to develop an algae habitation on the roof of Upslope Brewery that can produce … Continue reading Superior Ecotech, Upslope Brewery developing new algae technology

Can algae feed the world and fuel the planet? A Q&A with Craig Venter

[USA] The geneticist and entrepreneur hopes to use synthetic biology to transform microscopic algae into cells that eat up carbon dioxide, spit out oil and provide meals. Continue reading Can algae feed the world and fuel the planet? A Q&A with Craig Venter

Green crude: The quest to unlock algae’s energy potential

[USA] Tiny Columbus, New Mexico (population, 1,678) is hot, flat and uncrowded — an ideal place to launch a new green revolution in agriculture. That, in essence, is what a well-funded startup company called Sapphire Energy wants to do: It is turning a 300-acre expanse of desert scrub into the world’s largest algae farm designed to produce crude oil. Continue reading Green crude: The quest to unlock algae’s energy potential

GreenFuel Technologies: Growing algae

[USA] GreenFuel Technologies is developing an ‘Emissions-to-Biofuels’ technology. This clip describes how the company grows algae that consumes CO2 from smokestacks, then it’s harvested to create a variety of biofuel sources. Continue reading GreenFuel Technologies: Growing algae