Algae biofuels in Texas

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Title: Algae biofuels in Texas
Author: Salpekar, Ashwini
Abstract: Texas – the energy center of the world – is emerging as a pioneer in algae biodiesel research and production. There are a number of reasons for this. Texas is the largest emitter of CO₂ in the country, and efforts are being made to reduce the state's dependence on fossil fuels. Also, algae – robust and promising organisms – need non-arable land, lots of sunlight and brackish/waste water, along with CO₂. Texas has all of these in abundance, plus universities and algae start-ups that are doing crucial R
Subject: Algae Clean energy Biofuels Texas Green energy Alternative fuels
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2152/ETD-UT-2009-08-284
Date: 2009-08

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