17 Nov 2006

Emission-to-biofuel technology comes to South Africa

South African flagA newly formed biofuels company in South Africa has secured the rights to use a system that recycles CO2 in industrial plant flue gases into clean, renewable biofuels such as biodiesel.

“When algae are introduced to a rich carbon source, such as the flue gas emissions of a power plant, they propagate exponentially compared to traditional agricultural crops and do not compete for land or water that might otherwise be used for food production.”


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