Friday, March 28, 2008

First Algae Biodiesel Plant Goes Online April 1, 2008


Taken from the really excellent blog Gas 2.0 Here's an excerpt:

PetroSun has announced it will begin operation of its commercial algae-to-biofuels facility on April 1st, 2008.

The facility, located in Rio Hondo Texas, will produce an estimated 4.4 million gallons of algal oil and 110 million lbs. of biomass per year off a series of saltwater ponds spanning 1,100 acres. Twenty of those acres will be reserved for the experimental production of a renewable JP8 jet-fuel.

Read more here.

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