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  • http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/book/9780444595584

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  • Does anyone know any other "cleantech" sites that pick up news on the innovation front, news on science behind algae or other sources with information i can take a look on? Feels like cleantech is a bit dead for a 18 year old dude like myself =)

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    • Narsi 5 years ago

      We have a section at CleanTick called CleanTick Feeds, where we automatically get blog post feeds from over 100 popular cleantech blogs http://www.cleantick.com/feeds Many of the blogs here could be of use to you, not to mention the aggregated feeds themselves

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  • Selvas wants to know Biodiesel 5 years ago

    After estrification v r collecting the hexane layer for analysis the FAME for GCMS.. if they any need to evaporate the hexane... if no need to evaporate..what about the hexane content ... pl can u clarify me ?

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  • Im building a bioreactor at home for a small-scale biomass production of algae. Any tips for an 18 year old farmer?

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  • This culture i want for research purpose

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  • I commonly use dry pressing for my oil production but I'm looking for ways to expand outside into, possibly, ultrasound or other lipid extraction methods that do not kill the algal cell.

    What is the best lipid extraction model?

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    • Donmichael 5 years ago

      I know that guy personally. Nice guy! The Evodos is a very energy efficient centrifuge but i don't know how this is considered live extraction.

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  • what's the storage condition?

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  • Guys! Why is algae fuel still not commercial? i can´t really get it. What is it that is hard at this moment? Couse getting the 1) algae, 2) salt/waste water, 3) machinery for producing seem to already be in place? What is the big problem? =)

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    • Donmichael 6 years ago

      I believe answer is simple. For one, the government has only funded research of algae biomass production rather than development of the infrastructure required to produce alga derivatives on a commercial scale. Technology has always emerged ahead of its own marketability and we are just now seeing the scarcity/demand pressures from finite fossil fuel derivatives encourage regular people and engineers to start looking for and building sustainable alternatives to fossil fuel. The ability to achieve something technologically is rarely the problem. It always comes down to cost/profit ratios. Until the technology to mass produce biofuels become cheap enough to build from the ground up investors will hold on to their money. The good news is that the time seems to be now where we can finally star breaking ground with power plant facilities we just need to raise awareness so more people will invest in the infrastructure. Also, there are state governments and DOE programs that foster new business models surrounding the new technological capacity to compete with fossil fuels and coal. Algae, in my opinion is going to be the primary energy resource used to fuel the transition from the obsolete fossil fuel infrastructure into the future sustainable infrastructure, but I also believe that this transition will be made possible because algae does not have to compete with fossil fuels. Instead, first and second generation business models for algae power generation businesses should be designed to supplement the coal and petroleum industries rather that compete with them. This way, since algae butanol or gasoline can be made to blend with petro gasoline and coal firing plants can benefit monetarily from algae based carbon mitigation as well as other polluters, investors will see potential profits with low startup cost and without the need to compete directly with powerful energy companies that are already established and hold clout in Washinton. The main problem with getting any sustainable technology on the market is that if it competes with big oil or coal it will get acquired and hidden or suppressed from the public. Funding for projects like this are rare and almost never seen. So we have to find a way to play along so everyone can make money. The coal and petroleum companies need to make the switch eventually once their resources run out so they have an interest in new infrastructure that will help them make that switch while building good public relations.

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  • How many gallons of water is required to yield a pound of algae biomass on average with a closed bioreactor?

    How many gallons of butanol can be processed from one pound of algae using tested methods?

    How much co2 is needed for one pound of algae biomass?

    I understand these questions are hard to answer based on algae strains but I am just looking for the the best algae strain to produce butanol or the best algae strain to produce dense cultures.

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    • Donmichael 6 years ago

      I have a vertical greenhouse design that could use some more input. I am incorporating a closed algae pond system for waste management at the base of this greenhouse which will.be powered by geothermal heat which creates steam that turns turbines for electricity generation which will be distributed wirelessly. This greenhouse will serve every societal function necessary. Food, clean water, fuel, electricty, fertilizers , production of tools and artifacts, health and medical services . Basically I want to make this a one stop unit for each large population . There is potential to make a profit for a while until of course there are enough of these towers around.the world to suffice the entire population without money or human labor. I can send you a confidential email for you to look at it if you like

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