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Algae biofuel learning resource available

New Mexico State University’s Institute for Energy and the Environment is providing a free PowerPoint in PDF for download. The resource outlines why algae is likely to become a source of biofuel, its benefits to the environment, and the research needed before it can be used as a biofuel. Created by Jalal Rastegary, research scientist…
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Algal operations at the Institute

Since early October, Institute for Energy & the Environment (IEE) researchers have been transitioning from algae operations in the IEE water and energy lab to the Algae Test Bed Facility located at ‘A’ Mountain. They have been building up to the desired algae content in 10- and 100-liter bags, preparing to inoculate the facility’s indoor…
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Meet Tracey: electrical engineer, algae researcher

Tracey Fernandez describes algae like a buddy describing a favorite pet. He can identify its favorite “food,” place to live, and other conditions which determine how well algae will grow. And it’s no wonder: since beginning work at the Institute for Energy & the Environment (IEE) in January, he has spent over 300 hours in…
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