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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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A glance at the algal biofuel process

Related News Under construction: Aggie Mountain Facility Making green: algae production at IEE In a recent report on his work, Jalal Rastegary presents the potential of algal biofuel, its drawbacks and risks, basic economics and benefits, processing and utilization requirement, waste and byproducts, environmental impacts, as well as infrastructure requirements. He writes, “In order to…
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Under construction: Aggie Mountain Facility

Related News A glance at the algal biofuel process Making green: algae production at IEE Construction is underway at New Mexico State University’s Aggie Mountain facility, approximately one mile east of the main campus. Currently under construction are six “raceways”—circulated algae holding tanks—which will utilize the geothermal water source on the site. The raceways themselves…
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Making green: algae production at IEE

Related News A glance at the algal biofuel process Under construction: Aggie Mountain Facility At New Mexico State University’s Institute for Energy & the Environment, the Algal Biofuel Project is attempting to make algae a viable economic and energy resource. Researchers Jalal Rastegary, and Luz Elena Mimbela are spearheading efforts which could optimize the production…
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