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Algae to Ethanol?

October 7th, 2006 | 2 Comments | Posted in Algae-Ethanol

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Some weeks ago there was an article on Veridium Inc. patent pending technology and an algae that contains up to 94% starch and about 6% oil.

One member at the Oil from Algae Yahoogroup is wondering why all of us have focused on algae to (bio)diesel technology and not algae to ethanol technology…

To quote him further: “The two are not mutually exclusive. After all, the alcohol that goes into biodiesel has to come from somewhere”

He further says: “I can see many advantages to make ethanol from algae instead of diesel:
1.The lipid (oil) content in algae (best strains I have seen from different sources max. 70%) is less than starch+cellulose+ sugars(nearly 100%) content
2.Algae should be dried (a lot of energy) to extract oil but needs no treatment for ethanol fermentation
3.Extracting the oil from algae is complicated
4.CO2 from ethanol fermenting can be used as algae feedstock
5.The energy from fermenting and distilling can be used to heat algae ponds (photobioreactors) in cold climate.”

Certainly food for thought!

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2 Responses to “Algae to Ethanol?”

  1. Demorrismccaskill Says:

    how much does it cost to convert algae into ethanol

  2. John C. Creegan Says:

    http://www.oilgae.com/algae/comp/comp.html Okay, so your man has a point, but there seem to be algae that could equally support both sides of the argument (simultaneously!). This would be great, as the person you cite says these two are not mutually exclusive, and having a algae that is good for both would be ideal.

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