Sheel White Paper – Harvesting Energy from Algae
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Algae hold great promise as a possible source of biodiesel because they grow rapidly, are rich in vegetable oil and can be cultivated in ponds of seawater, reducing the need for fertile land and fresh water. Many companies are seeking ways to produce algal oil on a commercial scale, but they face significant hurdles, says this Feb 2008 white paper from Royal Dutch / Shell.
Useful details in this brief paper.