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TED talk -- Energy from floating algae pods

Post in 'The Green Room' started by GaryGary, Sep 10, 2012.

  1. GaryGary

    GaryGary Feeling the Heat

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  2. begreen

    begreen Mooderator Staff Member

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    An interesting side of this technology is that there is nothing from stopping it from being built vertically to work in land based situations that don't have a nearby sea.
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    Delta-T Minister of Fire

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    theres an article in the latest Popular Mechanics about an algae facility in New Mexico making crude from algae with a projected cost of ~$85/bbl....not too shabby, and they haven't gone verticle yet....just open ponds...some serious potential for scaling up IMO. good times.

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