EU launches $18.5M seaweed ethanol R&D project

February 23, 2012 |

In Ireland, researchers at the University of Galway are participating in an $18.5 million EU-funded project exploring the cultivation of seaweed as a feedstock for biofuel production. The project includes a 1 hectare “plot” at sea that will test various local seaweed varieties for suitability as feedstocks in Co. Kerry as well as in Northern Ireland and France.

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