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BAL launches seaweed biofuels pilot plant in Chile: next phase in chase for low-carbon fuels

BAL launches seaweed biofuels pilot plant in Chile: next phase in chase for low-carbon fuels

December 16, 2011 |

In Chile, Bio Architecture Lab broke ground on an experimental pilot facility producing ethanol from Macrocystis pyrifera (brown seaweed); to date, it is believed that only BAL’s technology can metabolize all the sugars in the feedstock, which contains up to 60 percent fermentable carbohydrates, has no lignin, does not require arable land use or freshwater […]

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