Tag: Colorado State University

Colorado State University researchers discover why some algae are brown

Colorado State University researchers discover why some algae are brown

September 21, 2022 |

In Colorado, if you think of algae, you might think of the brilliant green strands waving in a stream or the blue-green blooms that invade lakes. But the majority of these diverse aquatic organisms that exchange sunlight for energy are brown-colored, like the large forests of seaweeds found in polar regions or coastal California. Brown […]

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Colorado State University researchers building on algae biofuel advances

Colorado State University researchers building on algae biofuel advances

September 1, 2021 |

In Colorado, Colorado State University scientists are partners in a three-year grant of up to $3.5 million from the Department of Energy, aimed at improving how algae-based biofuels and bioproducts are made. The Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office has announced its support for the project, titled “Rewiring Algal Carbon Energetics for Renewables,” led by scientists at […]

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Colorado State University secures $18.5 million for energy lab expansion

Colorado State University secures $18.5 million for energy lab expansion

October 2, 2012 |

In Colorado, the Engines and Energy Conversion Laboratory at Colorado State University has secured $18.5 million in private donations to build an expansion. Major donors include the Bohemian Foundation and Woodward Inc. The lab conducts research in several areas, including electric grid improvements, biofuel production and improved cook stoves for developing countries. Former Governor Bill […]

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