Tag: macroalgae

Seaweed: A New Wave of Investment in Macro-Algae

Seaweed: A New Wave of Investment in Macro-Algae

[ 0 ] October 4, 2010 |

Macro-algae attracts greater investment for sugar-based Advanced Biofuels, Drop-In Fuels and Chemicals by Will Thurmond, Market Trends Columnist, Biofuels Digest An emerging rise in investment in from petrochemical majors and governments in Asia, Europe and the Americas aims at extracting sugars from seaweed for ethanol, advanced biofuels, drop-in fuels, biochemicals and biopolymers. For more than […]

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With a Little Kelp from my Friends: Macroalgae projects, concepts bloom

With a Little Kelp from my Friends: Macroalgae projects, concepts bloom

[ 1 ] June 23, 2010 |

Of all the results in the recent Transformative Technologies reader poll, the most surprising by far is the support for seaweed-based biofuels technologies. The sector placed third among all transformative technology platforms, with 8.63 percent of the votes. It could be simply that “macroalgae” attracts votes in the way that “jatrophalgae” or “cornalgae” might have, […]

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