Tag: UC San Diego

Leading San Diego research institutes top national algae programs

Leading San Diego research institutes top national algae programs

April 15, 2014 |

In California, Scripps Institution of Oceanography and UC San Diego are taking the lead in developing an energy source that has the potential to be both cheaper and cleaner than fossil fuels: algae biofuels. A new report issued by the U.S. DOE ranked algal biofuels research programs at UC San Diego as the two best in the […]

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UCSD proves salt water viable for algae production

UCSD proves salt water viable for algae production

November 28, 2012 |

In California, researchers at UC San Diego have demonstrated that salt water is just as viable as fresh water for producing algae for biodiesel, opening up vast new opportunities for off-shore algae production and reducing competition for land.

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The Summer of Algae, Part II

The Summer of Algae, Part II

August 20, 2012 |

Coast-to-coast Open House Events, Hot New Technologies, must-see algae gear and algae around the world — as 2009’s “summer of algae” gives way to 2012’s Summer of Industrial Algae. Launching today – and stretching into early Fall – the Algae Biomass Organization is coordinating a series of events billed as “The “Summer of Algae II” […]

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