Algae Could be Future Car Fuel

by Sheela Philomena on  July 9, 2013 at 10:46 AM Environmental Health
RSS Email Print This Page Comment
Algae could be the fuel for your car in the future. Professor Juergen Polle, Professor of biology at Brooklyn College, told CBS News that planes cannot be flown with ethanol.
 Algae Could be Future Car Fuel
Algae Could be Future Car Fuel
Advertisement

He asserted that to power a plane, oil is needed, and algae are capable of making oil as a drop-in replacement for fossil fuel.

Advertisement
Proponents find algae appealing, as it has the ability to grow in salt water.

What makes algae ideal is that it is also capable of growing in non-arable land and while it burns carbon dioxide like fossil fuels, it requires CO2 to photosynthesize, which makes it carbon neutral.

Source: ANI
Advertisement

Post your Comments

Comments should be on the topic and should not be abusive. The editorial team reserves the right to review and moderate the comments posted on the site.
* Your comment can be maximum of 2500 characters
Notify me when reply is posted
I agree to the terms and conditions

More News on:

Diet and Nutrition for Healthy Weight Loss Diabetes Type 2 and Its Link to Sugar-Sweetened Beverages 
Advertisement

News A - Z

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

News Search

Medindia Newsletters

Subscribe to our Free Newsletters!

Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.

Advertisement

Advertisement
Advertisement

Stay Connected

  • Available on the Android Market
  • Available on the App Store

Facebook

News Category

News Archive