Thursday, September 29, 2011

Algae farming for industrial use bio-fuels

Chilean company BAL Chile SA is farming algae to produce bio fuels for industrial use on the Island of Chiloe announced by the companies CEO Benjamin Gonzalez. BAL Chile SA is linked to a company based in the US, called BioArchitectureLab which is dedicated to releasing macro-algae potential in a cost effective way and sustainably.

“Within the next five years we expect to be producing at commercial scale,” said González. “At present, BAL is developing algae farming on the island of Chiloé and we are looking for alternatives to expand our testing in the north. There has been significant algae productivity improvements and cost reductions”. Read more ...

This blog is written by Martin Little, The Aquaculturists, published and supported by the International Aquafeed Magazine from Perendale Publishers.
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