UBC researchers studying microalgae’s potential as a biofuel
March 30, 2021
By Canadian Biomass Magazine
Researchers at the University of British Columbia are looking into the potential biofuel capabilities of algae.
Microalgae is too small to be seen by the naked eye, but the UBC researcher say it could be a game changer in the fight against climate change.
One member of the research team said he believes microalgae has the potential to compete with traditional energy sources. Although the potential is there, the steps necessary to chemically convert microalgae into fuel is costly.
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