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Startup is developing kelp farms in the open ocean to make carbon-neutral biofuel

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Sep 02, 2017 01:03 AM
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by (Lacy Cooke) last modified Sep 01, 2017

Could a robotic kelp farm offer a cleaner fuel that could be used in cars or airplanes? Startup Marine BioEnergy will soon begin testing their kelp elevator, a kelp farm that can move up and down in the water with the help of drones to best access sunlight and nutrients, near Catalina Island in California. They think using the kelp, they could make a biofuel that's cost-competitive with fossil fuels. Related:





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