6974Re: [hreg] Re: UK's theory on growing biofuels w/ocean algae
- Nov 1, 2007And there was the article about algae in West Texas from a recent HouChron see:
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> Hi William,
> A professor at the University of Hawaii is working on a similar
> project. Essentially they would use CO2 emissions from existing
> plants to 'grow' the algae (pond scum) and mix with sunlight. Here is a link
> for Professor Fu's project. It is very interesting.
> Thanks for sending us a great link!
> --- In email@example.com, "William" <stangfam@...> wrote:
>> Farming algae for gas and oil production? Link at the bottom of the page.
>> It's "outside the box" thinking like this that may one day fall on
>> concept that utilizes energy production in parallel with the Earths
>> ecosystems instead of agaist them. Maybe captive ponds would give better
>> insurance to not disrupt current environs, with the
>> of hydro-electric being generated with any of the fall/movement of waters.
>> In a microcosm take the bayous of our areas. It has taken an
>> amount of energy and materials to corral and direct natural/flood waters
>> thru the city yet, there is no thought of using that moving water to
>> generate energy back into our system. While working with
>> & Harris Co. Flood Control to give natural areas considerations
>> of the output given our heavy storms and runoff? Small micro-
>> generating plants at flood control gates, every existing structure that
>> crosses the bayous(bridges/spillways). I think our rainfall
>> this year is around 53 inches, multiply that against what COULD
>> been generated? I realize it is not an answer to total energy
>> independence but it may add to what we need. Another part of the answer.
>> Just a science fiction day dream of what could be achieved
>> scientists are looking at growing algae for oil/gas.
>> Any thoughts on the reality of this out there?
>> 11/1/07 barrel of crude 96.00 and counting......Bill
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