Algae Biofuel Leaders Converge on the Capitol
Industry Group Addresses Environmental, Economic Benefits of Algae Fuel Processes
Algae-based biofuel has captured widespread interest for its ability to deliver significantly higher yields than plant-based technologies, recycle CO2 directly from industrial sources and not compete with agricultural land or water supply. To better inform legislators in setting a Renewable Fuel Standard, Tax Code and Recovery Act funding inclusive of such promising technologies, executives from leading algae biofuel companies Aurora Biofuels, LiveFuels, and Solix Biofuels – together with representation from the Biotechnology Industry Organization – will gather in
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ABOUT AURORA BIOFUELS:
Aurora Biofuels manufactures fuel from optimized algae in a patented production process. Leading technologists at Aurora Biofuels have engineered a cost-competitive and scalable method for fuel generation, using robust and highly-productive custom algae strains. The Aurora Biofuels process is carbon-mitigating and non-competitive with agricultural resources, and capable of industrial yields with a minimal land requirement.
ABOUT SOLIX BIOFUELS
About Solix Biofuels Solix Biofuels, based in
Solix Biofuels is an intellectual descendant of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Aquatic Species Program, which started in 1978 to explore ways to produce biodiesel from algae. In early 2006, Solix Biofuels was created to continue this work, with a goal of creating a commercially viable biofuel that will help solve climate change and petroleum scarcity, without competing with global food supply.
BIO represents more than 1,200 biotechnology companies, academic institutions, state biotechnology centers and related organizations across
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