Gallery: Brazil Set To Build The World’s First Algae-Based Biofuel Plan...


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Brazil is set to build the world’s first algae-based biofuel plant, which could convert seaweed into as much as 1.2 million liters of fuel each year. Located in the northeastern Brazilian state of Pernambuco, the facility will be built on an ethanol-producing sugar cane plantation, and will utilize carbon emissions from the plantation. If everything goes to plan, the biofuel plant will go into production by late 2013.

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