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Sustainable Algal Biofuels Consortium (SABC)

 

Milton Sommerfeld explains why algae are a potential source of alternative fuel. 

This research collective evaluates the conversion of algal biomass into of lipid-based and carbohydrate-based alternatives to petroleum-based fuels.

Arizona State University and University of Arizona are both members of the SABC. A $6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy has been supplemented by $4 million in grants and matching funds from the State of Arizona.