Irish group makes biofuel breakthrough

An Irish team of researchers has made a breakthrough in converting algae into biofuel which can be used in cars.

20th September, 2008

An Irish team of researchers has made a breakthrough in converting algae into biofuel which can be used in cars.

New sources of biofuel are being researched as concerns have grown around biofuels made from crops. Biofuels derived from crops such as grain or oilseed have fallen out of favour due to concerns that they are pushing up food costs.

Irish biofuels company AER and the National University of Ireland in Galway (NUIG) have developed...

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