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algae biofuel

Algae biofuel as a renewable energy source.

Algae biofuel, as a renewable alternative to fossil fuels, consists of algae in their natural state. They are typically rich in lipids (oil), which can be extracted and converted into biodiesel and used directly by most diesel engines without modification and with smaller changes than petroleum-based fuel.  More advanced conversion techniques produce ethanol for use in gasoline engines or hydrocarbon gas for use in hydrogen fuel cells as well as…