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EPA Grant Number: SU833931
Title: Closing the Carbon Loop: Growing Algae Using Sustainable CO2 from Bio-waste

Appalachian State University students are designing and building a sustainable algaculture facility for producing biofuels. They are building an algae photobioreactor, growing algae in a solar greenhouse, using a digester for diverting bio-waste from the landfill to produce methane, and recovering the CO2 to divert it to the algae.

Challenge Area(s): Energy

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