The executive chairman of Algae.Tec will be in the Shoalhaven tomorrow for the official commissioning of Australia’s first engineered “algae to biofuels” facility.
The showcase facility – which to onlookers appears as five green shipping containers – is the first full-scale, working example of the company’s algae growth and harvesting system.
Mr Stroud said the operation, called Shoalhaven One, would use ethanol producer Manildra Group’s carbon dioxide waste to help grow the algae.
“In effect what we’ve got in the container is a perpetual algal bloom,” he said. Read More