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Jonathan Trent: Energy from floating algae pods

Algae. Credit: Pinterest.

TED presents Jonathan Trent talking about “fuel without fossils”: Jonathan Trent is working on a plan to grow new biofuel by farming micro-algae in floating offshore pods that eat wastewater from cities. Hear his team’s bold vision for Project OMEGA (Offshore Membrane Enclosures for Growing Algae) and how it might power the future.

More information:
http://www.ipt.arc.nasa.gov/trent.html

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