Renewable Green Fuel from Marine Microalgae

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Abstract: With their capacity to absorb hydrocarbons and non-polar lipid and the ability to survive in harsh conditions, microalgae have emerged as a viable alternative. NIOT recently isolated more than 260 algal strains and cultivated them to produce bio-diesel.

The authors are Scientists, Scientific Officer and the Director, respectively, National Institute of Ocean Technology, Chennai. This  article should be cited as Dharani, G., R Kirubagaran, M L Thilagam and M. A. Atmanand, 2019. Renewable Green Fuel from Marine Microalgae, Geography and You, 19(13): 49-52.