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Marine BioEnergy


Ocean-grown giant kelp as biofuel feedstock

Help seaweed move up and down in the water with the help of drones to optimise access to sunlight and nutrients in the open ocean.



  • Kelp is relatively easy to process into drop-in fuels because it has no lignin and little cellulose

  • Kelp grows round the year if nutrients are available

  • Growing kelp on farms in the open ocean
  • Drone technology
  • Country

    United States


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