With algal biofuel being a relatively new alternative to conventional petroleum products, it leaves numerous opportunities for drastic advances in all aspects of the technology. As of now producing algae biofuel is not a cost-effective replacement for gasoline, but alterations to current methodologies can change this . The two most common targets for advancements are the growth medium (Open pond vs. Bioreactor) and methods to remove the intracellular components of the algae. Below are companies that are currently innovating algal biofuel technologies.
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