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SunCHem process turns microalgae into natural gas

By Damir Beciri
18 September 2012

sunchem-process-1Researchers from the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) and the Paul Scherrer Institute managed to develop a bioreactor which uses microorganisms to produce methane gas. The technology could be used in sustainable and decentralized production of biosynthetic natural gas from microalgae – thus avoiding the use of  crops and lessening the need for fertile… »