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Algae cultivated from the ARID raceway system, developed at the University of Arizona. The algae is collected in pools and dried, after which it is sold to various organizations for uses such as developing biofuel and animal feed.

Arizona’s conditions are ideal for algae growth, with an average of 360 days of sunlight each year. Storing the heat increases the algae’s productivity. And UA and ASU are taking advantage of those conditions to move forward algae-based biofuel technology. Read more»