• Algae is a potentially wonderful source of power.
  • They convert energy from the Sun into food by photosynthesis.
  • Algae can be grown in desert areas where other crops cannot grow.
  • Nutrients for algae may be wastes from other processes.
  • There is a lot of research going on to harness algae for biofuels.
  • Some crops do not make good biofuel.
  • Scientists are looking for much better sources of biomass energy.
  • A very promising alternative is algae.
  • It appears to be a better biofuel than corn.
  • Growing algae requires much less land and energy.
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