Why Algae
Vials of algae suspended in water.Photo courtesy Sapphire Energy.
Vials of algae suspended in water.Photo courtesy Sapphire Energy.
Open ponds at Cellana's facility in Hawaii.Photo courtesy of Cellana.
Open ponds at Cellana's facility in Hawaii.Photo courtesy of Cellana.
The decommissioned Spruance-class destroyer ex-Paul F. Foster (EDD 964) conducts a successful demonstration of shipboard alternative fuel use while underway in the Pacific Ocean on a 50-50 blend of an algae-derived, hydro-processed algal oil and petroleum F-76. Photo courtesy Official US Navy Imagery.
The decommissioned Spruance-class destroyer ex-Paul F. Foster (EDD 964) conducts a successful demonstration of shipboard alternative fuel use while underway in the Pacific Ocean on a 50-50 blend of an algae-derived, hydro-processed algal oil and petroleum F-76. Photo courtesy Official US Navy Imagery.
BioProcess Algae’s building and tanks in Iowa.Photo courtesy BioProcess Algae.
BioProcess Algae’s building and tanks in Iowa.Photo courtesy BioProcess Algae.
An aerial view of Sapphire Energy's Integrated Algal Bio-Refinery currently under construction in New Mexico. Photo courtesy Sapphire Energy.
An aerial view of Sapphire Energy's Integrated Algal Bio-Refinery currently under construction in New Mexico. Photo courtesy Sapphire Energy.
Video

Algae veteran Dr. Stephen Mayfield explains “Why algae?”

Basics of AlgaePhotos

CLICK HERE for more photos about algae basics

Test Your Knowledge!

Take our fun – and short – quiz to see how much you know about algae. Compare with your friends!

Take the Algae Quiz
Learn more!

For more information about what you’ve read on this page, click on the button below.

Learn more about Algae
SEARCH

Join Algae Nation
We need your help! Join the growing number of people who are supporting the development of the algae industry. Enter your email and join our newsletter list for updates and news on the industry.
AllAboutAlgae.com is produced and hosted by the Algae Biomass Organization, which advocates for the US algae industry. More »