10/28/2011 Archived Entry: "Press Conference Announces CO2-Eating Algae Scale Up at EKPC Power Plant"

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Top row from left: CAER Director Rodney Andrews; Kentucky House Majority Leader Rocky Adkins; UK President Eli Capilouto.
Bottom row from left: EKPC CEO Tony Campbell; Kentucky Energy and Environment Secretary Len Peters; CAER Biofuels Associate Director Mark Crocker and UK Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering Faculty Member Czarena Crofcheck.

The CAER and Dept. of Biosystems and Ag. Engineering, along with East Kentucky Power Cooperative and The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet held a press conference on October 21st to announce a project that scales up algae to convert CO2 to biomass from greenhouse to a similar, but larger, operation at the Dale Power Station in Winchester.

For the full story, plus a video, go to: http://uknow.uky.edu/content/algae-breakthrough-carbon-capture-technology

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