How scientists hope to use algae-grown limestone to build cities
The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) has awarded the CU Boulder engineers and their colleagues at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the Algal Resources Collection at the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW) $3.2 million for their creative work. The ...
Sci Tech Daily
July 19, 2022
Cities of the future may be built with algae-grown limestone
Global cement production accounts for 7% of annual greenhouse gas emissions in large part through the burning of quarried limestone. Now, a CU Boulder-led research team has figured out a way to make cement production carbon neutral—and even carbon negative—by pulling carbon dioxide out of the air with the help of microalgae.
CU Boulder Today
June 23, 2022