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Biofuel from algae to boost India’s clean energy efforts, scientists come out with a new technique to use this source

With India exploring and using different clean energy alternatives to lower its carbon footprints, biofuel from algae of marine origin could be one of the low-emission solutions in the country in near future.

Indian scientists, under the INSPIRE programme of ministry of science and technology, have developed low-cost biodiesel from microalgae.

The Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research (Inspire) is an innovative programme sponsored and managed by the ministry for attracting talents to research and innovation.

The ministry on Monday claimed in a statement that the “use of microalgae has been strongly considered for the production of biofuels since they present a series of advantages over other biofuel feedstock”.

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Times Of India
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