Ecofys Combines Ocean Wind with Seaweed Biofuel

March 10, 2012

Since covering the issue of alternative fuels, it’s encouraging to share this recent post from Tina Casey, writing for Clean Technica about a double dose of alternative fuels from the Dutch company, Ecofys. In what might work as a 24/7 option for renewable electricity, the company is combining ocean wind power with seaweed biofuel.

Ecofys Bets on a Wind Power and Seaweed Biofuel Mashup (via Clean Technica)

The Dutch company Ecofys has just launched a new offshore wind farm and seaweed cultivation pilot project in a renewable energy twofer that could yield a big boost for biofuel production while harvesting wind power, too. Ecofys is betting that areas reserved for offshore wind production will provide…



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Writer, documentary producer, and director. Meyers is a contributor to CleanTechnica, and founder of Green Streets MediaTrain, a communications connection and eLearning hub. As an independent producer, he's been involved in the development, production and distribution of television and distance learning programs for both the education industry and corporate sector. He also is an avid gardener and loves sustainable innovation.