It's theoretically possible to produce about 500 times as much energy from algae fuels as is needed to grow the fuels, according to a new study by researchers at The University of Texas at Austin.
However, limited by existing technology, the researchers found in a separate study that their algae growing facility is getting out about one-five hundredth as much energy as it currently puts in to grow the fuels.Read more
One of the Largest Facilities For Growing Algae for Biofuels Opens at The University of Texas at Austin
Energy Experts Meet at The University of Texas at Austin to Debate Economics of Electricity Generation, March 24
The University of Texas at Austin Delivers Extended Range Hydrogen Fuel Cell Utility Vehicles to Department of Defense
The University of Texas at Austin, in partnership with the Atlanta-based Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE), has completed and delivered two hydrogen-powered utility vehicles to the Department of Defense-Defense Logistics Agency.Read more
A project to discover the nature of dark energy, a mysterious force causing the expansion of the universe to speed up, has received an $8 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF).Read more