Algae Producers Look to Market By-Product of Biodiesel
by John Davis (DomesticFuel.com) Just as ethanol producers have been able to market the co-product dried distillers grains (DDGs) as livestock feed, those folks producing algae for biodiesel want to find more uses for what’s leftover once you get the fuel out.
…Wickersham’s colleague at Texas A&M, Merritt Drewery, explained they are experimenting with feeding the algae by-product directly or mixing it with DDGs or cotton seed. “And this project actually told us that algae was palatable, because they ate it here.”
The researchers are already noting in their study that the algae co-product has a high-protein content. READ MORE includes audio