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Inventure Plans CO2-to-Biofuels in Israel

10:40 AM MDT | June 18, 2008 | Michelle Bryner

Technology company Inventure Chemicals (Seattle, WA) says it has formed a joint venture with Seambiotic (Tel Aviv) for the construction of a 108,000-gal/year biofuel facility at Israeli Electric Corp.'s (Haifa, Israel) Ashkelon, Israel site. Construction is expected to begin this summer with startup some time next year, Inventure says. Carbon dioxide (CO2) from Israeli Electric's power plant will be fed into the new facility, where algae would feed on the CO2 and churn out biofuels. The plant will rely on algae strains developed and grown by Seambiotic along with...

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