Bio-refinery for Wastewater Remediation: How to Adopt Microalgae? (Part II)

Science Insights, 15 February 2017
Volume 2017
Doi: 10.15354/si.17.re006
 
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Bio-refinery for Wastewater Remediation: How to Adopt Microalgae? (Part II)
 
Megan Chagin, PhD1 ; Darren J. Brewer, PhD 2
 
Author Affiliations
 1. Division of Biology and Chemistry, The BASE, Chapel Hill, NC 27510, USA
 2. Division of Energy and Resources, The BASE, Chapel Hill, NC 27510, USA
∆: Correspondence to: Dr. Megan Chagin, PhD, Email: mchagin@basehq.org Or Dr. Darren J. Brewer, PhD, Email: djbrewer@basehq.org

 

ABSTRACT


Developing microalgae on wastewater offers new bits of knowledge for the mi-croalgae business and in addition the wastewater treatment industry. The utiliza-tion of wastewaters for developing microalgae is essential keeping in mind the end goal to decrease the cost of microalgae creation. This is an essential for mi-croalgae to enter the vitality advertise through biofuels. The wastewater treat-ment industry is confronting difficulties, (for example, micro pollutants destiny) that instigate the improvement of different options. Microalgae-related proce-dures can be an intriguing other option to the traditional enacted slime prepare. In spite of these two open doors, numerous innovative work challenges have still to be overcome keeping in mind the end goal to benefit from the maximum ca-pacity of the blend of microalgae creation and wastewater treatment, to be spe-cific in the advancement of vigorous, beneficial wastewater-adjusted micro algal species, and in the change and development of development and downstream preparing frameworks which will take into consideration better development, collecting and transformation of the algal biomass.

KeywordsMicroalgae, Wastewater, Environment, Sustainable development, Biofuel

 

Author: 

Megan Chagin; Darren J. Brewer