Algae for Energy - Identification of the Most Promising Algal-Based Pathways for Fuels, Power And Heat in Austria

M. Hingsamer, G. Jungmeier, K. Könighofer, R. Rauch, A. Flammini, G. Bochmann, B. Drosg, D. Bacovsky & A. Sonnleitner
The use of renewable energy is one option for reducing the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Biomass is one of the most important renewable energy sources in Austria. While estimates of the potential of agricultural and forest biomass to contribute to Austria’s energy system are available, estimates of algae’s potential are at an early stage of development. An overview of the current stage of development as well as the potential of algae use in the energy...