MBL begins first test of tropical seaweed farming for biofuels production
Green Car Congress
MAY 17, 2021
Additional farms are being tested in Florida and Belize to assess scalability. We have tested similar farm designs in New England and Alaska, but this will be the first test of the array in warm tropical waters where we expect higher fouling rates from other marine organisms, UV damage, and threats from hurricanes. —Loretta Roberson.