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Unformatted text preview: III. Utility storage a. compress air in underground chambers b. Similarly, giant batteries can absorb wind energy for later use IV. CO2 capture (from coal fired plants) a. burns coal and purified oxygen in the form of a metal oxide, rather than air V. Next-gen Biofuels a. Made from non-fuel crops b. turn lumber and crop wastes, garbage and inedible perennials like switchgrass into competitively priced fuels c. most promising next-generation biofuel comes from algae. Algae grow fast...
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This note was uploaded on 04/23/2010 for the course FINA 8645 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '10 term at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
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