Consortium plans to turn carbon dioxide emissions into aquaculture feed

Carbon dioxide emissions from oil refineries in Mongstad will be used to grow algae for fish feed
Carbon dioxide emissions from oil refineries in Mongstad will be used to grow algae for fish feed

By next year, a prototype facility should be operating in Norway which will use carbon dioxide from oil refineries to grow algae for fish feed.

The facility will be built by the CO2BIO consortium of companies, which includes feed manufacturers, salmon farmers, universities and investors.

The Norwegian government has also committed funds to the project.

Algae is a growing source of protein for fish feed manufacturers, who have drastically reduced the amount of protein from wild fisheries in their feed diets during the past decade.

Algae growing in pipes fed by carbon dioxide.
Algae growing in pipes fed by carbon dioxide.

NEWS SOURCE: Undercurrent News

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3 thoughts on “Consortium plans to turn carbon dioxide emissions into aquaculture feed”

  1. That’s one of the first projects that I’ve heard of that “goes with the flow”. All other ways of trying to separate CO2 cost energy and thus lower the efficacy of power generation. Often the net result is that about the same amount of CO2 is emitted NET that if one had left the “cleaning technology” well alone. However, CO2 dissolves naturally in water and can thus feed plants which in turn can feed fish. It*s really that simple, so to speak. Plus (although heating the water will decrease CO2 solubility) the surplus heat from power generation can be used for e.g. fish ponds while it can hardly be reused in other agricultural settings.

  2. Can you let me know a little about yourself. Such as are you an entity within British Columbia, Canada? What is your background in relation to Aquaculture? Are you a scientist as your name implies?And what is your motivation for this blog.

    Thank you

    John

  3. Who the HELL are you people. You are not science based as your name implies, but are just a scham. Who is paying you for all your LIES! Is it a Norwegian companies that should be kicked out by the people of B.C. as they are KILLING off our wild salmon? No you are just a bunch of COWARDS misinforming people so you can make off to the bank. Come on out and let us know who you are, but wait you won’t, because your nobody!

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