Sustainable use of light for chemical and electrical energy production
Vadiveloo, A., Moheimani, N., Cosgrove, J. and Parlevliet, D. (2013) Sustainable use of light for chemical and electrical energy production. Journal of the Royal Society of Western Australia, 96 . p. 75.
The Earth receives around 1.9 x 106 EJ of energy in visible light each year but only a fraction of this sunlight energy is being converted to biomass (chemical energy) through the process of photosynthesis. There is no doubt our fossil fuel resources are depleting; therefore there is an urgent need for an alternative source of renewable energy that is sustainable. This project works on the potential of developing a novel cultivation system for maximising the use of solar energy by combining solar panels with outdoor microalgae ponds for the production of both chemical and electrical energy.
|Publication Type:||Journal Article|
|Murdoch Affiliation:||School of Engineering and Information Technology
School of Veterinary and Life Sciences
|Publisher:||Royal Society of Western Australia|
|Copyright:||© Royal Society of Western Australia 2013|
|Notes:||Extended abstract of a paper presented at the Royal Society of Western Australia Postgraduate Symposium 2013 held at Curtin University on 29 September 2013|
|Item Control Page|
Downloads per month over past year