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Title: Carbon dioxide fixation by microalgal photosynthesis using actual flue gas from a power plant

Abstract

CO[sub 2] fixation by microalgal cultures, a potential method for CO[sub 2] emissions mitigation, was studied in small (approx 2m[sup 2]) ponds using actual flue gas from a power plant whose fuel is low sulfur heavy oil. Three algal stains were cultivated under semicontinuous dilution (30-50% dilution every 2-3 d) in seawater over a period of almost one year, in both a temperature controlled greenhouse and outdoors under ambient temperature conditions. Two algae strains (Nannaochloropsis salina and Phaeodactylum tricornutum), obtained from a culture collection, required frequent (every 10-30 d in summer) cultures restart due to a suddenly decrease of algal productivity. One strain (Tetraselmis sp.), isolated from local seawater, could be cultivated for over 150 d under fall and winter conditions. Laboratory experiments were carried out to measure algal productivity as a function of standing biomass. The data was fitted to a derived equation that relates algal productivity to incident light intensity and Standing biomass. There was a reasonable correlation between the calculated and measured outdoor pond productivity. 6 refs., 6 figs., 2 tabs.

Authors:
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  1. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd., Shinhama (Japan)
  2. Engineering Construction Center, Tokyo (Japan)
  3. Tohoku Electric Power Co., Sendai (Japan)
OSTI Identifier:
6841670
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology; (United States)
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 45-46; Journal ID: ISSN 0273-2289
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
20 FOSSIL-FUELED POWER PLANTS; FLUE GAS; AIR POLLUTION CONTROL; UNICELLULAR ALGAE; CARBON DIOXIDE FIXATION; BENCH-SCALE EXPERIMENTS; ALGAE; CONTROL; GASEOUS WASTES; MICROORGANISMS; PLANTS; POLLUTION CONTROL; WASTES; 200200* - Fossil-Fueled Power Plants- Waste Management

Citation Formats

Hamasaki, A, Shioji, N, Ikuta, Y, Hukuda, Y, Makita, T, Hirayama, K, Matuzaki, H, Tukamoto, T, and Sasaki, S. Carbon dioxide fixation by microalgal photosynthesis using actual flue gas from a power plant. United States: N. p., Web. doi:10.1007/BF02941850.
Hamasaki, A, Shioji, N, Ikuta, Y, Hukuda, Y, Makita, T, Hirayama, K, Matuzaki, H, Tukamoto, T, & Sasaki, S. Carbon dioxide fixation by microalgal photosynthesis using actual flue gas from a power plant. United States. doi:10.1007/BF02941850.
Hamasaki, A, Shioji, N, Ikuta, Y, Hukuda, Y, Makita, T, Hirayama, K, Matuzaki, H, Tukamoto, T, and Sasaki, S. . "Carbon dioxide fixation by microalgal photosynthesis using actual flue gas from a power plant". United States. doi:10.1007/BF02941850.
@article{osti_6841670,
title = {Carbon dioxide fixation by microalgal photosynthesis using actual flue gas from a power plant},
author = {Hamasaki, A and Shioji, N and Ikuta, Y and Hukuda, Y and Makita, T and Hirayama, K and Matuzaki, H and Tukamoto, T and Sasaki, S},
abstractNote = {CO[sub 2] fixation by microalgal cultures, a potential method for CO[sub 2] emissions mitigation, was studied in small (approx 2m[sup 2]) ponds using actual flue gas from a power plant whose fuel is low sulfur heavy oil. Three algal stains were cultivated under semicontinuous dilution (30-50% dilution every 2-3 d) in seawater over a period of almost one year, in both a temperature controlled greenhouse and outdoors under ambient temperature conditions. Two algae strains (Nannaochloropsis salina and Phaeodactylum tricornutum), obtained from a culture collection, required frequent (every 10-30 d in summer) cultures restart due to a suddenly decrease of algal productivity. One strain (Tetraselmis sp.), isolated from local seawater, could be cultivated for over 150 d under fall and winter conditions. Laboratory experiments were carried out to measure algal productivity as a function of standing biomass. The data was fitted to a derived equation that relates algal productivity to incident light intensity and Standing biomass. There was a reasonable correlation between the calculated and measured outdoor pond productivity. 6 refs., 6 figs., 2 tabs.},
doi = {10.1007/BF02941850},
journal = {Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology; (United States)},
issn = {0273-2289},
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volume = 45-46,
place = {United States},
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