The CEO of what potentially is the world’s biggest algal biofuel operation described Karratha in Western Australia as the “Saudi Arabia of algal fuels” as he unveiled the project. California-based Aurora Algae CEO Greg Bafalis told media on May 9 that the company searched the globe to find the best site and stumbled across Karratha after a chance meeting with Austrade (ATW’s Eco-Aviation Today Jan.18). “We started with meteorological data and we came to ...

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