Can TrueAlgae grow every kind of algae?

August 31st, 2020

TrueAlgae’s technology is designed specifically for freshwater microalgae. We are currently working on expanding our capabilities to include saltwater microalgae as well. More

How much algae can TrueAlgae grow?

August 31st, 2020

TrueAlgae’s current facility has a 36 metric ton capacity. Because our technology is easily scalable and modular, we can expand to the needs of the market place rapidly. More

What is a closed-loop system?

August 31st, 2020

Closed-loop means that there are no external influences effecting the outcome of the process. In the case of TrueAlgae, this means we control every aspect of growing the algae allowing for production of a very… More

What is a Vertical Photobioreactor?

August 31st, 2020

A photobioreactor (PBR) is a bioreactor that utilizes a light source to cultivate phototrophic microorganisms, usually in clear tubes. Vertical refers to the tube’s placement, thus minimizing the foot print of the bioreactor. The organisms… More

How does TrueAlgae grow and harvest algae?

August 31st, 2020

TrueAlgae grows microalgae in vertical photobioreactors that are easily emptied by opening a valve. We then filter the algae biomass and collect the cultivated water, using each component for different applications. The tubes are replenished… More