Alga Cafe

Alga Cafe

Alga Cafe

Alga Cafe

This cafe calls for a rethinking of foreign oil based energy dependence by utilizing closed loop algae photobioreactors and Konarka’s transparent Building Integrated Photovoltaic (BIPV) technology

 Microalgae is fed into the system, and then using natural light and a gravity-fed system, grows.

Microalgae is fed into the system, and then using natural light and a gravity-fed system, grows.

 Once at its optimal age, the algae is cultivated on site and converted into electrical energy to sustain the cafes energy needs.

Once at its optimal age, the algae is cultivated on site and converted into electrical energy to sustain the cafes energy needs.

 Excess algae is also used in drinks to sustain the customers energy needs.

Excess algae is also used in drinks to sustain the customers energy needs.

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