Processing seaweed and organic waste through the digestion process, resulting in biogas.
|Applications||Electrical Power Generation||Grees gas Generation||Green biodiesel||Solar Energy|
|Systems employed||ORCA-SP & ASUR||ORCA-SP & ASUR||ORCA-SP & ASUR||ORCA-SP|
|Current Method||Fossil Fuels, Nuclear, Wind, Solar||Fracking, gas drilling||fossil fuels||Land-based solar panels|
|STE Method||Growth and AD of Seaweed||Growth and AD of Seaweed||Growth and AD of Seaweed||Attach solar panels to submersible platform|
|STE Benefits||Sequester CO2, Clean the ocean, Increase marine life, renewable, low cost||Sequester CO2, Clean the ocean, Increase marine life, renewable, low cost||Sequester CO2, Clean the ocean, Increase marine life, renewable, low cost||no requirements for land area. Solar panles kept at optimal temperature|
|End Products||electrical power, fertiliser, desalinisation of water, soil remediation, desert greening||natural gas, fertiliser, desalination of water, soil remediation, desert greening||natural gas, fertiliser, desalination of water, soil remediation, desert greening||electrical power|
Seatech offers modular solutions for seaweed cultuvation using our patented ORCA-SP™.
|Product||Dried Seaweed (Animal Feed)||Seaweed Extracts (Agar Agar and Carrageenan)||Biogas||Fertiliser||3D farming|
|Current Method||Land Grown Alfa Alfa||Near shore farming of seaweed||fracking||Chemical manufacture of N, K and P||Conventional Line Farming|
|STE Method||Off shore submersible platform growth||Off shore submersible platform growth||Digestion of man made waste materials such as food waste a human waste||Bacterial decomposition of organic materials leaving the inorganics including N, P and K||Bacterial decomposition of organic materials leaving the inorganics including N, P and K|
|STE Benefits||Non invasive, multiple locations, not dependant onb climatic conditions such as rainfall, drought, heat waves||unpolluted seaweed, improved gel strengths||Efficient handling of waste products||Energy generated with the bi product being the production of fertiliser||Single surface of sea area provides multiple product harvest (seaweed, mussels, abalone etc)|
Seaweed cultivation can serve as a natural filter, decreasing the growth of algal blooms.
|Application||Ocean Cleaning||Lake cleaning||Fresh Water Production from seawater||Waste water treatment||Desert Greening|
|Current Method||N/A||N/A||High cost desaslination plants||Water Table|
|STE Method||Seaweed Growth||Seaweed Growth||Extraction of water content of seaweed which is a natural desalinator||Bacterial decomposition of organic material in a combination of anaerobic and aerobic processes||Seaweed pulp creates a desert cake that holds and releases water|
|STE Benefits||co2 absorbtion, nutrient absorbtion, improvement of marine life habitats||co2 absorbtion, nutrient absorbtion, inprovement of water life habitat||Desalinated water is a byproduct of the use of seaweed||Efficient low odour waste water treatment||No Land Water Table distruption|
ASUR™ can process large amounts of organic waste, converting it to multiple products.
|Application||Farm Waste Reduction||Household Waste Reduction||Palm Oil Mill Effluent Reduction||Biodegradable Packaging|
|STE Method||Bacterial decomposition of organic material in a carefully controlled environment||Bacterial decomposition of organic material in a carefully controlled environment||Combining POME `with other organic materials in a way that the combination is biodegradable||Watch this space|
|STE Benefits||Waste handling, energy production, sterile animal bedding, crop irrigation, soil remediation||Waste handling and energy production||Waste handling and energy production||World Changing|
The cost of seaweed
Various independent studies have concluded that to make Seaweed Farming financially viable for mass scale production the price of a wet ton of seaweed needs to be at $100 per ton, Seatech ORCA-SP™ is below $40 per ton.