Author(s): Lalita.L.Sawarkar and P.B.Nandkar
With increasing fuel prices, its transportation and environmental pollution, each country will have to think to cut down on petroleum based fuels while investing on various renewable energy sources. An attempt is made to examine lipid content of green algae for production of biodiesel. Some of the green algae have been taken into account to evaluate the lipid content as biodiesel. Among the green algae members of zygnemaceae may show encouraging result if it contain above 8 % lipid per gram of dry biomass.