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A method for harvesting algae according to embodiments of the present invention includes filling a reservoir at least partially with a liquid, submerging a bag at least partially in the liquid, the bag containing media, the media comprising algae, the bag comprising a first end, a second end, a harvesting port located closer to the first end than to the second end, and a gas port, delivering gas into the bag through the gas port, and raising the second end of the bag by accumulating the gas at the second end to flow the media toward the harvesting port.

Title
Systems and methods for harvesting algae from photobioreactors
Application Number
PCT/US/2010/039709
Publication Number
2010/151606
Application Date
June 23, 2010
Publication Date
December 29, 2010
Inventor
HENTGES PETER F
Agent
Fernandez Benjamin S
Assignee
Solix Biofuels
IPC
C12M 01/00
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