Volta Greentech is developing a scalable, sustainable, and automated land-based seaweed cultivation system - tailored for the selected species of seaweed that are crucial ingredients in Volta Seafeed. A land-based factory enables optimization of temperature, light, and nutrients to maximize the seaweed's growth rate while ensuring a high and standardized quality of the feed supplement.
To meet the increasing global demand for the solution, we are rethinking how to produce seaweed at scale. Volta Seafeed has an immense impact potential, but as no one has been growing this type of seaweed at scale before, the global demand far exceeds the supply. Looking at existing production methods for seaweed, we quickly realized that we needed to take a different approach to reach the scale we are aiming for. Therefore, we went to the drawing board and looked at what would be necessary to produce Asparagopsis at scale for global implementation.
Production inside Volta Factory 01
How it works
To ensure a sustainable footprint in the production and viable production economics, Volta Seafeed is produced using renewable electricity, waste heat, and CO2 from nearby industries.
We have our HQ and lab, Volta Labs, at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm. This is where we work with product development and optimize our cultivation recipe. We are constructing our first factory, Volta Factory 01 in Lysekil and are planning Volta Factory 02 - the world’s largest seaweed factory.