Table 5: Power input (excluding light) and algae biomass productivity in dry matter per cultivation volume and day of different reactors in outdoor experiments.

Reactor typePower input [W·m−3]Productivity (g·L−1·d−1)Reference

Helical tube reactor (outdoor)3,2001.4[22]
Bubble column (outdoor)1090.4 (10 days average)[23]
Flat panel airlift100–200circa 0.76 (average)[24]