Navy Green

The United States Navy is testing several “green” technologies during the 2012 Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercises, including a blend of algae-based fuel. This past week Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus…

Algae for Military Use

More federal funding opportunity announcements (FOAs) came through in June. The FOAs are part of an initiative coordinated between the Navy and Agriculture and Energy departments to support the development and…

Navy’s Green Fleet on Display Amidst Troubled Waters

The Navy’s USS Nimitz took on more than 200,000 gallons of a 50-50 mixture of traditional petroleum-based fuel and biofuel, made up of a blend of algae oil and waste cooking oil, in preparation…