US Navy says, “algae biofuel represents great potential”

The similarities between the U.S. Navy and civilian cities and industry may not be readily apparent, said Dennis McGinn, U.S. Navy Assistant Secretary for Energy, Installations and Environment, but in the…

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…

U.S. Funding $62M to Biofuels Industry

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Navy and Department of Energy are announcing $30 million in federal funding to match private investments in commercial-scale advanced drop-in biofuels….

Historic Helicopter Test Flight Uses Algal Jet Fuel Blend

Solazyme, Inc. has announced that the US Navy successfully demonstrated Solazyme’s 100% algal-derived jet fuel, SolajetHRJ-5®, in an MH-60S Seahawk helicopter test flight in a 50/50 blend with…