US Navy takes delivery of algae-based jet fuel

Business Green: Normally associated with carbon-belching aerospace hardware, the Farnborough Air Show today saw San Francisco-based algal biotechnology company Solazyme announce the delivery of 1,500 gallons of algae-based jet fuel to the US Navy's testing and certification programme. In April, the US Navy declared its intention to use renewables for half its power needs at sea and shore-side by 2020, and the delivery fulfils a contract awarded to Solazyme by the US Department of Defense in September ......

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