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algae-based fuels


Alaska Airlines flies planes fueled by cooking oil

Alaska joins other airlines in the move toward using biofuel blends for commercial flights to save energy and reduce emissions.

By November 10, 2011


Military green investments could hit $10B by 2030

Defense Department policy shifts toward using more clean energy in order to increase national security and save money, which could have far-reaching effects, according to Pew.

By September 22, 2011


How to save green tech from crashing

There's a real risk that innovation in green technologies will slow for lack of money and interest. Here's why we need a leaner, meaner green tech 2.0.

By August 26, 2011


Feds deploy Navy to jump-start biofuels

In an effort to advance the biofuels industry beyond corn ethanol, the Obama administration launches a $510 million effort to make drop-in replacements for jet fuel and diesel for aircraft and boats.

By August 16, 2011


U.S. Navy buys 20,000 gallons of algae fuel

Solazyme signs contract to provide additional 150,000 gallons of algae-derived advanced biofuels to U.S. military by 2011.

By September 15, 2010


Solazyme raises $52 million for algae fuel

Many companies have tried to make fuel and food products from algae, but Solazyme's unique approach has helped accentuate its potential for commercializing algae biofuels.

By August 9, 2010


Navy: Full steam ahead on Great Green Fleet

Navy's Ray Mabus announces research plan with Department of Energy around grid storage, part of ambitious program to cut fossil fuel use in half this decade at the Navy.

By March 2, 2011


DOE shows interest in algae fuels

Algae-based projects received much of the latest round in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act grants set aside for alternative fuel projects.

By January 14, 2010


Ford researchers looking at algae as a potenial biofuel

Ford scientists are looking at algae as potential automotive biofuels.

By October 4, 2010


Aurora Algae hungers for food and feed market

The algae-farming company decides to shift its focus to food and pharmaceuticals from biofuels, a common theme among algae companies that are having trouble displacing oil.

By September 13, 2010