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algae-based fuels

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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

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Fueling green tech with biology and Moore's Law

Investor Steve Jurvetson is bullish on green innovation because entrepreneurs can tap into the rapid advances in genetic engineering and IT.

By September 28, 2011

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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

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Raytheon signs on for all-fuel engines

The Mark V engine made by Cyclone Power Technologies is to be redesigned for the defense company in a new "MantaRay" version.

By April 28, 2011

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Algae fuel maker PetroAlgae files to go public

PetroAlgae looks to raise $200 million for algae-growing equipment, although making fuel from algae cost-effectively has proved elusive.

By August 11, 2010

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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

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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

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Carbon Sciences claims progress in fuel from CO2

The company, one of many seeking to use CO2 as an ingredient, is developing a process to combine natural gas and carbon dioxide to make gasoline.

By November 22, 2010

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Joule patents fuel made from water, sunlight, CO2

Biotech start-up receives a patent for a process where genetically engineered cyanobacteria make hydrocarbons directly during growth.

By September 14, 2010

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ExxonMobil to make fuel from algae

New partnership with biotech firm Synthetic Genomics paves way for ExxonMobile to research and develop next-gen biofuels from algae.

By July 14, 2009