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This Summer’s Great Green Fleet Demo has a great story this week about the U.S. Navy’s upcoming demonstration of its Great Green Fleet. The demonstration is the latest step toward the Navy’s plan to meet half of its energy needs with non-fossil fuels by 2020.

The Navy has already conducted extensive testing with algae-based biofuels, and has plans to purchase 450,000 gallons of drop-in biofuels, with 100,000 of those made from algal oils, for the fleet’s operations.

Read the full story at

Navy riverine boat runs on algae-based fuel.

Navy riverine boat runs on algae-based fuel.

Photo: Official U.S. Navy Imagery



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