Monday, August 8, 2016
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
U.S. Navy’s ‘Great Green Fleet’ Gets Underway Using Biofuels
By David Alexander WASHINGTON, Jan 16 (Reuters) – The U.S. Navy will formally deploy its so-called “Great Green Fleet” on Wednesday, sending warships to sea on biofuels even though oil...
Monday, July 7, 2014
Is the Volatile Fuel Used in Racing Cars a New Power Source for Ships?
By Keith Wallis SINGAPORE, July 7 (Reuters) – Methanol, a fuel used to power light aircraft and racing cars, is being tried out as alternative for ships, highlighting its potential...
Thursday, June 12, 2014
U.S. Navy Seeks 37 Million Gallon Biofuels Purchase
The U.S. Navy says it is seeking 37 million gallons of drop-in biofuels in what the Department of the Navy describes as a major step in its efforts to reduce its reliance on petroleum.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
US Navy’s Justification for Using Mostly Biofuel Makes Little Sense
U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus mentioned in a tweet today that “by no later than 2020, at least half of our #energy will come from non-fossil fuel sources.” #SECNAV: by no...
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
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Thursday, December 15, 2011
Maersk Talks Algae: Joint R&D Program Aims to Shed Light on Future Use of Algae-based Biofuels
As gCaptain reported earlier, shipping conglomerate Maersk and the U.S. Navy have been collaborating on a unique and possibly ground-breaking R&D program that will test the use of algae-based biofuel...
Monday, December 12, 2011
Maersk and U.S. Navy Collaborate on Biofuel Testing Initiative
Maersk and the U.S. Navy said today that they are collaborating on a R&D program that will test the use of algae-based biofuel on ships with the goal of learning...
Monday, December 5, 2011
Going Green: Navy Places World’s Largest Advanced Biofuel Order
Dynamic Fuels, LLC, a joint venture between Tyson Foods and Syntroleum Corporation, said today it has won a contract with the U.S. Navy to supply an astounding 450,000 gallons of...
Saturday, August 6, 2011
We Sail the Ocean Blue, but We’re Going Green, Too
USS Carl Vinson Strike Group, Exercise Tandem Thrust 2003, US Navy Photo WASHINGTON (Dow Jones) Rear Adm. (Ret.) Robert James’s characterization of the Navy’s pursuit of alternative fuels and energy technologies...
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