Wednesday, 1 April, 2009
Aviation eyes algae as future jet fuel
Second-generation biofuels are the energy of the future, notably for airplanes. Those comments came from one of the premier sessions at the 4th annual Aviation and Environment Summit in Geneva this week. Second-generation biofuels include algae and are considered a step up from fuels based from food, like corn—but they have a long way to go. Reporter Alex Helmick has more.
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