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2010-07-18 22:59:00

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Solazyme, Inc. is helping the U.S. military move closer to powering its planes, ships, tanks and trucks on renewable fuel and has delivered of 1,500 gallons of 100% algae-based jet fuel for the U.S. Navy's testing and certification program. The U.S. Navy has previously announced the objective to operate at least 50% of its fleet on clean, renewable fuel by 2020, and the delivery fulfills a contract awarded to Solazyme by the U.S....

2009-05-26 07:05:00

IRVINE, Calif., May 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BlueFire Ethanol Fuels, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BFRE), a company changing the world's transportation fuel paradigm through the production of ethanol from non-food cellulosic wastes, announced that Solazyme, Inc., a renewable oil production company and leading algal synthetic biology company, is testing sugars, produced through BlueFire's patented process, for compatibility with its renewable oil process to produce the oil cost effectively and...

2008-09-09 09:00:44

Solazyme Inc. announced that it has produced the world's first microbial-derived jet fuel. Solazyme's algal-derived aviation fuel as analyzed by the Southwest Research Institute (SwRI), one of the nations leading fuel analytical laboratories, passed the eleven "most challenging specifications needed to meet the ASTM D1655 standard for Aviation Turbine Fuel. The tested areas included the key measurements for density, thermal oxidative stability, flashpoint, freezing point, distillation and...

2008-07-16 12:01:22

Solazyme, Inc., a renewable oil production company and leading synthetic biology company that harnesses the power of microalgae to renewably produce clean and scalable high performance biofuels, "green" chemicals, edible oils and health and wellness products, was one of two companies selected to receive the first ever Transatlantic Green-Tech Awards at the sixth annual World Investment Conference held in La Baule, France. Solazyme was the only U.S. company to receive the honor, which was...

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