Biofuel to be commercially viable within 3 years, company says

09/10/2010 | Engineering News (South Africa)

Honeywell UOP says its plant-derived jet fuel will be ready for commercial production within two to three years, and the company has begun seeking the required certifications. Oils derived from algae, camelina and other plants have been successfully tested by the U.S. Navy and Air Force. Currently, the biofuel is combined 50:50 with traditional jet fuel, but the company says a 100% biofuel is on the horizon.

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