Why Airbus wants slime from green algae to fuel its planes

Algae grows faster and produces higher energy yields than other plants, but is much more expensive to turn into fuel than traditional petroleum byproducts

Your next flight could be powered by slime. As long as you don't fly for a few decades. Airbus researchers…

Full text: http://www.csmonitor.com/Technology/2016/0616/Why-Airbus-wants-slime-from-green-algae-to-fuel-its-planes

Author

Ben Rosen

Source

Christian Science Monitor, 2016-06-16.

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Air New Zealand
Airbus
ICAO International Civil Aviation Organization
Japan Airlines
Solazyme, Inc.
Technische Universität München (TUM)
University College London

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