Sapphire Energy, which has conducted flight demonstrations with Continental and Japan Air Lines, likewise is excited about the potential of algae-derived biojet. It claims that by 2011 it will be producing 1 million gal. of diesel and jet fuel per year, double its initial estimates. By 2018 the number will be 100 million gal. annually and by 2025 it will be up to 1 billion gal. of fuel per year. In context, that is 3% of the US's 36-billion-gal. renewable fuel standard. In a statement, ...

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