Tag: great green fleet

Great Green Fleet fighting ISIL in the Persian Gulf

Great Green Fleet fighting ISIL in the Persian Gulf

October 31, 2016 |

In the Middle East, the US Navy has deployed its Great Green Fleet to support the fight against ISIL, led by the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower, a 38-year-old Nimitz-class aircraft carrier. One of Eisenhower’s observations was that oil dependency was a key driver to Hitler’s failure, similar to the dependence ISIL has on petrodollars, so […]

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$26/gallon to $2.05 in 42 months: The Inside True Story of the US Navy’s Great Green Fleet

$26/gallon to $2.05 in 42 months: The Inside True Story of the US Navy’s Great Green Fleet

August 1, 2016 |

In Florida, the Digest and BioChannel.TV released “Sustainable Fuels on Troubled Waters”, the Inside True Story of the US Navy’s Great Green Fleet — a documentary profile on the US Navy’s success in driving down the costs of renewable fuel — up to and including the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2016 exercises near Hawaii. The story […]

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A global force for good: The Digest’s Multi-Slide Guide to the US Navy’s military biofuels program

A global force for good: The Digest’s Multi-Slide Guide to the US Navy’s military biofuels program

May 12, 2016 |

To explain the Navy’s marine and aviation biofuels program, Chris Tindal gave the following presentation at ABLC 2016 in February. As we described it earlier this year, “They’re here. $2.05 per gallon, at-scale, domestically produced advanced renewable fuels — utilizing non-food feedstocks and based on next-generation technology. The Navy’s 7-year quest to diversify its fuel supply without […]

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Launch of the Great Green Fleet

Launch of the Great Green Fleet

January 20, 2016 |

$2.05 per gallon for drop-in, non-food advanced biofuels blends. Who would have thought it possible a few years ago. Well, the Navy for one. Their remarkable vision results in Carrier Strike Group 3 operating in a world where “energy can no longer be used as a weapon against us.” After 7 years of wrangling, vision, exhaustion, […]

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Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Susan Collins (R-ME) push back on criticism over Pentagon’s use of biofuels

Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Susan Collins (R-ME) push back on criticism over Pentagon’s use of biofuels

July 16, 2012 |

In Washington, amidst scathing headlines regarding the Great Green Fleet Demonstration, Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Susan Collins (R-ME) have published an article in Politico criticizing Congress’s push back on the Pentagon’s efforts in the alternative fuel arena. Echoing the sentiments of the biofuel industry, they brought up the cost of our dependence on foreign […]

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