Algae helps Navy go green

Tuesday - 10/6/2009, 7:33am EDT

Rick Kamin and Mark Iden

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Algae could soon help the Navy move towards its goal of becoming more energy independent. The Defense Energy Support Center announced a contract with Solazyme to develop an alternative fuel using the substance.

Rick Kamin is the Navy Fuels Lead with Naval Air Systems Command. And Mark Iden is the Deputy Director of Operations for the Defense Energy Support Center.