Converting Algae into Jet Fuel

Airbus and Honeywell are working on a technology to convert algae and other vegetation into a biofuel that can be used to power airplanes. Their hope is to have this serve as 1/3 of the fuel demand by 2030.

Also invovled are Jet Blue Airways and Internation Aero Engines, a multinational consortium. Here’s to their success.

via Slashdot which has an interesting conversation by the users in the comments section on not only whether this is a good idea, but the state of alternative energy development and possiblities.