San Francisco, California-headquartered Solazyme, Inc., a synthetic biology company that uses marine microbes to create clean and scalable renewable energy solutions, will be providing 1,500 gallons of its algae-derived jet fuel to the U.S. Navy for testing and certification.

The company also received an earlier U.S. Navy contract for 20,000 gallons for testing in marine operations. (Source: San Francisco Chronicle, September 25, 2009)

Contact: Troy J. Campione, Senior VP, Business Development, Solazyme, (650) 780-4777,,