(OILPRICE) — For centuries navies used a renewable energy form as a means of propulsion.
Now the U.S. Navy is investigating another potentially limitless fuel source to produce JP-5 jet fuel – seawater.
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The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) is developing the chemistry for producing jet fuel from renewable resources in theatre. The process envisioned would catalytically convert carbon dioxide and hydrogen directly to liquid hydrocarbon fuel used as JP-5.
And how exactly would this alchemic sleight of hand be performed?
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