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USDA-NIFA Supports a Center Project to Develop Biomass-based Composite Materials for Solar Energy Storage

October 28, 2022

This project aims to develop and evaluate thermal energy storage materials that will store solar energy.

USDA Awards Grants to Six Regional Projects through South Central Region Sun Grant Program

March 11, 2021

U.S. Department of Agriculture-National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA-NIFA) through South Central Region (SCR) Sun Grant Program awards grants up to $2.05 million for six 3-year regional projects that aimed at developing viable alternative biobased energy sources and products while enhancing economic opportunities in rural areas.

USDA-NIFA Grants a Center Project to Develop a Platform for Butanol Production via Co-fermentation of Lignocellulosic Biomass

November 24, 2020

The project aims is to develop a novel C. carboxidivorans based platform coupled with compatible process technology for producing butanol from switchgrass and fermentation gas.

Modeling and Analysis of the Logistical Challenge of Supplying Biomass for Biofuel and Biopower

March 2, 2020

The logistics challenge of using biomass feedstocks is huge with vast quantities of feedstock moved, stored and processed plus the need to accommodate production variation.

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