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Cenusa lands $25M USDA grant to develop big bluestem, Indian grass and switchgrass for biofuels

Cenusa lands $25M USDA grant to develop big bluestem, Indian grass and switchgrass for biofuels

March 26, 2012 |

In Iowa, Cenusa Bioenergy has received a five-year, $25 million grant from the USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture to grow native perennial grasses such as big bluestem, Indian grass and switchgrass on marginal lands as feedstock for bio-oil via. The project is based on a holistic approach that will lead to the development […]

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The 101 Hottest Biofuels Feedstocks : The Digest’s 5-Minute Guide

The 101 Hottest Biofuels Feedstocks : The Digest’s 5-Minute Guide

January 28, 2014 |

Tired of corn, corn, corn or cane, cane, cane? There are 101 feedstocks in the biofuels canon. Here’s what’s up with each of them, and all of them. In Florida, Biofuels Digest released its annual Guide to biofuels feedstocks, tracking 10,658 items published in the Digest in the past 48 months on 101 feedstocks for […]

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USDA awards $136M for advanced biofuels

USDA awards $136M for advanced biofuels

September 28, 2011 |

Five university-led consortia receive $15M-$40M grants for diesel, gasoline and renewable jet fuels. In Washington State, US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced five major agricultural research projects today aimed at developing regional, renewable energy markets, generating rural jobs, and decreasing America’s dependence on foreign oil. Altogether, the five-year program will deliver more than $136 million […]

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