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Don't Smoke That Fuel: ARPA-E funds energy research in tobacco, turpentines, camelina

Don't Smoke That Fuel: ARPA-E funds energy research in tobacco, turpentines, camelina

October 14, 2011 |

Transformative yields for terrestrial plant oils of up to 4,000 gallons per acre are the goal of new research awards from ARPA-E. In Washington, the Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E), today announced 60 cutting-edge research projects aimed at dramatically improving how the U.S. produces and uses energy.  10 awards for $36 million […]

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Virginia Tobacco Commission grants $5M for biofuels R&D

Virginia Tobacco Commission grants $5M for biofuels R&D

June 1, 2011 |

In Virginia, the state’s Tobacco Commission has granted $5 million to the new Sustainable Energy Technology Center at the Institute for Advanced Learning and Research which will develop better biofuels, a project that will produce 60 jobs in the short term. The Commission also granted $490,000 for Piedmont BioProducts in Gretna to help improve its […]

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Top Biofuels Tweets: "Tobacco for Biofuels".

Top Biofuels Tweets: "Tobacco for Biofuels".

[ 0 ] May 16, 2011 |

opean: Company Studies Tobacco for Biofuels: Filed under: Biofuel News ralphbrieskorn: @timbales As REDD+ can be part of dealing with (i)LUC. Here ‘REDD+ for dummies‘ JessNaudziunas: Vilsack: Ethanol subsidy helps rural area jobs Jatropha_Curcas: Biofuels project wins $1 million competition karenlynndixon: Great work Solena! Biofuels: Off into the wild, green yonder | The Economist

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