Tag: University of Kentucky

University of Kentucky receives $20m for biofuels research from Kentucky NSF grant

University of Kentucky receives $20m for biofuels research from Kentucky NSF grant

August 28, 2014 |

In Kentucky, the University of Kentucky has received a $20 million grant from the National Science Foundation’s Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research. The grant, which is to support 150 jobs over the next five years, will focus on three research areas: chemical biology for advanced materials, which can help biofuel manufacturing processes; advanced-membrane technologies, […]

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Kentucky exploring on-farm processing of biomass rather than storage

Kentucky exploring on-farm processing of biomass rather than storage

November 22, 2012 |

In Kentucky, the University of Kentucky is leading a project that would develop on-farm biomass processing into intermediate liquids that could later be picked up and processed at a biofuels facility, much like milk is picked up from dairies and later packaged and marketed. So far the project is fairly theoretical but the infrastructure is […]

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USDA, DOE grant $47M to eight new biorefining projects

USDA, DOE grant $47M to eight new biorefining projects

[ 2 ] May 6, 2011 |

Eight new projects in advanced biorefining feedstocks, processing, and logistics: who won, why they’re important In Washington, US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and US Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced a total of $47 million in grants to fund eight research and development projects that will support the production of biofuels, bioenergy and high-value biobased products […]

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