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US DOE funding algae-, biomass-based biofuels research consortia

14 January 2010

The US Department of Energy (DOE) announced the investment of nearly $80 million under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act for advanced biofuels research and fueling infrastructure. Up to $78 million of the funding will support two biofuels research consortia that will seek to break down critical barriers to the commercialization of algae-based and other advanced biofuels such as green aviation fuels, diesel, and gasoline that can be transported and sold using today’s existing fueling infrastructure. The remaining grants ($ 1.6 million) will support expansion of ethanol infrastructure.

The two consortia selected for funding are:

Source: US DOE