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July 19, 2017

In Washington, U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry today announced $40 million in Department of Energy awards for the establishment of four DOE Bioenergy Research Centers (BRCs), which will provide the...

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July 18, 2017

A UW-Madison research center that has used the university’s largest-ever federal grant to develop ethanol technology over the past decade will shift its focus to other alternative fuels after winning...

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July 17, 2017

Bioenergy researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison will receive federal money for another five years. This time the scientists will shift their work away from focusing on using crops grown on...

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July 17, 2017

The U.S. Department of Energy announced Monday the University of Wisconsin-Madison will receive a new, five-year round of funding for its energy research center that has produced 160 patents and spawned five start-up companies in...

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July 17, 2017

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has selected the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center (GLBRC) for an additional five years of funding to develop sustainable alternatives to transportation fuels and...

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July 16, 2017

Four Waunakee Intermediate School teachers recently attended the Bioenergy Institute for Educators, a teacher workshop hosted by the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center at UW-Madison’s Wisconsin Energy Institute.

The teachers...

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July 13, 2017

Appleton East High School teacher Tom Wanamaker and Kimberly High School teacher Dean Simon recently attended the Bioenergy Institute for Educators, a teacher workshop, hosted by the Great Lakes Bioenergy...

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July 12, 2017

Seed oil, aka vegetable oil, is a basic part of food. Scientists have been experimenting with harvesting that oil to make biofuels that could someday power our jets and cars....

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July 09, 2017

Cellulosic biofuels could make a bigger contribution to future energy and climate strategies, as long as environmental concerns are properly factored in, according to a paper by the Great Lakes...

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July 05, 2017

A few key principles for managing environmental tradeoffs could make cellulosic biofuels—liquid energy derived from grasses and wood—better for the climate and economy.

“The climate benefit of cellulosic biofuels is...

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July 04, 2017

In Wisconsin, researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy-funded Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center (GLBRC) say cellulosic biofuels could provide an environmentally sustainable way of meeting energy needs, but with a...

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July 03, 2017

Last week, two Mauston High School teachers, Yvonne Butterfield and Luke Heath, attended the Bioenergy Institute for Educators, a teacher workshop hosted by the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center at...

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