29 Apr '12, 11am

US DOE to award up to $3M for coal-biomass-to-liquid projects

US DOE to award up to $3M for coal-biomass-to-liquid projects 29 April 2012 The US Department of Energy (DOE) will award up to a total of $3 million to projects (1) to develop and to test novel technologies for the economical and environmentally-sustainable conversion of coal-biomass feedstocks to liquid transportation fuels (CBTL) and (2) to assess concepts and evaluate the feasibility of building and operating a commercial scale CBTL production facility. The Funding Opportunity Announcement (DE-FOA-0000703 ) for the awards is soliciting applications for R&D in two specific Areas of Interest: laboratory scale liquids production and assessment; and a feasibility study for a coal-biomass to liquids facility. A recent National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) study indicated that addition of moderate amounts of biomass to coal for the production of liquids can substantial...

Full article: http://www.greencarcongress.com/2012/04/cbtl-20120429.html

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