New DOE Funding Aims to Reduce Cost of Producing Biofuels

New funding available from the DOE aims to reduce the cost of producing biomass from non-food based lignocellulosic feedstocks.

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announces the availability of up to $12 million in funding geared towards reducing the cost of producing fuels from biomass. 

Up to five research and development projects will be eligible for this new funding. Eligible projects will increase biofuel yields from non-food based lignocellulosic feedstocks which includes agricultural residue, fast-growing poplar trees and switchgrass. 

Funding is open to universities, national laboratories, industrial entities and nonprofit organizations. 

Read the full press release to learn more about this funding and how to apply.