Pilot Plant to Enhance Sustainable Conversion of Biomass to Ethanol Fuels in NC

Organization:
North Carolina State University
Amount:
$1,491,734.86
Program Area:
Open Grants Program
County of Applicant:
Wake
Description:

Golden LEAF funds will be used to design, construct and commission a pilot plant to develop technology to convert low-value biomass resources easily grown in North Carolina into ethanol. The objectives of this project are to create markets for low-value agriculture products, boost the state’s economy, enhance economic opportunities and quality of life in rural communities, and foster and support a new biomass-based energy infrastructure.

Contact:
Mr. Matt K. Ronning 2701 Sullivan Drive Campus Box 7653 Raleigh, North Carolina 27695 (919) 513-1981
Areas Served:
Statewide

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