UW Research

October 3, 2011

NW biofuels coming of age with $80 million in separate projects led by UW, WSU

The University of Washington and Washington State University are leads for two separate grants of $40 million each that will use Pacific Northwest woody biomass to expand what’s been a Midwest-centric biofuels industry into Washington, Oregon, Idaho, western Montana and northern California.

The five-year awards are the largest announced today (Sept. 28) by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Grants of between $15 million and $25 million are going to each of three other projects led by institutions in Tennessee, Louisiana and Iowa.

Read the full article in UW Today: http://www.washington.edu/news/articles/nw-biofuels-coming-of-age-with-80-million-in-separate-projects-led-by-uw-wsu