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Use of North Carolina's Biomass Resources for Production of Fuels and Materials

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Award date: 
Oct 20, 2015
Award amount: 
$99,951
Organization name: 
North Carolina State University
Principal Investigator: 
Kelley, Stephen S.
Grant program category: 
Research and Equipment Support
Grant program name: 
Biotechnology Innovation Grant
Region: 
Research Triangle

Dr. Stephen Kelley (NCSU) will optimize technology for producing biofuel from low-cost agricultural and forest residues. This naturally oxegenated fuel, when blended with diesel fuel, can improve the combustion process and reduce pollutant emissions.

Fiscal year: 
2016