Alternate Fuels at Cal

May 2007
Home Energy;May/Jun2007, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p44
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The article reports that a consortium of University of California (UC) Berkeley, University of Illinois, and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has been given $500 million to establish the Energy Biosciences Institute (EBI) which will develop new biofuels. The grant was awarded through a British Petroleum (BP) grant. It has been noted that the biofuel research will focus on turning plants and plant materials into transportation fuels to reduce carbon emissions by using solar energy and bioengineering.


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