DOE gives out grant for biofuel research

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UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS (WCIA) — The Department of Energy is shelling out more money to the university.

The DOE recently awarded a $10.6 million grant to the UI to study biofuels. 

The five-year grant will be used to transform two of the most productive crops in the country into sustainable biodiesel and biofuel.

The study will focus on using sugarcane and Miscanthus to create these sustainable biofuels.

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