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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is proposing to authorize the expenditure of up to $18
million in cost-shared federal funding to support the final design, construction, and start-up of a
pilot-scale Direct to Ethanol® integrated biorefinery (hereafter referred to as biorefinery or

proposed project).

DOE has authorized Algenol Biofuels, Inc. (Algenol) to use a percentage of

its federal funding for pilot-scale activities ($7 million), which include:

research and development related to organism development,

developing the flexible film photobioreactor,

preliminary process engineering,

construction planning, regulatory submissions and approval, a

Phase 1 stage gate review and a National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) review of all other


more http://nepa.energy.gov/documents/EA-1786F.pdf

Mon January 17 2011 07:59:35 AM by Natalia Hybrid algae to ethanol  |  hybrid algae  |  algaenol  |  DOE 1347 views
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