US Dept Energy awards $9 million grant LS9 HCL CleanTech

US Dept of Energy awards $9 million grant to LS9 and HCL CleanTech

12:10 PM, 19th July 2011
US Dept of Energy awards $9 million grant to LS9 and HCL CleanTech
Ed Dineen, President and CEO, LS9.

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, US: LS9 Inc in conjunction with partner HCL CleanTech Ltd has received a $9 million grant from the Department of Energy (DOE) to improve and demonstrate an integrated process to convert biomass feedstocks into fermentable sugars and then into diesel and other fuel and chemical products. As part of the DOE grant, LS9 and HCL CleanTech are combining their proprietary technologies to produce drop-in advanced biofuels and other valuable bio-based chemicals from wood waste and other agriculture waste, commonly referred as ‘biomass’.

“We are pleased with this award and look forward to working with our grant partner, HCL Cleantech, to deliver a successful integrated project. Demonstrating compatibility and integration of LS9’s broad technology platform with next generation biomass based sugar technologies is a key strategic objective for LS9,” said Ed Dineen, President and CEO, LS9.

(C) WOC News

 

0 Comments

Login

Your Comments (Up to 2000 characters)
Please respect our community and the integrity of its participants. WOC reserves the right to moderate and approve your comment.

Related News


Sahara Petrochemicals shuts down its subsidiary Al Waha

JUBAIL, SAUDI ARABIA: Sahara Petrochemical Company (SPCC) declared that its subsidiary Al Waha Petrochemicals Company was shut down on Saturday 16 Jul ...

Read more
Sabic reports a huge rise in second quarter profits

Net profit up 61 per cent Attributes success to increased volumes and prices Looking for further acquisitions Interested in investing in India K ...

Read more
Separation thousand-fold faster

WARSAW, POLAND: Numerous industrial processes make use of blends. Researchers from the Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Scienc ...

Read more
How to grow wires and tiny plates

CAMBRIDGE, US: Researchers at MIT have found a way to grow submicroscopic wires in water with great precision, using a method that makes it possible t ...

Read more
Fluor bags advisory contract for Lithuanian Gas terminal

IRVING, US: Fluor Corporation has been awarded a contract by Klaipedos Nafta AB, Lithuania’s state-owned oil company, to provide engineering and ...

Read more
EU removes quotas for potash from Belarus and Russia

  MINSK, BELARUS: The European EU anti-dumping measures against Belarusian and Russian potash producers expired on 13 July 2011, BelTA learned f ...

Read more