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Verenium (VRNM) Gets $4.9M More From DOE For Demonstration-Scale Facility

Verenium just announced that they have received an additional $4.9M from the U.S. Department of Energy for its demonstration-scale cellulosic ethanol facility in Jennings, LA. The money, an extension of a previously-awarded grant, will be used to improve the biorefining process used at the plant.

In a press release, Carlos A. Riva, President and Chief Executive Officer at Verenium, commented on the news:

“We are very pleased to receive this additional funding from the … Read the rest

Altairnano (ALTI) Receives Small Business Innovation Research Grant

Altairnano just announced that it has received a Small Business Innovation Research grant from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Office of Technology . The grant will be used to develop better-performing energy storage options for the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), a contract valued at $100,000. With the grant, Altairnano will be able to research and develop new cell chemistries that maintain performance even in extremely high temperatures.

In a press release, Terry Copeland, … Read the rest