2008 Awards

Expansion of Carbon-to-Liquids Facility - Southern Research Institute

Funding recipient:  Southern Research Institute, Durham, NC

Award amount:  $200,000

Grant funds have allowed Southern Research Institute to design, purchase, install, and commission an artificial syngas system at their Carbon to Liquids facility.  This expansion project has enabled simulation of the syngas output from a wide variety of biomass, liquid waste, sludge, and other gasifiers for use in downstream process equipment development.  SRI will use the results of various North Carolina feedstock tests to produce economic modeling for the Biofuels Center.

Leveraged funds reported: $111,937
North Carolina counties benefiting from this project: Durham

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