2009 Awards

Canola Production, Processing & Market Development for Biodiesel - N.C. Solar Center

Funding recipient:  North Carolina Solar Center, Wake County

Award amount:  $194,375

The North Carolina Solar Center is conducting statewide research to determine best-suited varieties and production practices for canola and to study post-harvest handling, processing, and markets that will detail the capital and operating costs for each step, from seed to oil for use as biodiesel feedstock.


North Carolina counties benefiting from this project: Caldwell, Chatham, Duplin, Franklin, Montgomery, and Wake.  For additional information about the impact of Biofuels Center funding and a brief explanation of award recipient reporting requirements, click HERE: