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Novozymes, MBI Partner to Win $2.5M DOE Award

On Jan. 3, the United States Department of Energy announced that it has awarded Novozymes and MBI International up to $2.5 million to develop new enzyme-based technologies to convert corn stover into sugars for subsequent conversion into biofuels.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/13/2013


SME Gets DoE Energy Conservation Grant

The Society of Manufacturing Engineers has been granted $292,000 from the U.S. Department of Energy to partner SME Student Chapters with existing Industrial Assessment Centers at universities nationwide.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/25/2012


Argonne, Evigia In Licensing Deal For RFID Sensor Technology

Ann Arbor-based Evigia Systems and the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory announced Monday a licensing agreement under which Argonne’s patented radio-frequency identification sensor and seal technology and its custom ARG-US software will be further developed and marketed by Evigia as a nuclear and hazardous material handling system.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/16/2012

An aerial view of the Macomb County Community College solar power installation. DTE Energy photo.

Dow Corning, DoE Offer New Solar Energy Curriculum

Dow Corning, a developer and manufacturer of the silicon-based materials used in many renewable energy technologies, is introducing a new middle school curriculum focused on solar energy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/07/2011

Solar panels (credit: Wikimedia)

Three More Michigan Winners Of Solar Energy Funding

Tuesday, we reported that Dow Chemical Co. won a $12.8 million federal grant to make building-integrated photovoltaic generation more affordable. Now, we learn that three other Michigan organizations won an additional $3.7 million in funding […]

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/06/2011

Event Notices From March 31

The latest announcements of meetings and events from Michigan’s technology-focused institutions and companies.


State Names 'Center of Energy Excellence'

Michigan Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm and Michigan Economic Development Corp. president and CEO Greg Main announced a new Centers of Energy Excellence designation for a wind-energy collaboration based in Eaton Rapids and led by URV […]