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Virent Wins Federal Grant for Fuel Study

Virent, located in Wisconsin, is one of several portfolio companies of the CAPCO Program.  It recently won over $13 million for research in biofuels:

Virent Energy Systems Inc. of Madison was awarded up to $13.4 million from the U.S. Department of Energy Friday for research that seeks to produce renewable jet fuel from nonfood crops.

The Virent project is the largest of six advanced biofuels projects across the country that together were awarded up to $36 million.

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