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Thu August 6, 2009
MSU, U/M get energy research grants
LANSING, MI – Michigan State University and the University of Michigan are getting multi-year grants from the federal government to study advanced energy issues.
Michigan State University will get $12.5 million over five years
to investigate the underlying chemical principles of materials used
to turn heat into electricity.
The University of Michigan will get $19.5 million over the next five years to study materials that could be used to turn solar energy into electricity.
The grants were announced Thursday by the U.S. Department of
About $377 million will go to 46 projects nationwide.
Some of the money comes from the federal stimulus package.