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Student works to boost renewable energy in Philippines
September 28, 2016

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

RICHLAND, Wash. – In Elmar Villota’s home country of the Philippines, as much as 15 percent of households do not have electricity. Villota, a doctoral student in biological systems engineering at Washington State University Tri-Cities, is motivated to close that gap with renewable energy.

New laboratory opens at WSU Tri-Cities
April 30, 2008

RICHLAND — The public is invited to attend the dedication and opening of the Bioproducts, Sciences, and Engineering Laboratory at 11 a.m. May 8, at WSU Tri-Cities.

BSEL is a $24.8 million multipurpose facility where WSU faculty and students and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory researchers collaborate in the development and commercialization of biofuels and bioproducts.

BSEL’s primary activities focus on addressing national energy independence, growing the state’s economy and providing future leaders with an educational experience aligned with the future needs of the country and region.

BSEL will serve as a collaborative facility for developing biofuels and bioproducts to improve the nation’s energy independence and … » More …