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Student works to boost renewable energy in Philippines

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

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. […]