Bioscience

Winners of Energy Challenge to help U.S. Navy reduce its carbon footprint

May 26, 2010

By Flinn Foundation

[Source: Nanowerk News] – Aiming to motivate researchers to help the U.S. Navy decrease its reliance on fossil fuels, the Office of Naval Research (ONR) announced nine winners of an “Energy Challenge” that was issued at its recent Naval Energy Forum. 

The recipients, whose projects range from microbial to solar power, will receive up to $100,000 to apply toward their research area, said Dr. Rich Carlin, who heads ONR’s Sea Warfare and Weapons Department. 

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