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Published August 23, 2013, 09:42 AM

UND receives $500,000 grant for energy research

The U.S. Department of Energy grant will go toward a project to develop components for an advanced gas turbine that will capture and use natural gas.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The University of North Dakota is receiving $500,000 from the federal government to work on energy research.

The U.S. Department of Energy grant will go toward a project to develop components for an advanced gas turbine that will capture and use natural gas.

UND officials say researchers are looking for a way to produce clean energy while reducing flaring.

The Grand Forks school is one of 10 universities across the country selected for energy technology research.


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