Lignol receives $6.8 million

Lignol Innovations Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Lignol Energy Corp., recently received $6.8 million in additional grants for its cellulosic ethanol development. Sustainable Development Technology Canada awarded Lignol up to $2.7 million on top of $1.7 million that it doled out earlier. Also, the Alberta government granted Lignol up to $4.1 million on top of $870,000 it previously announced in May. Lignol recently moved to Burnaby, British Columbia, where it is building a cellulosic ethanol pilot plant on the campus of the British Columbia Institute of Technology.