U of Vermont to offer biomass-to-biofuels course

| May 31, 2010
During July, the University of Vermont will be offering a four-week four-credit biomass-to-biofuels course that will involve hands-on experience in liquid/solid biofuels and biogas, cover environmental, economic, social and other biofuel/biomass-related issues.

Topics to be covered include wood biomass-to-energy, grass energy, oilseed-based biodiesel, biogas from waste biomass, algae biofuels, integrated sustainability assessments of biofuels, economics of biofuels, and material and energy flows in combined food-energy systems for designing appropriate agricultural technologies.

The university recommends the course to degree and nondegree seeking students, farmers, budding entrepreneurs, teachers (interested in developing curriculum, or projects at school or college levels) and others.
For more information, visit http://learn.uvm.edu/igs/biomass_to_biofuels.