The University of Kentucky won a $1.9 million federal grant Thursday for a research project that a U.S. Department of Energy news release says "could fundamentally change the way the country uses and produces energy."
The project at UK's Center for Applied Energy Research is among 37 energy-related projects nationwide that were awarded a total of $106 million.
The UK project is aimed at removing carbon pollution from coal-fired power plants in a cheaper way. Others focus on producing advanced biofuels more efficiently from renewable electricity and designing new types of batteries to make electric vehicles more affordable.
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