Energy Farm

The 320-acre Energy Farm on the Urbana-Champaign campus’ South Farms

In their search for alternative energy resources, researchers at the University of Illinois have access to this gigantic “living laboratory”

Research

Completed Research

Energy Biosciences Institute

Ongoing

Center for Advanced Bioenergy and Bioproducts Innovation

Agroforestry for Food Project

RIPE

Leverhulme Centre for Climate Change Mitigation

Terra MEPP

Coordinated Genetic Improvement of Bioenergy Sorghum for Compositional and Agronomic Traits

Geothermal Test Well

Perennial Grass Biomass Boiler

Future

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Miscanthus rhyzomes harvested by experimental propagation equipment

Miscanthus rhyzomes harvested by experimental propagation equipment

 

Hand planting of biofuel research plots

Hand planting of biofuel research plots

 

Single pass mower/conditioner baler testing in partnership with CNH Inc.

Single pass mower/conditioner baler testing in partnership with CNH Inc.

 

Willows in winter from woody biomass research plots

Willows in winter from woody biomass research plots