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Port receives grant from Department of Commerce

COLFAX — The Port of Whitman County was awarded a $200,000 grant on Wednesday, March 27, by the Washington State Department of Commerce towards its Alternative Energy Materials project.

The Port’s Alternative Energy Materials project is developing a clean hydrogen production material and manufacturing technology to produce advanced ceramic electrolyzers that use renewable power to make carbon neutral fuels and fertilizers.

“Whitman County currently lacks adequate facilities for researchers to pilot-scale engineering projects in areas such as bioproducts, hydrogen technology, and biofuels,” Por...


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