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South Dakota School of Mines & Technology vying to establish international center for solid-state batteries

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The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology is vying to establish an international center to develop solid-state batteries which will be safer, cheaper, smaller and more efficient than lithium ion batteries. Each university received $15,000 of the planning grant. NSF will evaluate CEPS’ progress during the conference this week.

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Chromatin signs pact with POET to use South Dakota-grown sorghum in ethanol production

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has entered into an agreement with POET, LLC, one of the world’s largest ethanol producers, for the use of sorghum grown in South Dakota in the production of ethanol. Chromatin said the agreement covers up to 4,400 acres of sorghum grain that will be grown in South Dakota. Chromatin, Inc.

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J.D. Power: US growing increasingly divided on EV adoption

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Meanwhile, the states with the lowest levels of EV adoption—Michigan, Iowa, Kansas, Arkansas, Mississippi, Wyoming, Louisiana, South Dakota, West Virginia and North Dakota—have gone in the opposite direction, with adoption rates declining on average in the first half of 2023.

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US EIA: Iowa produced more than one-quarter of all US-produced fuel ethanol in 2018

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Other Midwestern states that produced more than one billion gallons were Nebraska, Illinois, Minnesota, Indiana, and South Dakota. Fuel ethanol is used as an oxygenate in gasoline and to produce E-85 fuel. In all, twenty-five states produced fuel ethanol in 2018.

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Electrify America adds road-trip chargers next to Wall Drug

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The Volkswagen-funded charging network on Wednesday announced groundbreaking of charging sites in South Dakota and Wyoming. Working to fill gaps in its network, Electrify America is adding charging stations in new locations, including one site near a famous roadside attraction.

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Tesla Model 3 & Tesla Autopilot On ~1500 Mile Cross-Country Adventure

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Our Tesla Model 3 cross-country road trip state-by-state breakdown: Utah: 99 miles, Wyoming: 450 miles, South Dakota: 450 miles, Minnesota: 250 miles, Wisconsin: 240 miles.

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USDA providing $700M to provide economic relief to more than 100 biofuel producers and 195 facilities

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The USDA funding will support biofuel producers in California, Colorado, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia and Wisconsin.