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MSU Student Entrepreneurs Win $100K Clean Energy Challenge

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(WLNS) - The team of student entrepreneurs from MSU won the $100,000 U.S. Department of Energy Student Challenge Prize at the 2014 Clean Energy Challenge held in Chicago recently.
The start-up team Black Pine Engineering developed the Woven Wheel System, an advanced turbo-machinery system composed of carbon fiber and used for retrofitting geothermal power plants.
The MSU team competed against five other student-led start-up businesses.
Black Pine Engineering will now move on to a national competition to be held at June.  Top prize in that contest is also $100,000.

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