The Department of Energy recognized the National Advanced Biofuels Consortium’s initial selection of two drop-in biofuels technology pathways August 15. The pathways, Fermentation of Lignocellulosic Sugars and Catalysis of Lignocellulosic Sugars, to move into stage II will be funded with $26 million from the Department of Energy and will leverage an additional $12 million in cost share.