Biofuel Research & Development
ADVANCED BIOFUEL TECHNOLOGIES PROGRAM
Administered by: Environmental Protection Agency in consultation with the Department of Agriculture and the Biomass R&D Technical Advisory Committee
Annual funding: $110 million per year from FY2005 through FY2009 authorized by the Energy Policy Act of 2005
Established: Calendar Year 2005 by §1514 of the Energy Policy Act of 2005
Scheduled termination: None
Description: This program is established to demonstrate advanced technologies for the production of alternative transportation fuels. Funding will be granted to programs that demonstrate 4 or more different conversion technologies for cellulosic biomass ethanol and to programs that demonstrate 5 or more technologies for co-producing value-added bioproducts resulting from the production of biodiesel. Funding will be awarded through a merit based, competitive process.
Qualified applicant: Groups with the relevant capabilities; priority will be given to projects that enhance the geographical diversity of alternative fuels production and utilizes non-traditional ethanol and biodiesel feedstocks.
For more information: Visit the DOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Biomass Program at http://www1.eere.energy.gov/biomass/
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