Biorefinery

STAKEHOLDER ANNOUNCEMENT USDA Seeks Applications for Loans to Develop Biofuels, Renewable Chemicals and Biobased Products

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Donald “DJ” LaVoy today announced the Department is accepting applications for loan guarantees to develop, construct and retrofit commercial scale biorefineries to develop advanced biofuels, renewable chemicals, or biobased products.

USDA is making the funding available through the Biorefinery, Renewable Chemical, and Biobased Product Manufacturing Assistance Program.

USDA is Seeking Applications for Funding to Support Commercial-scale Biorefineries

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development is seeking applications for funding to support the development on a commercial scale of biofuels that use renewable feedstocks.

The Biorefinery, Renewable Chemical, and Biobased Product Manufacturing Assistance Program provides loan guarantees to help develop, construct, or retrofit commercial-scale biorefineries and to develop renewable chemicals and biobased product manufacturing facilities.

STAKEHOLDER ANNOUNCEMENT USDA Announces $5 Million to Incentive Renewable Biomass Use in Biorefineries

Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett has announced that USDA is accepting applications to encourage the use of renewable biomass as an alternative for fossil fuels to operate eligible biorefineries.Funding is being made available under the Repowering Assistance Program. To be eligible, biorefineries must have been in existence on or before June 18, 2008.

STAKEHOLDER ANNOUNCEMENT: USDA Seeks Applications for Investments to Encourage the Use of Bioenergy to Operate Biorefineries

Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett today announced that USDA is accepting applications to encourage the use of renewable biomass as an alternative for fossil fuels to operate eligible biorefineries.

   Funding is being made available under the Repowering Assistance Program. To be eligible, biorefineries must have been in existence on or before June 18, 2008. This program provides financial incentives to install new systems that use or produce new energy from renewable biomass.