View Full Version : USDA wants biorefinery grant requests for new technologies

1st December 2008, 10:18 PM
(automatically updated/inserted from The Big Biofuels Blog)

The USDA wants requests for loans to build biofuel plants (http://www.usda.gov/wps/portal/%21ut/p/_s.7_0_A/7_0_1OB?contentidonly=true&contentid=2008/11/0298.xml) that do not use corn starch as the raw material starting point.

The Biorefinery Assistance Program provides loan guarantees for thedevelopment, construction and retrofitting of viable commercial-scalebiorefineries producing advanced biofuels. The maximum loan guaranteeis $250 million per project subject to the availability of funds.

Preference is given to commercial applications of new technology...

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