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California Proposes $46.3 Million for Advanced Biofuels

In California, the California Energy Commission recommended awards of $46.6 million to 11 biofuels and biomethane projects.

Funding of proposed projects resulting from this solicitation is contingent upon the approval at a publicly noticed business meeting at the Energy Commission in Sacramento, California, and execution of a grant agreement.

The winning projects and award amounts are:

Crimson Renewable Energy LP
Bakersfield Biodiesel Production Plant Expansion Project–Phase II

American Biodiesel, Inc. dba Community Fuels
Increased efficiency for processing low carbon intensity biodiesel feedstocks at an existing biorefinery

AltAir Fuels, LLC
AltAir Fuels, LLC Commercial Scale Biofuels Production Facility

UrbanX Renewables Group, Inc.
Modifying and Expanding an Existing Biodiesel Facility to a Feedstock Flexible NOx-Neutral Renewable Diesel BioRefinery

Calgren Renewable Fuels
CALGREN: California In-state Sorghum Program

Pacific Ethanol Development, LLC
Pacific Ethanol: California In State Sorghum Program

Aemetis Inc
The Aemetis Low-Carbon Sorghum

Recology Inc.
Recology Hay Road Anaerobic Digester Facility

City of San Mateo
Wastewater Digester Gas to Biomethane for Vehicle Fuel

City of Napa
Napa Renewable Resources Project – Anaerobic Digestion to RNG

Colony Energy Partners Tulare LLC
Demonstration of the Colony Energy Organic Power System (CEOPS) at the Endeavor Facility


This article was originally published on Biofuels Digest and was republished with permission.

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