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
$5,000,000

American Biodiesel, Inc. dba Community Fuels
Increased efficiency for processing low carbon intensity biodiesel feedstocks at an existing biorefinery
$4,183,421

AltAir Fuels, LLC
AltAir Fuels, LLC Commercial Scale Biofuels Production Facility
$5,000,000

UrbanX Renewables Group, Inc.
Modifying and Expanding an Existing Biodiesel Facility to a Feedstock Flexible NOx-Neutral Renewable Diesel BioRefinery
$5,000,000

Calgren Renewable Fuels
CALGREN: California In-state Sorghum Program
$3,000,000

Pacific Ethanol Development, LLC
Pacific Ethanol: California In State Sorghum Program
$3,000,000

Aemetis Inc
The Aemetis Low-Carbon Sorghum
$3,000,000

Recology Inc.
Recology Hay Road Anaerobic Digester Facility
$5,000,000

City of San Mateo
Wastewater Digester Gas to Biomethane for Vehicle Fuel
$2,450,000

City of Napa
Napa Renewable Resources Project – Anaerobic Digestion to RNG
$3,000,000

Colony Energy Partners Tulare LLC
Demonstration of the Colony Energy Organic Power System (CEOPS) at the Endeavor Facility
$5,000,000

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

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