Other Energy Programs
Biorefinery Assistance Program (Section 9003)
Business, Energy, and Cooperative Programs offer a variety of assistance to rural business and communities. The programs revolve around financial partnerships with local economic organizations such as banks, lenders, economic development groups, cities, counties, tribes, and utility cooperatives.
Repowering Assistance Program (Section 9004)
Provides payments to biorefineries that use fossil fuels to produce
heat and power to replace the fossil fuels with renewable biomass.
To be eligible, the biorefineries must have been in existence as of
June 18, 2008, and applicants must demonstrate the economic,
technical, and environmental feasibility of the proposed biomass
Bioenergy Program for Advanced Biofuels (Section 9005)
Provides payments to producers to support and expand production of
advanced biofuels refined from sources other than cornstarch.
To be eligible, producers must enter into a contract with USDA Rural
Development for advanced biofuels production and submit records to
document such production.
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