USDA Announces $181 Million for Advanced Biorefineries
USDA has announced the availability of $181 million through the 9003 Biorefinery Assistance program to develop commercial-scale biorefineries or retrofit existing facilities with appropriate technology to develop advanced biofuels.
The Biorefinery Assistance Program was created through the 2008 Farm Bill and is administered by USDA Rural Development. It provides loan guarantees up to $250 million to viable commercial-scale facilities to develop new and emerging technologies for advanced biofuels.
Westar Trade Resources has been at the forefront of the application process for these loan guarantees, and assisted these companies and others compete for funding.
Applications for biorefinery assistance are due by January 30, 2014. Contact Westar at 866-480-4405 for a free eligibility evaluation and more information about how to apply, and view http://www.westartrade.com/usda-9003-biorefinery-loan-guarantee-program/
Recent Westar client winners include: