Today the USDA announced the establishment of the first official Biomass Crop Assistance Program Project Area.
The federal biomass program, established in the 2008 Farm Bill, incentivizes the production of crops for biofuels.
Earlier this week, our friend Bob at Pacific Gas & Electric sent over a copy of a paper he wrote for a sustainable building advisor course he is completing.
The USDA and Department of Energy are jointly offering $30 million in federal funding to support research and development in advanced biofuels, bioenergy, and high-value biobased products through the Biomass Research and Development Initiative.
The funding is expected to support five to ten projects over three to four years.
USDA Rural Development is now accepting applications for its Rural Energy for America Program.
The federal program provides grants and loan guarantees to agriculture producers and small rural businesses for energy efficiency improvement projects and renewable energy projects.
The “Interim Rule” for the 2010 Value-Added Producer Grant (VAPG) was issued February 23, 2011.
The 2011 California Specialty Crop Block Grant (SCBG) application period was announced on Wednesday, November 10, 2010. Concept proposals are due December 20, 2010; if your concept is selected for a full proposal, the full proposal will be due March 8, 2011.
Welcome back my friends to the Land of Weird. So much to choose from this time around…
It’s hard to imagine a grant program that generates more “buzz” than the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP). We get calls on it all the time from across the nation. I mean, this grant has it all: non-profits and universities aren’t eligible, small businesses and individuals are