Tag: CEC

Oberon Fuels wins nearly $2.9 million grant from CEC for DME production

Oberon Fuels wins nearly $2.9 million grant from CEC for DME production

July 1, 2019 |

In California, Oberon Fuels, a producer of clean-burning dimethyl ether (DME) transportation fuel, has been officially awarded a grant for $2,876,139 from the California Energy Commission (CEC) for a first-of-its-kind, multi-phase project to produce the first renewable dimethyl ether (rDME), a clean-burning, ultra-low-carbon transportation fuel, in the U.S. The CEC formally approved the award at […]

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SoCalGas awarded $3M for hydrothermal processing technology

SoCalGas awarded $3M for hydrothermal processing technology

April 21, 2019 |

In California, the California Energy Commission (CEC) awarded Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) a $3 million grant to fund the next phase of development of a new technology that doubles the amount of renewable energy created from the decomposition of organic material at wastewater treatment plants. The new process, known as Hydrothermal Processing (HTP), reduces […]

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New Leaf Biofuels up for $3.8 million CEC grant to double production capacity

New Leaf Biofuels up for $3.8 million CEC grant to double production capacity

March 9, 2017 |

In California, the California Energy Commission has proposed a $3.8 million grant for New Leaf Biofuels to double its biodiesel production to 12 million gallons per year as part of the “Community-Scale and Commercial-Scale Advanced Biofuels Production Facilities” funding program. The grant requires the company to match the funds with another $4.5 million. If the […]

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California Energy Commission staff will conduct a public workshop

California Energy Commission staff will conduct a public workshop

March 24, 2016 |

In California, California Energy Commission staff will conduct a public workshop for the Biofuels Program of the Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology Program (ARFVTP) on March 30. The purpose of this workshop is to strengthen stakeholder partnerships by establishing a permanent, regular public forum for planning and strategizing California biofuel investments. One of […]

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CEC announces up to $3 million in grants for early stage biofuels technology

CEC announces up to $3 million in grants for early stage biofuels technology

October 28, 2014 |

In California, the state’s energy commission has announced up to $3 million in funding under its Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology Program (ARFVTP) for early and pre-commercial stage biofuel technologies. Diesel substitutes, gasoline substitutes and methane substitutes are allowed under the call. Pre-proposals are due Dec. 17.  

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CEC approves $4 million grant for Community Fuels

CEC approves $4 million grant for Community Fuels

October 8, 2014 |

In California, the state’s energy commission has approved more than $4 million in grants to Community Fuels to help them boost their production and efficiency at their biodiesel plant in Stockton. The company uses waste grease as well as agricultural residues as feedstock. The funding was part of an overall loan and grant package of […]

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California Energy Commission grants $4.6 million to power ethanol plant

California Energy Commission grants $4.6 million to power ethanol plant

March 13, 2014 |

In California, the state’s energy commission has awarded $4.6 million to Pixley Biogas who will set up an anaerobic digester using dairy waste with the power then used to run the neighboring Calgren Renewable Fuels Biorefinery. The biorefinery produces ethanol in Pixley.

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California Energy Commission awards $5 million for waste-to-biofuel demo plant

California Energy Commission awards $5 million for waste-to-biofuel demo plant

October 10, 2012 |

In California, a commercial waste-to-biofuels demonstration facility is being funded by the California Energy Commission. Located at the Port of West Sacramento, the project is a joint venture between Sierra Energy Corp. and SacPort BioFuels, which will produce biodiesel from locally generated, non-recyclable waste. The $5 million investment grant will go towards the manufacture and […]

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California launches $37 million RFP for new low-carb biofuel technologies

California launches $37 million RFP for new low-carb biofuel technologies

January 18, 2012 |

In California, the California Energy Commission has launched a $37 million call for proposals looking for new technologies to produce biomethane, diesel and gasoline replacements that have better environmental performance than methane, biodiesel from soy, and ethanol produced for existing feedstocks in the state. Funds can cover the entire development chain from early technology development […]

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California OKs $29M in grants for 7 renewables projects

California OKs $29M in grants for 7 renewables projects

July 15, 2011 |

In California, the California Energy Commission has approved more than $29 million for seven projects.  One project is for hydrogen refueling, two are for LNG/CNG fueling, but the other four are for biomethane production.  Of these four projects, three are for using biomethane as a transportation fuel Sonoma County Transit, heavy duty trash recycling trucks […]

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