ZeaChem completes contract for $12M for drop-in fuel R&D, from USDA

February 24, 2012 |

In Colorado, Zeachem reports they have successfully completed contract negotiations to receive its portion of $12 million of a $40 million grant from USDA for the development of advanced drop in fuels.  The company will implement the AFRI project at its existing Boardman 250,000 GPY demonstration biorefinery.  Design of the AFRI project is underway and the equipment modules are expected to be installed in 2013. Production of bio-based jet and diesel is expected to begin in 2013 and production of bio-based gasoline, part of the C3 product platform, will follow in 2015.

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