U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
EERE Financial Opportunities
Recovery Act Funding for Expansion of Infrastructure for Higher Ethanol Blends
Open Date: 08/04/2009
Close Date: 09/30/2009
Funding Organization: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Funding Number: DE-FOA-0000125
This funding opportunity announcement aims to increase the availability and use of potential gasoline/ethanol blends up to E85 (85% ethanol) through two Topic Areas:
- Refueling Infrastructure for Ethanol Blends: Cost-shared projects to modify, upgrade, or expand the infrastructure at retail fueling locations to accommodate gasoline-ethanol blends up to E85
- Outreach for Ethanol Blends: Projects which will increase public awareness of the benefits, safety, and use of ethanol blends as a transportation fuel.
The infrastructure and outreach supported by this funding opportunity announcement will help the nation expand its renewable energy infrastructure while reducing its greenhouse gases emissions, fossil energy consumption, and dependence on foreign oil by increasing the infrastructure necessary for expanded renewable fuel use and expedited deployment of biofuels.
For more information, see the full solicitation.
Funding amounts and schedules are subject to change.