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Bio-Oil Stabilization and Commoditization

Open Date: 04/06/2012

Close Date: 05/29/2012

Funding Organization: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

Funding Number: DE-FOA-0000686

Summary:

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is intended for research and development (R&D) at either Technology Readiness Levels (TRLs) 2 through 3 in Topic Area 1, or TRL 4 through 6 in Topic Area 2, that will accelerate the development of thermochemical liquefaction technologies to produce a bio-oil feedstock from biomass considered to be a high-impact feedstock or from algal biomass.

The bio-oil feedstock produced must be utilized within a petroleum refinery and leverage its existing capital for further processing to final fuels (such as renewable gasoline, diesel, or jet fuel) that will contribute to the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007, Renewable Fuels Standard volumetric goals for advanced biofuels.

For more information, see the full solicitation.

Last updated: 04/24/2012

Funding amounts and schedules are subject to change.