Factsheet: ARRA

ARRA

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
American Reinvestment and Recovery Act
Description: 
Provided funds for: • energy efficiency and renewable energy research • investment & grants to accelerate commercialization of advanced biofuels R&D • pilot-, demonstration-, and commercial-scale integrated biorefinery projects.
Goal/Aim: 
Increase the share of biofuels in transport. Support investments in energy efficient technologies
Responsible Authority: 
U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Department of Energy

Status:

Trade Relevance: 
May increase domestic demand of biomass for energy (biofuels) => availability for export
Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2009
Year Instrument & Measure Ended: 
2013