Factsheet: EISA 2007: Grants for biofuel production R&D

EISA 2007: Grants for biofuel production R&D

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Energy Independence and Security Act EISA 2007: Grants for biofuel production research and development
Description: 
SEC. 223. Grants for biofuel production research and development in certain States Grants to eligible entities for research, development, demonstration, and commercial application of biofuel production technologies in States with low rates of ethanol production, including low rates of production of cellulosic biomass ethanol. The overall legislation is Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 who supported the continued development and use of biofuels, including a significantly expanded Renewable Fuels Standard, requiring 36 bgy renewable fuels by 2022 with annual requirements for advanced biofuels, cellulosic biofuels and biobased diesel.
Goal/Aim: 
stimulate advanced biofuels
Responsible Authority: 
U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Status:

Trade Relevance: 
Could increase domestic demand of biomass for biofuels => availability for export
Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2008
Year Instrument & Measure Ended: 
2010