California Awards 1.8M to Yokayo Biofuels for Biodiesel Expansion
by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) In California, the state Energy Commission today unanimously approved funding of $1,974,330 for the expansion and upgrade of a biodiesel production facility and buy-downs of alternative-fuel vehicles.
The awards improve the environment, reduce use of foreign oil and help to fulfill the state’s pioneering climate-change policies. They are available through the Energy Commission’s Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology Program, created by Assembly Bill 118.
Yokayo Biofuels, Inc., will receive $1,860,330 to expand and upgrade its facilities, increasing its biodiesel production capacity from 1,400 gallons a day to 2,000 gallons a day using a pioneering enzymatic production process. READ MORE