Advancing Colorado’s Renewable Energy (ACRE) Doles out Colorado Renewable Energy Grants
by Bryan Sims (Biodiesel Magazine) The Advancing Colorado’s Renewable Energy program awarded 15 grants totaling more than $600,000 in an effort to spur additional instate renewable energy development. Administered by the Colorado Agricultural Value Added Development Board, ACRE specifically encourages and promotes business projects that add value to agricultural products, as well as agricultural energy-related projects.
…Two of the seven feasibility study grant recipients specifically addressed biodiesel as their primary focus. Boulder County was awarded $24,500 to develop a local biodiesel supply chain in the county, and Yuma Conservation District was awarded $20,870 to assess the feasibility of a northeastern Colorado biodiesel facility.
…RMSE Biodiesel of Morgan County was awarded $100,000 to assist in the development of a vertically-integrated biodiesel production facility.
… SE Colorado RC&D of Otero County was awarded $49,186 for engine performance testing, fuels evaluation and enterprise budgeting for diesel biofuel. READ MORE