Country:Canada
Year:2003
Policy status:Superseded
Date Effective:2003
Policy Type:Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D)
Renewable Energy Policy Targets:Bioenergy, Biofuels for transport
Policy Sector:Transport
Agency:Natural Resources Canada (NRCan)
Legal References:2003 Federal Budget
Funding:$11.9 million over 4 years
Renewable Energy Description:

This initiative was to provide incentives for industrial-scale biodiesel pilot plants and support demonstrations of their effectiveness to encourage broader use of this cleaner-burning alternative to conventional diesel. The initiative also included emissions analysis, fuel specifications and standards development, research and technology support, economic and technical assessment, and public awareness and outreach.

Climate Change Description:

This initiative was to provide incentives for industrial-scale biodiesel pilot plants and support demonstrations of their effectiveness to encourage broader use of this cleaner-burning alternative to conventional diesel. The initiative also included emissions analysis, fuel specifications and standards development, research and technology support, economic and technical assessment, and public awareness and outreach.

This record is superseded by:ecoENERGY for Biofuels

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