Policy status:Ended
Date Effective:2009
Date Ended:30 June 2012
Policy Type:Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D), Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives>Grants and subsidies
Policy Target:Bioenergy>Biofuels for transport
Policy Sector:Transport
Agency:Australian Renewable Energy Agency
Funding:AUD 15 million

The Second Generation Biofuels Research and Development (Gen 2) Program was a competitive grants program which supported the research, development and demonstration of new biofuel technologies and feedstocks that address the sustainable development of a biofuels industry in Australia. Applications for the Program closed on 30 January 2009.  ARENA assumed responsibility, from the former Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism, for projects supported under the program. 

Related policies:The Australian Centre for Renewable Energy , Clean Energy Initiative
This record supersedes:Renewable Energy Demonstration Program (REDP)

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