Country:United States
Policy status:Ended
Date Effective:2008
Date Ended:2015
Policy Type:Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives>Grants and subsidies, Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives, Economic Instruments>Direct investment>Funds to sub-national governments, Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives>Taxes, Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives>Tax relief
Policy Target:Transport>Passenger, Framework/ Multi-sectoral Policy, Transport, Transport>Freight
Agency:US Depertment of Energy (DOE)
Legal References:Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007, Section 207
Funding:USD 500 million authorized for fiscal years 2008-2015

Grants for Production of Advanced Biofuels, led by DOE, is a grant program to encourage the production of advanced biofuels that reduce GHGs by more than 80%. Grants are awarded for advanced biofuels with the greatest reduction (at least 80%) in life-cycle GHG emissions when compared to motor vehicle fuel life-cycle emissions during calendar year 2005.

This record is superseded by:Rural Development Biofuels Programs

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