Regional Biomass Energy Programs

Help meet the President's goal of significantly increasing America's use of fuels, chemicals, materials, and power made from domestic biomass on a sustainable basis.

This is a Congressionally-directed project.

Funding is not available to the general public.




Related Programs

Examples of Funded Projects

Northeast, Northwest, Southeast, Great Lakes, and Western Regional Biomass Energy Programs received funding.


Agency - Department of Energy

The Department of Energy's goal is to advance national, economic and energy security in the U.S.; to promote scientific and technological innovation in support of that goal; and to ensure environmental cleanup of the national nuclear weapons complex.

Office - See Appendix IV of the Catalog.



Selected Recipients for this Program


RecipientAmount Start DateEnd Date
Innovate Mississippi $ 3,951,750   2005-08-302013-12-31
Munster, Town Of-$ 254,161   2008-07-302013-10-31
Pecos Valley Biomass $ 2,378,750   2009-11-062013-03-31
Michigan Economic Development Corporation $ 1,341,140   2010-03-012012-01-31
Alaska Energy Authority (inc)-$ 537   2002-01-022008-09-30
Environmental Res & Edu Found $ 500,000   2001-09-282008-05-30
State Of Montana $ 14,473   2002-01-022007-12-31
Washington State University-$ 239   2002-01-022007-09-30
Alliance To Save Energy $ 700,000   2002-01-162006-10-30
Alliance To Save Energy $ 512,500   2002-01-162006-10-30



Program Accomplishments

The development of biomass energy technologies have been advanced on a regional basis.

Uses and Use Restrictions

Assistance may be used to develop and transfer any of several biomass energy technologies to the scientific and industrial communities.

For regional programs, such technologies will be appropriate for the needs and resources of particular regions of the United States.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

Profit organizations; private nonprofit institutions/organizations; intrastate, interstate, State and local government agencies, and universities may apply.

Beneficiary Eligibility

Profit organizations; private nonprofit institutions/organizations; intrastate, interstate, State and local government agencies, universities will benefit.

Credentials/Documentation

Costs will be determined in accordance with OMB Circular No. A-87 for State and local governments.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

The standard application forms as furnished by the Federal agency and required by OMB Circular No.

A-102 must be used for this program.

This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.

12372.

Application Procedures

This is a Congressionally-directed program. Financial assistance application forms can be downloaded from http://www.grants.gov .

Award Procedures

Varies.

Deadlines

Varies.

Authorization

Department of Energy Organization Act of 1977, as amended, Public Law 95-91; Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, Public Law 99-500.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

Varies.

Appeals

None.

Renewals

Renewals are subject to review by the headquarters program office and subject to the availability for funds.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

This program has no statutory formula, but cost sharing is encouraged and is a factor in the award decision process.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

Varies.

Post Assistance Requirements

Reports

Quarterly progress and expenditure reports.

Final report at conclusion.

Audits

In accordance with the provisions of OMB Circular No. A-133, (Revised, June 27, 2003), "Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations," nonfederal entities that expend financial assistance of $500,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Nonfederal entities that expend less than $500,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements that year, except as noted in Circular No. A-133.

Records

None.

Financial Information

Account Identification

89-0224-0-1-271.

Obigations

FY 07 $395,000; FY 08 est $75,131; and FY 09 est $90,000.

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

Varies.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

To determine how to submit an application and find out about other government procurement rules and regulations, please visit the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Project Management Center website at https://www.eere-pmc.energy.gov.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

See Appendix IV of the Catalog.

Headquarters Office

Office of Biomass Program, EE-2E, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Ave., SW, Washington, DC 20585. Telephone: (202) 586-8798.

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

This is a Congressionally-directed program. Minimal funding is available to the general public. Merit of the proposal is determined by: (1) Technical relevance to program objectives; (2) potential contribution of the feedstock or conversion process to the energy needs of the region; (3) environmental and employment considerations; and (4) amount of cost-sharing by recipient.



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