Authorization for Biofuel Production Grants

Archived: 07/01/2017

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture may establish a program to provide grants to biofuel producers for up to $2.1053 per million British Thermal Unit (MMbtu) for advanced biofuel produced from cellulosic biomass and $1.053 per MMbtu for advanced biofuel produced from sugar- or starch-based crops. Eligible facilities must obtain 80% of their feedstocks from Minnesota; begin production by June 30, 2025; and not produce more than 23,750 MMbtu of biofuel quarterly before July 1, 2015. Additional requirements apply. Payments will not be made for production that occurs after June 30, 2035. (Reference House File 2749, 2016, and Minnesota Statutes 41A.15, 41A.16, and 239.051)

Jurisdiction: Minnesota

Type: Laws and Regulations

Enacted: Jun 13, 2015

Amended: Jun 1, 2016

Technologies: Biodiesel, Ethanol

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