US Department of the Air Force

PD 14-1401 – Catalysis and Biocatalysis

Intent to Propose Due Date: April 27, 2017
Proposal Due Date: May 25, 2017

October 1 – October 20, Annually ThereafterThis Title III project is to further increase domestic advanced biofuels production capacity by establishing additional Integrated Biofuel Production Enterprise (IBPE) capabilities that represent a complete value chain including Feedstock production, Chemical conversion and processing, and Fuels blending, transportation and logistics. As well as to design, retrofit, construct, operate, validate and qualify domestic, commercial-scale, integrated biorefinery(s) capable of meeting the following requirements:
Capable of producing bio-equivalent fuels suitable for military use, Rated capacity of at least 10M gallons of neat biofuel per year, Producing fuel domestically, Acceptable feedstock, Compliant with Energy Independence Security Act of 2007 (EISA), Section 526 (greenhouse gases). Proposals may take the form of either Brown Field expansion/modification of existing Pilot-scale facilities, commercial-scale facilities, or new Green Field construction. Attention will be paid to enhancing merchant supplier capabilities in order to effectively serve the broad DoD and non-DoD communities.

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