Projects designed to use biogas or biomass as a source of fuel to produce electricity with combined heat and power (CHP) through gasification, co-firing or anaerobic digestion technologies are being targeted.
Applicants are eligible for incentives up to 50% of the total project cost. The maximum award for biogas or biomass to energy feasibility studies is $2,500. The maximum grant amount for biogas to energy systems is $225,000 and the maximum grant for biomass to energy systems is $500,000.
DCEO is now accepting grant applications for this program. Applications will be accepted until April 30th, 2012 or until program funds run out, whichever comes first. Please download the guidelines and application form here - Biogas and Biomass to Energy Grant Program Guidelines and Application Form.
For more information on the Biogas and Biomass to Energy Grant Program, please contact:
University of Illinois at Chicago, Energy Resources Center