The U.S. Department of Energy announced Friday it will spend $564 million to speed up construction of 19 biorefineries that will turn agriculture and forest waste into diesel fuel. The list of projects:
_ Algenol Biofuels Inc., Freeport, Texas.
_ American Process Inc., Alpena, Mich.
_ Amyris Biotechnologies Inc., Emeryville, Calif.
_ Archer Daniels Midland, Decatur, Ill.
_ Bluefire LLC, Fulton, Miss.
_ BioEnergy International LLC, Lake Providence, La.
_ Clearfuels Technology Inc., Commerce City, Colo.
_ Elevance Renewable Sciences, Newton, Iowa.
_ Enerkem Corp., Pontotoc, Miss.
_ Gas Technology Institute, Des Plaines, Ill.
_ Haldor Topsoe Inc., Des Plaines, Ill.
_ ICM Inc., St. Joseph, Mo.
_ INEOS New Planet BioEnergy LLC, Vero Beach, Fla.
_ Logos Technologies, Visalia, Calif.
_ Renewable Energy Institute International, Toledo, Ohio.
_ Sapphire Energy Inc., Columbus, N.M.
_ Solazyme Inc., Riverside, Pa.
_ UOP LLC, Kapolei, Hawaii.
_ ZeaChem Inc., Boardman, Ore.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Energy