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ADECA. Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs. I-65 Alabama Clean Corridor Grant Program. Retailer Workshops September, 2007. I-65 Clean Corridor Project. Multi-state project funded by U.S. DOE to create a clean biofuel corridor from Lake Michigan to Gulf of Mexico

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i 65 alabama clean corridor grant program

ADECA

Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs

I-65 Alabama Clean Corridor Grant Program

Retailer Workshops

September, 2007

i 65 clean corridor project
I-65 Clean Corridor Project
  • Multi-state project funded by U.S. DOE to create a clean biofuel corridor from Lake Michigan to Gulf of Mexico
  • E85 and B20 retail outlets along I-65 in Alabama
    • Biofuel equipment and conversions

(tanks and pumps)

    • Installation and site prep
    • Signage
  • Biofuel marketing campaign
grants
Grants
  • 50% of purchase and installation costs of E85 and/or B20 refueling infrastructure
  • Up to $20,000 for E85 Infrastructure
  • Up to $20,000 for B20 Infrastructure
  • Up to $50,000 for Bio-Islands (E85 and B20 at same location)
acfc marketing support
ACFC Marketing Support
  • Grant Opening Media Events
  • Editorial Board Visits
  • Local Talk Radio
  • Identify Local Fleets and AFV Owners
  • Provide Info Packets
  • Coordinate Signage along I-65
  • Internet
applicant eligibility
Applicant Eligibility
  • Commercial refueling facilities selling transportation fuels to the general public
  • Projects must be completed by August 31, 2008
  • Sell biofuels and report on those sales through December 31, 2010
  • Advertise biofuel availability and post appropriate signage on location
application and grant process
Application and Grant Process
  • Download Application and Guidelines from alabamacleancorridors.com
  • Complete application and submit to ADECA by October 15, 2007
  • Applications will be evaluated by ADECA and ACFC
  • Applicants will notified of award or denial via email by November 1, 2007
  • Awardees register with the Indiana Secretary of State’s Office ($30 filing fee) and complete NEPA documents
grant process cont
Grant Process, Cont.
  • Winning applications will be forwarded to the State of Indiana
  • Award letters and grant agreements (contracts) will be sent directly to awardees by the State of Indiana
  • Awardees will sign and return contracts to Indiana
  • Fully executed grant agreements will be issued by the State of Indiana by February 15, 2008
additional requirements
Additional Requirements
  • National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Environmental Questionnaire
    • Include pictures of work site and surrounding area
    • Copies of necessary permits
    • Don’t leave anything blank
    • Start the process as soon as possible
  • Fuel Quality Certification
  • Reporting
    • Quarterly project progress reports detailing activities, budget and expenditures, amount of biofuels sold, and average price per gallon
    • Final Narrative Report due January 31, 2009
    • Reports on fuel sales through January 31, 2010
scoring criteria
Scoring Criteria
  • Application completeness to include two price quotes on equip & installation, proof of insurance, etc.
  • Ability to complete project within specified timeframe
  • Location of project site
  • Estimated annual sales
  • Marketing plan
  • Bio-Island
  • Conversion vs. new installation
  • Multiple location by single applicant
timeline
Timeline
  • October 15, 2007 - Application due to ADECA
  • November 1, 2007 - Award Notification
  • November 15, 2007- Grant agreements (contracts) will be sent directly to awardee by the State of Indiana
    • After execution by the awardee the contract will be sent back to the State of Indiana for review and signature.
  • February 15, 2008 -Anticipated completion of the review and signature phase of process. Signed grant agreements (contracts) will be issued by the State of Indiana.
  • April 15, 2008 – First quarterly report due
    • Quarterly reporting will continue through January 31, 2010
  • August 31, 2008 – Project must be completed andclaim vouchers submitted for reimbursement
  • December 31, 2010 – Final sales reported through this date
for additional information
Kathy Hornsby

ADECA -EWT

P.O. Box 5690

Montgomery, AL 36103-5690

334.242.5284

www.adeca.alabama.gov

kathy.hornsby@adeca.alabama.gov

Mark Bentley

ACFC

2131 Data Office Drive, Suite 240

Birmingham, AL 35244

205.402.2755

www.AlabamaCleanFuels.org

mark@AlabamaCleanFuels.org

ADECA

Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs

For Additional Information