IRVINE, Calif., July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BlueFire Ethanol Fuels, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BFRE), a company focused on changing the world's transportation fuel paradigm through the production of ethanol from non-food cellulosic wastes, today announced that the Department of Energy has determined that BlueFire Ethanol has met the requirements necessary for Phase I of the application process and that the company has been invited to continue on to Phase II for the financing of their Fulton, MS Project.
The loan guarantee pursuant to this program would support the construction of BlueFire's commercial (cellulosic) biofuels plant planned in Fulton, MS. Under this program BlueFire has requested $250 million, which would be combined with the previously awarded $88 million dollar grant and other resources to provide sufficient capital for the project's construction and launch of the facility. The Fulton facility will produce 19 million gallons of ethanol per year from woody biomass, mill residue, and other cellulosic waste
|SOURCE BlueFire Ethanol Fuels, Inc.|
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