Grant Award # ARV-10-017 to Great Valley Energy, LLC (Recipient)


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Energy Commission (California Energy Commission)
Document Title
Grant Award # ARV-10-017 to Great Valley Energy, LLC (Recipient)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The project will fund a comprehensive feasibility study and operation of a pilot facility to analyze the economic and technical feasibility of constructing a commercial-scale manufacturing facility that will produce ethanol from sweet sorghum for use as a biofuel. The project benefits the public by demonstrating the cost-effectiveness and feasibility of alternative fuel technology, thereby reducing dependence on petroleum fuels and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Contact Information
Kristen Driskell
California Energy Commission
1516 Ninth Street, MS-48
Sacramento, CA 95814

(916) 654-3951



Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15262 & 15301
Reasons for Exemption
The pilot facility will operate in an existing facility in the Cal-Central Business Park, requiring some interior modifications and no negligible expansion of the current use. There are no emissions or discharges from the pilot facility, and it complies with existing zoning.
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