Last week, U.S. Department of Energy  ("DOE") Secretary Steven Chu and U.S. Department of Agriculture ("USDA") Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the winning candidates for up to $6.3 million in awards for research leading to improved use of plant feedstocks for biofuel production.  The seven projects announced follow the green jobs and renewable energy Rural Tour event hosted by

In general, parties that are considering applying for Stimulus Act funding for their project must preregister at the following websites: 

  • Applicants must obtain a Dun and Bradstreet Universal Numbering System number (DUNS)
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  • Applicants must register with the Central Contractor Registration (CCR) 
    CCR website:
  • Applicants must register with FedConnect to submit