Eligible Recipients

An Eligible Recipient is either an existing producer or a new producer.

An Existing Producer is as a business organization:

  • that has full ownership of the equipment and/or structure housing the equipment necessary for the production of “renewable alternative(s) to gasoline and/or diesel”, in Canada; and
  • that carries on or executes the entire “end-to-end production process” (as defined by the Program) of the “renewable alternative(s) to gasoline and/or diesel” solely in Canada; and
  • that will be producing by March 31, 2010, “renewable alternative(s) to gasoline and/or diesel”; and
  • that is not subject to a controlling interest by a federal, provincial, or municipal government; and
  • that meets the criteria set out by the ecoENERGY for Biofuels Program.

A New Producer is as a business organization:

  • that has or will have full ownership of the equipment and/or structure housing the equipment necessary for the production of “renewable alternative(s) to gasoline and/or diesel” in Canada; and
  • that carries on or executes the entire “end-to-end production process” (as defined by the Program) of the “renewable alternative(s) to gasoline and/or diesel” solely in Canada; and
  • that, although not producing by March 31, 2010, “renewable alternative(s) to gasoline and/or diesel”, is able to demonstrate an “advanced state of readiness” (as defined by the Program) by March 31, 2010; and
  • that is not subject to a controlling interest by a federal, provincial, or municipal government; and
  • that meets the criteria set out by the ecoENERGY for Biofuels Program.