Biodiesel Production Incentive (Arkansas)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Arkansas

Name Biodiesel Production Incentive
Incentive Type Performance-Based Incentive
Applicable Sector Industrial
Eligible Technologies Biodiesel
Active Incentive No

Implementing Sector State/Territory
Energy Category Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Amount 0.10 per gallon

Start Date 2003-01-01

Maximum Incentive 500,000 per year

Date added to DSIRE 2003-07-09
Last DSIRE Review 2004-06-08

References DSIRE[1]


The Biodiesel Incentive Act, enacted in April 2003, created a production incentive for qualified biodiesel producers and a tax credit for biodiesel suppliers in Arkansas. The Alternative Fuels Commission, created by HB 1306 (2003), awards biodiesel producers $0.10 per gallon for each gallon of pure biodiesel, with a maximum award of $500,000 per tax year. This incentive applies to tax years beginning on or after January 1, 2003.

The biodiesel production incentive is funded by the Alternative Fuels Fund, also created by HB 1306 (2003). Under this legislation, an electric or natural gas utility may elect to contribute to the Arkansas Alternative Fuels Fund and the Arkansas Weatherization Assistance Fund. Each participating utility will be assessed $0.001 (one-tenth of one cent) per kilowatt-hour for power sold to residential customers, with a maximum assessment of $1.00 per person per month. The Alternative Fuels Fund will receive 30% of the total sum; the Weatherization Assistance Fund will receive 70%.

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: SB 363
Date Effective 2003-01-01
Date Enacted 2003-04-15

  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)"