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[121 STAT. 1704]
[121 STAT. 1704]
PUBLIC LAW 110-000—MMMM. DD, 2007

121 STAT. 1704

PUBLIC LAW 110–140—DEC. 19, 2007

(e) ELIGIBLE PROJECTS.—An eligible entity may use an assistance award provided under this section to carry out a project relating to— (1) the conduct of studies of market opportunities for component manufacturing of renewable energy systems; (2) the conduct of multiyear applied research, development, demonstration, and deployment projects for advanced manufacturing processes, materials, and infrastructure for renewable energy systems; and (3) other similar ventures, as approved by the Secretary, that promote advanced manufacturing of renewable technologies. (f) CRITERIA AND GUIDELINES.—The Secretary shall establish criteria and guidelines for the submission, evaluation, and funding of proposed projects under the Program. (g) COST SHARING.—Section 988 of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (42 U.S.C. 16352) shall apply to a project carried out under this section. (h) DISCLOSURE.—The Secretary may, for a period of up to 5 years after an award is granted under this section, exempt from mandatory disclosure under section 552 of title 5, United States Code (popularly known as the Freedom of Information Act) information that the Secretary determines would be a privileged or confidential trade secret or commercial or financial information under subsection (b)(4) of such section if the information had been obtained from a non-Government party. (i) SENSE OF THE CONGRESS.—It is the sense of the Congress that the Secretary should ensure that small businesses engaged in renewable manufacturing be given priority consideration for the assistance awards provided under this section. (j) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.—There is authorized to be appropriated out of funds already authorized to carry out this section $25,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2008 through 2013, to remain available until expended.

Applicability.

TITLE VII—CARBON CAPTURE AND SEQUESTRATION Department of Energy Carbon Capture and Sequestration Research, Development, and Demonstration Act of 2007. 42 USC 17001 note.

Subtitle A—Carbon Capture and Sequestration Research, Development, and Demonstration SEC. 701. SHORT TITLE.

This subtitle may be cited as the ‘‘Department of Energy Carbon Capture and Sequestration Research, Development, and Demonstration Act of 2007’’. SEC.

702.

CARBON CAPTURE AND SEQUESTRATION RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, AND DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM.

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(a) AMENDMENT.—Section 963 of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (42 U.S.C. 16293) is amended— (1) in the section heading, by striking ‘‘RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT’’ and inserting ‘‘AND SEQUESTRATION RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, AND DEMONSTRATION’’;

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