Tag: DOE

DOE to host webinar on changing market of biofuels and bioproducts

DOE to host webinar on changing market of biofuels and bioproducts

May 21, 2015 |

In Washington, the U.S. Department of Energy, through the Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO), is supporting research and development to ensure that these biofuels and bioproducts are both available and affordable. The Energy Department (DOE) will present a live webinar titled “A Changing Market for Biofuels and Bioproducts” on Wednesday May 27, 2015, from 12:30 p.m. […]

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DOE announces open meeting of biomass R&D technical advisory committee

DOE announces open meeting of biomass R&D technical advisory committee

May 18, 2015 |

In Washington, the Dept. of Energy announced an open meeting on May 20-22 of the Biomass Research and Development Technical Advisory Committee under Section 9008(d) of the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 amended by the Agricultural Act of 2014. The Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, 86 Stat. 770) requires that agencies […]

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18 pilot and demonstration DOE bioenergy projects, reviewed

18 pilot and demonstration DOE bioenergy projects, reviewed

May 17, 2015 |

What’s the latest with such projects such as Frontline BioEnergy, Myriant, POET-DSM, INEOS Bio, Sapphire Energy, Abengoa, Haldor Topsoe, UOP. ZeaChem, Mercurius, and American Process, among others? In Washington this June 25th, the Department of Energy will publish its annual 2015 Project Peer Review final report, at its annual Program Management Review, which immediately follows […]

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Battelle makes commercially viable transportation fuels from biomass pyrolysis

Battelle makes commercially viable transportation fuels from biomass pyrolysis

May 7, 2015 |

In Ohio, Battelle recently succeeded at the United States Department of Energy (DOE) challenge of making commercially viable transportation fuels from biomass pyrolysis. Scientists and engineers at Battelle demonstrated the durability of a continuous hydrotreatment process that converts bio oil from biomass pyrolysis into transportation and aviation fuels. The DOE’s specific challenge was to demonstrate at least […]

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Philippines late in setting Q3 ethanol quota due to Q1 production challenges

Philippines late in setting Q3 ethanol quota due to Q1 production challenges

April 28, 2015 |

In the Philippines, the country’s Dept. of Energy hasn’t yet issued its ethanol blend quotas for Q3 following a mix up in the Q1 production and quotas that led to companies not sourcing all of the ethanol they should have. The country’s eight producers only managed to produce 43 million liters during Q1 despite promising […]

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DOE to host webinar on biofuel sustainability

DOE to host webinar on biofuel sustainability

April 20, 2015 |

In Washington, the DOE will present a live webinar titled “Biofuels for the Environment and Communities” on Wednesday, April 22, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. During this webinar, Drs. Virginia Dale from Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Christina Negri from Argonne National Laboratory will discuss their EERE-sponsored research on how to […]

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Earth Day: 3 Big Reads for a Sustainable BioFuture

Earth Day: 3 Big Reads for a Sustainable BioFuture

April 20, 2015 |

Want to help Mother Earth? Get on your backside and master these key reports.  If you’ve not put it in your calendar, Earth Day is this week, April 22nd to be exact. On the original Earth Day, in 1970, hundreds of thousands of people gathered around the world, to demonstrate support for greener policies with respect […]

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DOE researchers develop method to quickly map out plant genomes

DOE researchers develop method to quickly map out plant genomes

April 16, 2015 |

In California, through a combination of high-throughput sequencing, high performance computing, and genetic mapping, DOE JGI researchers have derived a sequence assembly for the highly repetitive plant genome of bread wheat (Triticum aestivum). The researchers pointed out that the strategy they developed and applied to the polyploidy species bread wheat is also applicable to any species, […]

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DOE’s Molecular Foundry develops method for ethanol production from ethane

DOE’s Molecular Foundry develops method for ethanol production from ethane

April 9, 2015 |

In California, a new material, designed and patented by researchers working at the DOE’s Molecular Foundry nanoscience research center, is making this process a little easier. Their findings could pave the way for the adoption of cheaper, cleaner-burning fuels. Natural gasses, like ethane and methane, are hard to store and transport. However, by converting them […]

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DOE announces Bioenergy 2015 conference for June 23-24

DOE announces Bioenergy 2015 conference for June 23-24

March 30, 2015 |

In Washington, the Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office issued a “save the date” announce for Bioenergy 2015, in Washington DC June 23-24. “Hear directly from White House leadership, top government agency officials, members of Congress, industry movers and shakers, and national laboratory and academic researchers operating at the cutting edge of the bioeconomy,” the […]

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