DOE BETO webinar on bioenergy high-priority topics

April 18, 2021 |

In Washington, D.C., the U.S. Department of Energy Bioenergy Technologies Office will host a webinar on Wednesday, April 21, 2021 from 1 p.m.–2 p.m. ET. The webinar will feature BETO leadership detailing the Office mission and methods it uses to enable the U.S. bioeconomy.

The panel of speakers includes BETO’s:

  • Valerie Sarisky-Reed, Acting Director
  • Jay Fitzgerald, Chief Scientist
  • Reyhaneh Shenassa, Chief Engineer

The panel will discuss high-priority BETO topics including:

  • BETO program overviews – Learn more about BETO research and development efforts like feedstock technologies, advanced algal systems, conversion, and more.
  • Advancements in marine and aviation biofuels – Explore how BETO is developing next generation aviation and marine fuels from waste and other renewable feedstocks.
  • Plastics recycling initiatives – Understand how the Office accelerates innovations that will dramatically reduce plastic waste in oceans and landfills.
  • Engaging farmers as clean energy partners – Discover how U.S. farmers can participate in the clean energy economy.
  • Waste-to-Energy efforts – Find out how wet waste, solid waste, and gaseous waste streams can be high-impact resources for the domestic production of biofuels and bioproducts.
  • CO2 utilization – Discover how BETO is establishing research strategies and technology pathways for converting gaseous feedstocks, such as biogas and carbon dioxide, into biofuels or bioproducts.

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