Tag: BETO

Power to Predict: NREL model benefits biomass-to-fuel reactor design

Power to Predict: NREL model benefits biomass-to-fuel reactor design

August 15, 2021 |

In California, National Renewable Energy Laboratory researchers can accurately predict reaction rates and optimal conditions for making biofuels. Their secret? Complex math to sketch the intricate chemistry and physics that drive catalytic fast pyrolysis. Small changes to the design of catalytic fast pyrolysis (CFP) reactors can lead to big fluctuations in the quality and quantity […]

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DOE announces technical assistance for local governments on waste-to-energy

DOE announces technical assistance for local governments on waste-to-energy

July 11, 2021 |

In Washington, D.C., the U.S. Department of Energy Bioenergy Technologies Office and National Renewable Energy Laboratory announced the Phase 1 selections for the Waste-to-Energy Technical Assistance for Local Governments Program, which was created to mobilize national laboratory analyses and technical expertise around energy and resource recovery from organic waste streams (e.g. food waste, sewage sludge, […]

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NREL equips biorefineries with procedure to boost cellulosic ethanol production

NREL equips biorefineries with procedure to boost cellulosic ethanol production

June 20, 2021 |

In Washington, D.C., with support from the U.S. Department of Energy Bioenergy Technologies Office, National Renewable Energy Laboratory scientists unveiled a new analytical method to give companies an unprecedented level of ease and precision for measuring the amount of cellulose in their grain, an achievement that could help biorefineries expand production of low-carbon cellulosic ethanol. […]

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BETO looking for unpublished and underused bioenergy technology data

BETO looking for unpublished and underused bioenergy technology data

June 13, 2021 |

In Tennessee, a Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO)-sponsored project, Accelerating Bioenergy Technology Advancement Through FAIR Data Delivery, is working to identify, acquire, and develop data and documentation, and publish presently unavailable or inaccessible bioenergy technology data that will be useful to the community. The project is particularly interested in data about scaling up processes for biomass […]

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BETO looking for bioenergy, biofuels subject matter experts

BETO looking for bioenergy, biofuels subject matter experts

May 9, 2021 |

In Washington, D.C., the U.S. Department of Energy Bioenergy Technologies Office is in need of subject matter experts to review research funding applications. BETO’s Scale-Up and Conversion Funding Opportunity Announcement is currently accepting applications in several areas including bioenergy technology scale-up, clean cellulosic sugar production, bioprocess separations, wood heater efficiencies, renewable natural gas. To apply […]

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DOE BETO webinar on bioenergy high-priority topics

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 […]

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BETO to host webinar about Scale-up and Conversion funding opportunity

BETO to host webinar about Scale-up and Conversion funding opportunity

April 15, 2021 |

In Washington, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) will host a webinar on Friday, April 16, 2021 from 3–4 p.m. ET. The webinar will focus on BETO’s planned biotechnologies scale-up strategy and will be of interest to those who may apply to Topic Area 1 of the FY21 BETO Scale-up and […]

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ABPDU and TeselaGen Biotechnology partner to advance fermentation processing

ABPDU and TeselaGen Biotechnology partner to advance fermentation processing

March 21, 2021 |

In Washington, D.C., the U.S. Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office’s Advanced Biofuels and Bioproducts Process Development Unit at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and TeselaGen Biotechnology are partnering to advance fermentation processing for next-generation renewable bioproducts. The ABPDU will deploy the TeselaGen artificial intelligence-enabled operating system for biotechnology and will use its data acquisition capabilities […]

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DOE BETO and NREL launch Waste-to-Energy technical assistance program

DOE BETO and NREL launch Waste-to-Energy technical assistance program

March 7, 2021 |

In Washington, D.C., the U.S Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory are launching an organic Waste-to-Energy technical assistance program for local governments. Organic waste streams, such as food waste and wastewater sludge, represent significant environmental, economic, and social sustainability challenges for municipalities. BETO has funded analyses assessing these waste […]

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BETO’s 2021 virtual Project Peer Review coming soon

BETO’s 2021 virtual Project Peer Review coming soon

February 21, 2021 |

In Washington, D.C., the U.S. Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office virtual 2021 Project Peer Review is March 8–12, March 15–16, and March 22–26, 2021. BETO will present research and development projects across its technology areas. The projects will be reviewed by subject matter experts from industry, academia, and federal agencies. Michael Berube, Acting Deputy […]

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