Tag: BETO

Sustainable Aviation Fuel: Review of Technical Pathways report released from BETO

Sustainable Aviation Fuel: Review of Technical Pathways report released from BETO

September 13, 2020 |

In Washington, D.C., the U.S. Department of Energy Bioenergy Technologies Office published a report, “Sustainable Aviation Fuel: Review of Technical Pathways,” that describes potential pathways to produce sustainable alternative fuels suitable for use by the commercial aviation sector. It also presents a vision of low-cost, clean-burning, and low-soot-producing jet fuel uniquely available from renewable and […]

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BETO Request for Information on residential wood heater and bioprocessing separations tech

BETO Request for Information on residential wood heater and bioprocessing separations tech

August 23, 2020 |

In Washington, D.C., the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s (EERE’s) Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) is requesting stakeholder feedback on research opportunities related to residential wood heater technology advancement and bioprocessing separations development to help inform its research priorities and funding strategies. Topic 1. Residential Wood Heater Technology Advancement EERE […]

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Co-Optima publishes report summing up first 4 years of research on engines and fuels

Co-Optima publishes report summing up first 4 years of research on engines and fuels

March 28, 2020 |

In Washington, D.C., the Co-Optimization of Fuels & Engines (Co-Optima) initiative released a report summarizing findings from the first phase of the Co-Optima research. The first three years of Co-Optima research focused on improved fuel/engine solutions by identifying fuel property impacts on engine efficiency, fuel blendstocks that are capable of providing those properties, and solutions […]

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Big Bucks coming from DOE – $300M for sustainable transportation includes $100M for biofuels

Big Bucks coming from DOE – $300M for sustainable transportation includes $100M for biofuels

January 26, 2020 |

No, we aren’t going to be riding on the backs of big bucks for transportation, but transportation will be changing with the big news from Washington, D.C. at the Washington Auto Show, that the U.S. Department of Energy is investing nearly $300 million in funding for research and development of sustainable transportation resources and technologies. […]

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New Notice of Intent for Joint Funding to Advance DOE’s Plastics Innovation

New Notice of Intent for Joint Funding to Advance DOE’s Plastics Innovation

December 15, 2019 |

In Washington, DC, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) published a notice of intent to issue a joint Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) titled “BOTTLE: Bio-Optimized Technologies to Keep Thermoplastics out of Landfills and the Environment.” This FOA, jointly funded by the Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) and Advanced Manufacturing […]

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DOE looking for information on four biofuel research areas

DOE looking for information on four biofuel research areas

August 14, 2019 |

In Washington, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s (EERE’s) Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) is requesting information on the following research opportunities to help inform its priorities and funding strategies: advanced processes and retrofits to co-produce cellulosic biofuels and other products at existing corn-starch ethanol production facilities; the utilization […]

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Algae consortium developing programs to advance algae education

Algae consortium developing programs to advance algae education

July 28, 2019 |

In Washington, D.C., the Algae Technology Educational Consortium (ATEC) is developing programs to educate and employ the next generation of algae researchers and to improve skills for those already in the algae workforce, with funding from the Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) within the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. ATEC […]

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BETO and national labs dedicating May and June to renewable biomass feedstocks

BETO and national labs dedicating May and June to renewable biomass feedstocks

June 3, 2019 |

In Washington, the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) within the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy and its National Laboratories are dedicating the months of May and June to public exploration of renewable biomass feedstocks, many of which can be found right outside your window. These feedstocks are used for production […]

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EERE’s SBIR Selects Bioenergy Phase I Innovation Projects

EERE’s SBIR Selects Bioenergy Phase I Innovation Projects

May 26, 2019 |

In Washington, D.C., nine EERE technology offices will fund awards under 12 topics including three for the Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO). The three bioenergy topic areas are: (1) Cell-Free Biochemical Platforms to Optimize Biomass Carbon Conversion Efficiency, (2) Reshaping Plastic Design and Degradation, and (3) Algae Engineering Incubator. Cell-free projects support BETO’s interest in using […]

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Forest Concepts awarded $1.8 million BETO grant to improve biomass processing

Forest Concepts awarded $1.8 million BETO grant to improve biomass processing

June 21, 2018 |

In Washington state, Forest Concepts LLC has been awarded a $1.8 million cooperative agreement from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office to address the critical issues of poor flowability, high friction, and highly variable physical properties that have plagued the biomass industry. Biomass materials have a wide range of moisture contents that are […]

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