Tag: BETO

ABPDU creates open source software to benefit biotech community

ABPDU creates open source software to benefit biotech community

October 25, 2020 |

In California, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office’s Advanced Biofuels and Bioproducts Process Development Unit (ABPDU) at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory shared two software applications that standardize bioreactor feeding processes that enable the wider biotech community to focus resources on the commercializing of technologies. The open source software applications, alongside a set of […]

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U.S. Department of Energy announces $27M in plastics R&D, LanzaTech, Algenesis, BASF, Pepsi, Stora Enso, ADM, AltAir included

U.S. Department of Energy announces $27M in plastics R&D, LanzaTech, Algenesis, BASF, Pepsi, Stora Enso, ADM, AltAir included

October 18, 2020 |

What does plastic have to do with the bioeconomy? Well, everything. It’s about taking plastic waste, breaking it down into building blocks and converting it into a valuable treasure and it’s about creating biobased plastics. News from the U.S. Department of Energy on their $27 million in funding for plastics recycling and new biobased plastics […]

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U.S. Department of Energy’s RFI for medium- and heavy-duty truck research and development

U.S. Department of Energy’s RFI for medium- and heavy-duty truck research and development

October 11, 2020 |

In Washington, D.C., the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) announced a request for information (RFI) from industry, academia, research laboratories, government agencies, and other stakeholders on issues related to medium- and heavy-duty freight trucking. Trucks carry over 70% of the nation’s freight on a tonnage basis and 73% […]

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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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