Tag: BETO

BETO, NREL focus on 3 strategies for accelerating sustainable aviation fuel

BETO, NREL focus on 3 strategies for accelerating sustainable aviation fuel

June 13, 2022 |

In Colorado, supported by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory is advancing three key strategies to accelerate the production of climate friendly jet fuel: 1) Rapidly develop and scale biorefining processes for making drop-in, net-zero-emission SAF 2) Design resilient biorefineries that can flex with changing feedstock supplies and […]

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BETO seeks three physical scientists/general engineers

BETO seeks three physical scientists/general engineers

March 27, 2022 |

In Washington, D.C., the U.S. Department of Energy Bioenergy Technologies Office is looking to fill multiple vacancies for physical scientists/general engineers who are interested in decarbonizing the U.S. economy to fight climate change through research, development, and demonstration of new bioenergy technologies. Current open positions include: Feedstock Technologies program is looking for a GS-13 Physical […]

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Agile BioFoundry announces $3M for 2022 Cooperative Research Solicitation

Agile BioFoundry announces $3M for 2022 Cooperative Research Solicitation

March 20, 2022 |

In Washington, D.C., the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO)-funded Agile BioFoundry (ABF) consortium is overseeing a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) solicitation for industry and academic partners to utilize ABF capabilities. No less than $3M will be available for this call and they anticipate […]

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De-risking biorefinery scale-up and startup: The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to FCIC

De-risking biorefinery scale-up and startup: The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to FCIC

February 27, 2022 |

The Feedstock-Conversion Interface Consortium is led by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) and coordinates efforts among 9 labs – big ones like NREL, ORNL, Sandia, INL and others. Check out the FCIC’s latest slide guide on their current research areas, feedstock variability, preprocessing, handling, and more.

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DOE announces $19M for carbon utilization funding opportunity

DOE announces $19M for carbon utilization funding opportunity

February 13, 2022 |

In Washington, D.C., the U.S. Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office announced up to $19 million in federal funding for the advancement of technologies that utilize waste carbon to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and produce reliable feedstocks for biotechnologies, with this particular funding opportunity aiming to increase the capability of algal systems to capture carbon […]

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Two new bioenergy Requests for Information released from BETO

Two new bioenergy Requests for Information released from BETO

February 6, 2022 |

In Washington, D.C., the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Bioenergy Technologies Office released two new Requests for Information (RFI) around biomass and energy issues, focusing on biomass conversion research, development and analysis and community-scale resource and energy recovery from waste solutions. The first, titled “Biomass Conversion Research, Development, and Analysis […]

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DOE launches new AlgaePrize student competition

DOE launches new AlgaePrize student competition

January 16, 2022 |

In Washington, D.C., the inaugural 2022–2023 U.S. Department of Energy Bioenergy Technologies Office AlgaePrize competition is now open. The AlgaePrize is a new competition which encourages high school through graduate level students to pursue innovative ideas for the development, design, and invention of technologies within the commercial algae value chain. The AlgaePrize, sponsored by the U.S. […]

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Barriers to Scale for Algae: The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to BETO’s Algae Crop Protection

Barriers to Scale for Algae: The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to BETO’s Algae Crop Protection

January 9, 2022 |

How can algae crop protection facilitate scaling of the algae industry? That’s what a BETO workshop focused on when it gathered experts in algal research and production, regulatory bodies and agriculture/aquaculture experts, to discuss where comparable issues have been solved or solutions are under development, and where areas of synergy may exist. Check out highlights […]

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BETO seeks a Physical Scientist/General Engineer for Bioenergy work

BETO seeks a Physical Scientist/General Engineer for Bioenergy work

January 9, 2022 |

In Washington, D.C., the U.S. Department of Energy Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) Data, Modeling, and Analysis team is looking for a GS-12 physical scientist/general engineer to join their team. The Data, Modeling, and Analysis subprogram supports research, analysis, and tool development to address the economic and environmental dimensions of bioenergy and bioproducts. The U.S. Department […]

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NREL’s SAF pilot program receives additional $350K funding for SAF research

NREL’s SAF pilot program receives additional $350K funding for SAF research

December 5, 2021 |

In Colorado, the Bioenergy Technologies Office has awarded an additional $350,000 in funding to scientists at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory to develop a pilot scale system for turning biomass into sustainable aviation fuel and is based on the NREL team’s latest research on using its fully integrated process to produce a fuel precursor, in […]

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