Tag: bioenergy

New DOE website for CCPC bioenergy tech launched

New DOE website for CCPC bioenergy tech launched

November 20, 2021 |

In Washington, D.C., the relaunch of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Consortium for Computational Physics and Chemistry (CCPC) website features updated content on this breakthrough research that uses high-performance computing to accelerate development and scale-up of industrially relevant bioenergy technologies. The CCPC constructs and utilizes computational models to discover new materials for bioenergy applications […]

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NREL researchers launch three new projects to boost biorefinery and bioenergy sustainability

NREL researchers launch three new projects to boost biorefinery and bioenergy sustainability

October 20, 2021 |

In Colorado, more sustainable farming sector, lower industrial emissions, more efficient biochemical production—National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) scientists and industry partners expect sizable benefits from three new projects to commercialize bioinsecticides, enzymatic carbon dioxide (CO2) utilization, and cell-free biocatalysis.  Pulling a combined $750,000 from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Technology Commercialization Fund (TCF) and matching […]

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Ukrainian bioenergy association calling for implementation of biomass market at last

Ukrainian bioenergy association calling for implementation of biomass market at last

September 16, 2021 |

In the Ukraine, Interfax-Ukraine reports the national bioenergy association is calling for the creation of a biofuel exchange for biogas plants to ensure they have a consistent supply of feedstock. It says the domestic biomass market is underdeveloped, causing challenges for the different energy producers that use biomass as feedstock to displace 4 billion cubic […]

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Miscanthus research gets over $200K in government funding to help the UK meet net zero

Miscanthus research gets over $200K in government funding to help the UK meet net zero

September 5, 2021 |

In the United Kingdom, a project to facilitate more planting of the perennial bioenergy crop, Miscanthus, has been awarded over £150,000 (about $208,000) of funding through the government’s Biomass Feedstocks Innovation Programme, to help contribute to 2050 net zero targets. Miscanthus specialist, Terravesta, has been successful in its bid to secure Phase 1 funding for […]

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New miscanthus finance and end-user offtake agreements assist UK decarbonization

New miscanthus finance and end-user offtake agreements assist UK decarbonization

June 13, 2021 |

In the United Kingdom, in an industry first, farmers considering planting the carbon negative crop Miscanthus can now benefit from a finance package to cover virtually all upfront costs for crop establishment, as well as new direct, long-term offtake agreements with end-users, with 10–15-year index-linked annual returns. The new opportunity has been launched to help […]

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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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Quest Proganics launched to improve organics recycling for bioenergy and biomaterial feedstock

Quest Proganics launched to improve organics recycling for bioenergy and biomaterial feedstock

May 5, 2021 |

In Texas, Quest Resource Holding Corporation announced the introduction of Quest Proganics, a newly developed process that delivers significant diversion levels of organic waste away from landfills. Quest Proganics provides a single process that handles all organic material. This includes packaged food, non-packaged food, floral, cardboard, all types of paper products, plastics and waxed cardboard […]

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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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FCIC publishes 2020 report highlighting accomplishments on bioenergy pathways

FCIC publishes 2020 report highlighting accomplishments on bioenergy pathways

January 17, 2021 |

In Washington, D.C., led by the U.S. Department of Energy Bioenergy Technologies Office, the Feedstock-Conversion Interface Consortium published its Annual Review of Research Fiscal Year 2020 report which covers both the low- and high-temperature conversion pathways and all three process areas (feedstock harvest and storage, preprocessing, and conversion) and planned FY2021 work that will build […]

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