Tag: bioenergy

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BETO looking for unpublished and underused bioenergy technology data

BETO looking for unpublished and underused bioenergy technology data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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U.S. Department of Energy announces $35M for bioenergy research and development

U.S. Department of Energy announces $35M for bioenergy research and development

December 13, 2020 |

In Washington, D.C., the U.S. Department of Energy announced up to $35 million in funding for bioenergy feedstock technologies and algae research and development. This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) supports the White House priority for advancing the domestic bioeconomy, as well as the Bioenergy Technologies Office’s goals of improving the performance and lowering the cost […]

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U.S. Department of Energy releases SBIR and STTR funding opportunities

U.S. Department of Energy releases SBIR and STTR funding opportunities

November 17, 2020 |

In Washington, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science announced a funding opportunity under its SBIR and STTR programs. Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs are highly competitive programs that encourage domestic small businesses to engage in Federal Research/Research and Development with the potential for commercialization. BIOENERGY The […]

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BETO seeks input on bioenergy workforce and career development opportunities

BETO seeks input on bioenergy workforce and career development opportunities

November 1, 2020 |

In Washington, D.C., the U.S. Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) issued a workforce development Request for Information (RFI) to better understand existing and emerging bioenergy workforce development assets and gaps in the bioenergy industry and academia. BETO supports groundbreaking technologies to produce biofuels, bioproducts, and biopower from biomass and waste resources. RFI responses […]

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EIA says bioenergy accounted for 20% of 2019 US energy consumption

EIA says bioenergy accounted for 20% of 2019 US energy consumption

October 20, 2020 |

In Washington, the Energy Information Agency says in its Monthly Energy Review that biofuels, including fuel ethanol, biodiesel, and other renewable fuels, accounted for about 20% of U.S. renewable energy consumption in 2019. Biofuels usually are blended with petroleum-based motor gasoline and diesel and are consumed as liquid fuels in automobiles. Industrial consumption of biofuels […]

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