Tag: EERE

EERE launches new funding opportunities portal

EERE launches new funding opportunities portal

December 8, 2020 |

In Washington, the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency (EERE) launched the EERE Program Information Center—EERE’s new portal for funding opportunities. Organizations interested in working with EERE can use the EERE Program Information Center to identify and respond to open opportunities—including Funding Opportunity Announcements, Requests for Information, Notices of Intent, Notices of Technical […]

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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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Understanding variability is key to understanding how biomass behaves

Understanding variability is key to understanding how biomass behaves

October 4, 2020 |

In Idaho, new research supported by the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Bioenergy Technologies Office from the Feedstock Conversion Interface Consortium suggests that understanding the true complexity of biomass variability involves factors that impact biomass quality from harvest through conversion. They looked at corn stover, ash content, storage, 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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DOE funds $50M for commercial truck, off-road vehicle and gaseous fuels research

DOE funds $50M for commercial truck, off-road vehicle and gaseous fuels research

August 10, 2019 |

In Washington, D.C., the U.S. Department of Energy announced $50 million for new and innovative research of technologies for trucks, off-road vehicles, and the fuels that power them. Funded through the DOE’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), these selections highlight the DOE’s priorities in gaseous fuels research, including natural gas, biopower, and […]

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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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EERE gives $43.6M for Phase II innovation projects

EERE gives $43.6M for Phase II innovation projects

July 28, 2019 |

In Washington, D.C., American small businesses received a near-$44 million boost from the Energy Department’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program. Selected small businesses are receiving Phase II Release 2 grants that demonstrate commercial feasibility for innovations during the second phase of their research. Awards range from […]

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