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Education and Workforce Development


Future leaders and innovators exploring America’s bioenergy choices.

OPERATION BioenergizeME is the Bioenergy Technology Office’s (BETO’s) education and workforce development base camp for students and educators and anyone seeking to better understand the promises and challenges in developing a thriving bioeconomy. OPERATION BioenergizeME has a three-fold mission:

  • Improve public accessibility to information about the benefits and challenges of domestic bioenergy production.
  • Support formal and informal education, including STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) and vocational programs, in exploring issues relevant to sustainable production of biopower, biofuels, and other bioproducts. 
  • Engage future scientists and engineers in developing solutions to technical and nontechnical challenges associated with broad adoption of bioenergy technologies.