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Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Projects MapLearn More
The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) announces the launch of its Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Pro
Going for Gold: Second Round of Finalists Announced for the 2018 Wood Stove Design Challenge
BETO and the Alliance for Green Heat announce the second round of finalists for the 2018 Wood Stove Design Challenge.
March 6, 2018
Co-Optimization of Engines & Fuels: Breakthrough Research in Engine and Fuel Co-Optimization
DOE released two studies from the Co-Optimization of Engines & Fuels initiative (Co-Optima).
February 15, 2018
Bioenergy Technologies Office Evaluated in New Report!
Read the results of BETO's 2017 Project Peer Review Report.
February 6, 2018
BETO Publishes Engineered Carbon Reduction Listening Day Summary Report, Announces Rewiring Initiative
BETO Publishes Engineered Carbon Reduction Listening Day Summary, Announces Rewiring Initiative
February 1, 2018
EERE Success Story—Archer Daniels Midland Partners with PNNL to Become a Leading Producer of Biobased Propylene Glycol
With the help of PNNL, Archer Daniels Midland is a leading producer of Biobased Propylene Glycol.
January 9, 2018
NREL Research Finds a “Sweet Spot” for Engineering Better Biofuel Enzymes
Researchers at NREL are seeking to unlock the bioenergy stored in plant cell walls—with a little sugar on top.
December 11, 2017
Renewable Biomass Could Make Less Expensive, More Sustainable Carbon Fiber Possible
Read about this groundbreaking work on producing biobased renewable acrylonitrile that was recently published in the peer-reviewed journal Science.
December 7, 2017
The Competition is Heating Up: Wood Stove Design Challenge Announces Initial Round of Finalists
The Bioenergy Technologies Office is proud to announce the initial round of finalists from the fourth Wood Stove Design Challenge.
December 7, 2017
BETO Launches New Feedstock-Conversion Interface Consortium
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office is proud to announce the establishment of the Feedstock-Conversion Interface Consortium.
November 30, 2017
Algae Cultivation for Carbon Capture and Utilization Workshop Summary Report Released!
The Bioenergy Technologies Office published a summary report of its Algae Cultivation for Carbon Capture and Utilization Workshop in May 2017.
September 28, 2017
Idaho Researchers Slash Cost of Providing Biomass for Biofuels ProductionLearn More
Bioprose Blog: Idaho Researchers Slash Cost of Providing Biomass for Biofuels Production
Catalyst Collaboration: Argonne Accelerates Biofuel Production TechnologyLearn More
Bioprose Blog: Catalyst Collaboration―Argonne Accelerates Biofuel Production Technology
Breakthrough Fuels-Engines R&D Offers Dramatic Boost in Fuel Savings, Economy, and Energy SecurityLearn More
As global energy demand grows, America needs to keep innovating. New energy options can create jobs, boost the economy, and improve national security.
It’s Elemental: Designing the Perfect Biofuel CatalystLearn More
Bioprose Blog: It’s Elemental—Designing the Perfect Biofuel Catalyst
Ready, Set, Go! Bioenergy Research Facilities and Industry Run the Relay Race toward Energy SecurityLearn More
In the race to achieve U.S. energy independence, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Bioenergy Technologies Office is running full speed ahead.
A New Source of Renewable Plastics: Converting Ethanol to Butadiene in a Single StepLearn More
Bioprose Blog: A New Source of Renewable Plastics: Converting Ethanol to Butadiene in a Single Step
The Relay Race toward Energy Security: Passing the Baton from Bioenergy Research to Industrial CommercializationLearn More
Bioprose Blog: The Relay Race toward Energy Security: Passing the Baton from Bioenergy Research to Industrial Commercialization
Researchers Find Bioenergy Crops Provide Critical Ecosystem ServicesLearn More
Bioprose Blog: Researchers Find Bioenergy Crops Provide Critical Ecosystem Services
Q&A with Bioenergy Researchers: Making Biocrude and Biofuel from Human WasteLearn More
This Q&A with bioenergy researchers from Pacific Northwest National Laboratory discusses creating biocrude from human waste.
Decoding Biology: Computer Scientists Advancing Biofuel ResearchLearn More
This week is Computer Science Education Week (December 4–10), which raises awareness about the significance of computer sciences in many careers
Advanced Algal Systems Listening Session
June 13, 2018
Summit on Realizing the Circular Carbon Economy: Charting a Course for Innovations in Agriculture and Energy
July 24, 2018 to July 25, 2018