The Information Resources section of this website contains a range of introductory and in-depth materials to provide further information about Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) activities, research, publications, tools, and terminology. Use the links below or left navigation menu options to find the information you need.

Note: This page has been recently updated. The following sections have been moved: Bioenergy BlogBioprose Blog, Newsletter, Webinars, Student & Educator Resources, Conferences, and Meetings


This page contains a table that organizes the names and publication dates of BETO's key research and development portfolio documents, and includes a link to the Office of Scientific and Technical Information.


This page provides a variety of multimedia products to enhance knowledge and understanding of biomass resources, processes, and projects.


This page contains several databases that provide comprehensive information to expand your biomass knowledge. Use the descriptions and links provided to access the database that best meets your research needs.

Analytical Tools

BETO and its national lab partners provide a variety of online tools to help analyze data and facilitate decision-making. This page links to the online tools and includes a widget that calculates the potential volume of ethanol produced from biomass feedstocks.


The terms defined in this glossary are used throughout the BETO website and publications. Each definition is a short description intended to help students and researchers better understand biomass terminology. 

State & Regional Resources

BETO partners with the National Biomass State and Regional Partnerships' five regional organizations that provide leadership in their regions with regard to policies and technical issues in order to advance the use of biomass. This page lists contacts from the partner organizations, and it provides information on some state-level programs.

Related Links

This section provides links to biomass-related websites and organizes them into the categories to facilitate your search for related information.

Frequently Asked Questions

This page provides a list of commonly asked bioenergy-related questions and answers. Each question and answer includes links to additional information on each topic, such as applicable reports and press releases.

Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Projects Map

The SBIR map provides a listing of SBIR competitively awarded projects that are located throughout the United States. Additional information about an individual project award, such as the fiscal year, state, SBIR phase, program, or funding amount, is available through the map and data table.