The U.S. Department of Energy Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) supports research, development, and demonstration to enable the sustainable use of domestic biomass and waste resources for the production of biofuels and bioproducts.
This Shot focuses on decarbonizing the fuel and chemical industry through alternative sources of carbon to advance cost-effective technologies with a minimum of 85% lower greenhouse gas emissions emissions by 2035.
Sustainable Aviation Fuel Grand Challenge
The U.S. Department of Energy, in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Transportation, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and other federal government agencies, has developed a comprehensive strategy for scaling up new technologies to produce sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) on a commercial scale. Read the full SAF Grand Challenge Roadmap report to learn more about the SAF Grand Challenge and BETO's SAF research and development.
Bioenergy Research and Education Bridge Program (BRIDGES)
BRIDGES is a brand-new case study-based education curriculum created by the Bioenergy Technologies Office in partnership with Argonne National Laboratory and Idaho National Laboratory as well as education, community, industry, and other government partners.
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Resources & Opportunities
Learn the basics of bioenergy and how the diverse resources help meet our demand for energy.