March 24, 2023

BETO Releases New Multi-Year Program Plan

I am proud to announce the release of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Bioenergy Technologies Office’s (BETO) new Multi-Year Program Plan (MYPP). The MYPP details our mission, goals, and strategies to enable the widespread adoption of bioenergy...

March 23, 2023

2023 Multi-Year Program Plan

This Multi-Year Program Plan (MYPP) sets forth the mission, goals, and strategic approach of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO). The new plan identifies BETO’s research, development, and demonstration...

March 21, 2023

DOE Announces $14 Million to Optimize Production of Affordable Biofuels and Biochemicals

The Department of Energy today announced $14 million in funding to support and optimize the production of affordable biofuels and biochemicals while significantly reducing carbon emissions.

March 7, 2023

Department of Energy Feedstock-Conversion Interface Consortium Announces 2023 CRADA Call

Selected projects will have the opportunity to work with FCIC partner laboratories to mobilize and deploy the knowledge, tools, models, and expertise developed by member labs.

March 2, 2023

Bioenergy’s Role in Soil Carbon Storage Workshop Summary Report

On March 28–29, 2022, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) hosted a public virtual workshop to discuss soil carbon storage with a focus on the role of bioenergy.

March 1, 2023

2023 Waste-to-Energy Technical Assistance for Local Governments Announced

The U.S Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) are launching the next phase of the organic Waste-to-Energy (WTE) Technical Assistance for Local Governments program

February 28, 2023

Black History Spotlight: BETO Collaborates with HBCUs and MSIs to Increase Innovation in the Clean Energy Industry

The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) is committed to advancing energy security and economic growth through the development of careers and education resources...

February 8, 2023

DOE Announces $25.5 Million to Improve Biofuels and Bioproducts

The U.S. Department of Energy announced $25.5 million in funding to enable the sustainable use of domestic biomass and waste resources, such as agricultural residues and algae, to produce low-carbon biofuels and bioproducts. This funding will advance...

February 7, 2023

Fueling the Future with Food Waste

Students in science teacher Melanie Bachart’s high school bioethics course at Chiawana High School, Pasco, Washington, got the full experience of producing carbon-neutral biogas from food waste that usually winds up in landfills...

February 6, 2023

Exploring EERE’s Involvement with Historically Black Colleges and Universities

In recognition of Black History Month, here are ways the Department of Energy and EERE are working to improve racial equity in the energy space—through partnerships, initiatives and funding opportunities with HBCUs.