August 11, 2022

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Unlocking the Mystery of Catalyst Poisoning

A research team from Pacific Northwest National Laboratory investigates how potassium in biomass feedstocks poisons a catalyst.

July 26, 2022

Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Office Achieves Major Biofuel Technology and Production Milestone

The U.S. Department of Energy Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) has achieved a significant milestone in decreasing the minimum fuel selling price (MFSP) of drop-in biofuels.

June 29, 2022

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Advancing Synergistic Waste Utilization as Biofuels Feedstocks: Preprocessing, Coproducts, and Sustainability Workshop Summary Report

This report summarizes results of a Bioenergy Technologies Office workshop with stakeholders from academia, industry, municipalities, and federal agencies involved in waste management, resource and energy recovery, waste utilization, and sustainability.

June 23, 2022

Ethanol vs. Petroleum-Based Fuel Carbon Emissions

Biofuels have been proven to emit significantly lower greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions than petroleum-based fuels, and recent scientific studies indicate that net-zero emission biofuels are not only possible, but achievable. Corn ethanol and other biofuels

June 21, 2022

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2021 Project Peer Review Report

This report provides an external assessment of BETO’s projects and collects external stakeholder feedback on BETO’s scope, focus, and strategic direction.

June 15, 2022

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Quantity in Search of Quality: Los Alamos National Laboratory Makes a Case for Improving Algae Genome Data

The potential for advancing algal biofuels and bioproducts relies on using algae strains that are best suited for industrial production.

June 14, 2022

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On the Road to a Net-Zero-Carbon Transportation Future

Climate change is speeding up, along with the urgency to cut greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions responsible for global warming.

June 1, 2022

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DOE Announces $59 Million to Expand Biofuels Production and Decarbonize Transportation Sector

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $59 million to accelerate the production of biofuels and bioproducts to reduce emissions in hard-to-decarbonize sectors and create good-paying jobs in rural America.

May 19, 2022

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BETO 2020 R&D State of Technology

This report provides a status of BETO R&D efforts at the end of 2020 and discusses technical challenges and barriers facing the bioenergy industry.

May 18, 2022

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EERE Funds 109 Small Businesses to Tackle Clean Energy Challenges

Diverse Group of Entrepreneurs Receive $21.8 Million as part of Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Programs