- EERE Energy Impacts: Biorefineries Give Local Farmers Opportunities for Additional Income
June 26, 2015 11:05 AM
Selling corn stover—the non-edible corn stalks, husks, and leaves of a corn plant—after the corn harvest has generated a new revenue stream for many farmers. Biorefineries buy the corn plant residue from farmers and turn it into cellulosic ethanol, allowing farmers to "add revenue without adding acres."Read The Full Story
- Sustainable Transportation Day Drives Innovation Forward
June 24, 2015 3:29 PM
Energy Department technology Offices showcase how EERE’s strategic investments in sustainable transportation technologies are improving vehicle efficiency and advancing the use of alternative fuel vehicles.Read The Full Story
February 3, 2014Energy Department Announces $12 Million for Technologies to Produce Renewable Carbon Fiber from Biomass
The Energy Department today announced up to $12 million in funding to advance the production of cost-competitive, high-performance carbon fiber material from renewable non-food-based feedstocks such as agricultural residues and woody biomass.
August 1, 2013Secretary Moniz Announces New Biofuels Projects to Drive Cost Reductions, Technological Breakthroughs
During remarks at the Energy Department’s Biomass 2013 annual conference, Secretary Moniz highlighted the important role biofuels play in the Administration’s Climate Action Plan.
July 31, 2013
Groundbreaking Project Deploys Technology Developed Through Early Energy Department R&D Investments
July 25, 2012Agriculture and Energy Departments Announce New Investments to Drive Innovations in Biofuels and Biobased Products
U.S. Departments of Agriculture and Energy announced a $41 million investment that will drive more efficient biofuels production and feedstock improvements.
July 2, 2012
April 13, 2012