- DuPont’s Cellulosic Ethanol Grand Opening Marks a Milestone for the Advanced Biofuels Industry
November 20, 2015 12:49 PM
On a bright, crisp October morning in Iowa, I had the privilege to speak at the grand opening of DuPont’s cellulosic ethanol biorefinery—the fourth biorefinery of its kind in the United States and the largest in the world. This impressive plant is equipped to produce 30 million gallons of ethanol each year from the leftover stalks and leaves of the corn plant, called corn stover.Read The Full Story
- Night of the Living Trash: Bringing Your Waste Back to Life
October 30, 2015 12:33 PMThis Halloween season, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) is highlighting how waste can be “brought back to life” and turned into something useful. Read The Full Story
August 27, 2015
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, 2012
July 2, 2012