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BETO Seeks Stakeholder Input on Achieving High Yields from Algal Feedstocks

September 3, 2015 - 4:09pm


The U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) has released a Request for Information (RFI) titled “High Yields through Productivity and Integration Research.”  BETO is seeking input from industry, academia, and other stakeholders regarding supply systems and services for the cultivation, logistics, and preprocessing of algal feedstocks.

This RFI provides algae stakeholders with an opportunity to contribute their views on the requirements necessary to develop reliable and sustainable supplies of algal biomass, algal intermediates, and metabolites. Multiple types of algae, including microalgae, cyanobacteria, and macroalgae are of interest. 

To see the full RFI, visit the EERE Exchange website. Responses must be submitted no later than 5:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time on September 30, 2015.