Bioenergy Technologies Office

  • Watch the Sustainability in Bioenergy Video

    From its big screen premier at Bioenergy 2015: Opportunities in a Changing Energy Landscape, “Sustainability in Bioenergy: A Nation Connected” is a short documentary film highlighting personal stories and the efforts being made by communities across the United States to develop, produce, and provide bioenergy, while ensuring it is environmentally, economically, and socially sustainable.

  • Amped Up! Volume 1, No. 4: The Transportation Issue

    EERE’s Sustainable Transportation portfolio is making inroads into advanced biofuels through the Optima initiative.

  • 3 Reasons We’re Closer to an Algae Future than You Think

    While algae shows great potential as a homegrown and renewable fuel source, just how far away is this promise from becoming a reality? Here are three reasons why we should expect algal biofuels to become a major contributor to our nation’s energy mix sooner rather than later. | Photo courtesy of Sapphire Energy.

  • Bioenergy #SciStuChat

    Join us and #SciStuChat for a live bioenergy Twitter Chat on September 10, from 9:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. The goal of this #SciStuChat is to connect high school students with science experts to discuss basic biomass and bioenergy topics, BETO’s partnership with the U.S. Department of Defense, and how to learn more about bioenergy.

  • U.S. Department of Energy Bioenergy Knowledge Discovery Framework

    The Bioenergy KDF supports the development of a sustainable bioenergy industry by providing access to a variety of data sets, publications, and collaboration and mapping tools that support bioenergy research, analysis, and decision making.

Program Areas


Algal Biofuels

Conversion Technologies

Demonstration and Market Transformation




About the Bioenergy Technologies Office

Bioenergy 2015 Conference

Peer Review

Interactive Bioenergy Overview

Education and Workforce Development

Financial Opportunities