Bioenergy Technologies Office

  • Bioenergy 2016: Mobilizing the Bioeconomy through Innovation

    On July 12–14, 2016, the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE’s) Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) will host its ninth annual conference—Bioenergy 2016: Mobilizing the Bioeconomy through Innovation. Partnering with the Clean Energy Research and Education Foundation (CEREF), this year's conference will focus on opportunities to grow future feedstock supplies and breakthrough technology barriers to achieve a stronger bioeconomy.

  • 2016 Billion-Ton Report

    Within 25 years, the United States could produce enough biomass to support a bioeconomy, including renewable aquatic and terrestrial biomass resources that could be used for energy and to develop products for economic, environmental, social, and national security benefits.

  • Release of the 2016 National Algal Biofuels Technology Review Charts Path Forward for Algae

    Since the publication of the Energy Department’s pivotal 2010 National Algal Biofuels Technology Roadmap, there have been major advancements in the field of algal biofuels research and development. We are excited to announce the publication of the 2016 National Algal Biofuels Technology Review, which captures these exciting achievements, as well as articulates new challenges, lessons learned, and critical next steps.

  • 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.

  • 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

Feedstocks

Algal Biofuels

Conversion Technologies

Demonstration and Market Transformation

Sustainability

Analysis

Resources

About the Bioenergy Technologies Office

Bioenergy 2016: Mobilizing the Bioeconomy through Innovation

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