It may look like ordinary farm equipment, but take a second look. This innovative machinery was developed with Energy Department funding to help biofuels become more affordable. Looking more closely at this image and accompanying infographic, you can see that this combination harvester both harvests and bales corn cobs, husks, stalks, and residue all in one step. Its purpose is to save the time and money required to harvest corn stover feedstock for biofuel production, ultimately helping make biofuel from non-food sources cost-competitive with petroleum gasoline.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – EM joined DOE’s Economic Impact and Diversity and Chief Human Capital Officer offices and the National Nuclear Security Administration at the 2015 Black Engineer of the Year Awards Conference (BEYA) earlier this month.
In tandem with the Geothermal Energy Association's State of the Geothermal Industry briefing, scheduled for February 24, the Geothermal Technologies Office at the United States Department of Energy will convene a meeting to inform a vision study that is underway.
The Better Buildings Summits is a national meeting where leading organizations across key sectors showcase solutions to cut energy intensity in their buildings portfolio-wide by 20% over the next 10 years.
"Energy is a fundamental building block for quality of life, and the research and planning happening here at DOE is what ensures that building block can be relied upon for generations to come. The Department is full of bright minds and dedicated individuals who contribute to that prospect -- and I see our work as making a real difference, every day."
Approval of Land Use Review Request for Sewer Installation and Park Construction in a BPA Right-of-Way in Clark County CX(s) Applied: B4.9 Date: 01/26/2015 Location(s): Washington Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration