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2016 Billion-Ton Report shows sustainable biomass potential through 2040

In Washington, the 2016 Billion-Ton Report, jointly released by the U.S. Department of Energy and Oak Ridge National Laboratory, concludes that the United States has the potential to sustainably produce at least 1 billion dry tons of nonfood biomass resources … Continue reading

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USDA unveils 2016 BCAP funding program

USDA-FSA has announced that it will resume offering incentives through the Biomass Crop Assistance Program (BCAP). BCAP provides financial assistance to farmers and ranchers who establish and maintain new crops of energy biomass, or who harvest and deliver forest or … Continue reading

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DOE Launches Advanced Biofuels Support Program

On May 6, 2016, the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy of the U.S. Department of Energy issued a funding opportunity announcement (“FOA”) of $90,000,000 in financial assistance for projects focused on designing, constructing and operating integrated biorefinery facilities. … Continue reading

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Webinar on Sorghum Breeding for Bioenergy

Breeding High Yielding Bioenergy Sorghum for the New Bioenergy Belt This webinar is scheduled for Apr 19, 2016 2:00 pm US/Eastern. Learn more at http://www.bioenergywebinars.net/webinars/breeding-high-yielding-bioenergy-sorghum-for-the-new-bioenergy-belt

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NREL Surveys Advanced Biofuel Producers

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory has updated its annual survey of U.S. non-starch ethanol and renewable hydrocarbon biofuel producers. The report, titled “2015 Survey of Non-Starch Ethanol and Renewable Hydrocarbon Biofuel Producers,” provides an inventory 27 cellulosic ethanol facilities, two … Continue reading

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