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DOE Unveils $97M Funding Opportunity for Bioenergy R&D Projects


The Department of Energy (DOE) has earmarked $97 million in funds to support 33 bioenergy research and development projects. DOE aims to mitigate risks and optimize the performance of technologies designed to yield bioenergy, fuel and products from biomass and waste resources through the funding effort.

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DOE Funds Metabolic Process Imaging Projects

The Department of Energy will award $13.5 million in grants to six projects that aim to create new methods for microscopic imaging of microbes and plants. DOE said Friday that it seeks to develop a visual understanding of metabolic processes at subcellular and cellular levels through the use of new technologies including quantum dots.

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DOE Introduces $79M Bioenergy R&D Funding Opportunity

The Department of Energy plans to award $79 million in grants to support research and development efforts for bioenergy sources. DOE said Friday that the department aims to use the funding opportunity to provide consumers low-cost and efficient domestic energy options including bioproducts and biofuels. Some of the topics under the funding program include the optimization of biomass-derived jet fuel mixtures, rapid bioprocessing and the reduction of water and energy emissions.

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DOE Launching $66M Grant Program for Bioenergy Research

The Department of Energy plans to launch a three-year, $66M grant program for research on plants and microbes to find potential sources of bioenergy and bioproducts and to understand growth of potential bioenergy crops. The agency said Tuesday that it will provide $30M to support research projects focusing on gene function in plants to be grown for bioenergy and bioproducts.

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Energy Department to Perform 36 Bioenergy R&D Projects With $80M Budget

The Department of Energy has chosen 36 projects worth a combined value of $80M to support a research and development program that aims to reduce the cost of bio-based drop-in fuels by 2022.

The department said Tuesday it expects the bioenergy effort to allow consumers to choose from a range of low-cost transportation energy resources.

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