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Division of Bioenergy

Goals

  • Develop systems that deliver liquid transportation biofuels to help meet the nation’s goal of 36 billion gallons of biofuels per year by 2022
  • Support domestic sources of renewable biomass and technologies for conversion to biofuels, bioenergy, and bio-based products
  • Improve the use of biomass and plant feedstocks for the production of fuels such as ethanol or renewable chemical feedstocks
  • Contribute to the improvement of the quality of our nation’s surface water and groundwater resources
  • Advance small business’ approach to feedstock genetic development, production, logistics and conversion
  • Develop paints, coatings, and adhesives for composites that are manufactured from domestic agricultural materials
     

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