National Energy Technology Laboratory | Better Buildings

The National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) implements a broad spectrum of energy and environmental research and development (R&D) programs that will return benefits for generations to come. These include: Enabling domestic coal, natural gas, and oil to economically power our Nation's homes, industries, businesses, and transportation.

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Gigaom | National Lab Pushes Combined Heat and Power

Dec 03, 2008· Tweet Share Post A new report from the Oak Ridge National Laboratory touts the potential of combined heat and power systems for large and small industrial, commercial and residential buildings to increase energy efficiency and cut emissions of carbon dioxide in the U.S. The Oak Ridge lab is part of a network of 21 research centers backed by the U.S. Department of Energy.

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National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Home Page | NREL

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, operated by

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Hawaii Natural Energy Institute | Renewable Technologies

The Hawaii Natural Energy Institute (HNEI), a research unit of the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST), University of Hawai'i at Manoa (UHM), conducts research of state and national importance to develop, test and evaluate novel renewable energy technologies. The Institute leverages its in-house work with public-private

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Bioenergy | NREL

NREL's Bioenergy research supports the U.S. Department of Energy Bioenergy Technologies Office and the Office of Science. NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC.

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2019 Biomass to Biobased Chemicals and Materials

Conference Description. Biomass offers the most readily implementable solution to non-petroleum organic molecules for the manufacture of bulk, fine and specialty chemicals, polymers and transportation fuels. Biomass feedstocks vary widely and include lignocellulosics, other carbohydrates, proteins, other plant-derived molecules,

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POTENTIAL BENEFITS OF CO-LOCATING BIOMASS-BASED

the biomass is used to make ethanol as a co-product, while the remaining non-fermentable biomass is cofired as a fuel in a coal-fired power plant boiler. Co-locating ethanol production at existing coal-fired power plants could potentially accelerate commercialization and deployment of hydrolysis-based ethanol technology, while providing

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Unraveling the science behind biomass breakdown

Oct 18, 2016· Researchers uncover chemical reaction that helps break down biomass for biofuel. The team also found that when they broke the cellulose apart, single chains of cellulose became surrounded primarily by water, while THF -- because of its molecular structure -- remained bound to the hydrophobic surfaces of cellulose.

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National lab tech to help locate people & power outages

National lab tech to help locate people & power outages during Hurricane Irma; helps prep for Jose & Katia Credit: Jason Richards, Oak Ridge National Laboratory/U.S. Dept. of Energy

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Unraveling the Science behind Biomass Breakdown | ORNL

Oct 18, 2016· Although researchers at the US Department of Energy's (DOE's) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) had already uncovered information about how woody plants and waste biomass can be converted into biofuel more easily, they have now discovered the chemical details behind that process.

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NETL Teams with Other National Laboratories to Improve

Aug 28, 2017· NETL, along with a team of researchers from other DOE National Laboratories, is on the task. Biomass is an energy source from plants like wood, food crops, agriculture or forestry residues, algae or even fumes from landfills. But much work remains to find the most efficient ways to use biomass as an energy source.

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PNNL:MSL: Renewable Energy

Mar 24, 2015· Ocean renewable energy technology will grow and mature into a sizable industry in the next 10-15 years. Realizing the significant benefits of ocean energy requires investigating the potential environmental effects of energy generating devices as well as

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Unraveling the Science behind Biomass Breakdown | ORNL

Oct 18, 2016· Although researchers at the US Department of Energy's (DOE's) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) had already uncovered information about how woody plants and waste biomass can be converted into biofuel more easily, they have now discovered the chemical details behind that process.

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A New Approach to Biomass - Pacific Northwest National

help determine the chemistry of feedstocks or products. At Pacific Northwest National Laboratory's Process Development Laboratory, which accommodates demonstration-scale plants and equipment, researchers conduct engineering assessments of biomass processing methods with market potential.

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Biomass fuel from woody crops for electric power generation

@article{osti_96907, title = {Biomass fuel from woody crops for electric power generation}, author = {Perlack, R.D. and Wright, L.L. and Huston, M.A. and Schramm, W.E.}, abstractNote = {This report discusses the biologic, environmental, economic, and operational issues associated with growing wood crops in managed plantations. Information on plantation productivity, environmental issues and :R D Perlack · L L Wright · Huston · W E Schramm:Environmental impact assessment · Electric power · Electricity generation · BiomassThe D-Lab/HFI Biomass Fuel Research Team: Back in the Labd-lab.mit.edu/news-blog/blog/d-labhfi-biomass-fuel-research-team"D-Lab continues to have a huge influence on how I work and how I approach life." "It's OK, I do it again." A D-Lab student journey to Athens to work with refugee youth - and to her family's past "Raising the Bar" at IDDS in Brazil! 2017 MIT Water Innovator-in-Residence Application: Due August 11!

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Biomass and Biofuels Technologies - Energy Innovation Portal

With the annual potential of over 1.3 billion dry tons of biomass, the prospective growth of biofuels is great. The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) leads the DOE's National Bioenergy Center, with research spanning the full spectrum from fundamental science to demonstration in

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Scientific Research Crucial to Success of New Biofuels

The U.S. Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) played crucial roles in the technology that has led companies DuPont, POET, and Abengoa to open commercial-scale facilities to turn biomass into clean transportation fuels.

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Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory At a Glance ENERGY U.S. DEPARTMENT OF Berkeley Lab performs research at the forefront of Our research aims to coax more power from solar cells, build better batteries and develop clean biofuels for the fuels because it helps

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Biomass for energy: the environmental issues - ScienceDirect

Biomass for energy: the environmental issues☆. Abstract. While biomass is attractive as a renewable low-sulfur fuel, utilization of biomass as an energy resource is not without potential environmental impacts. Competition for arable lands required for food and fiber production is the major issue concerning biomass production.

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National Renewable Energy Laboratory | Department of Energy

Oct 30, 2007· National Renewable Energy Laboratory. The agreement is pioneering not only because of the size of the PV installation-which will be one of the largest solar power systems in Colorado-but also pioneering for the way that private sector funding was leveraged to secure a 20-year Power Purchase Agreement for a federal facility.

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