Renewable energy

Argonne and Arizona State University sign five-year agreementMay 28, 2015

Argonne National Laboratory recently signed an agreement with Arizona State University that will facilitate a broad portfolio of research shared between the two institutions.

Land management practices to become important as biofuels use growsMay 21, 2015

The handling of agricultural crop residues appears to have a large impact on soil's ability to retain carbon, making land management practices increasingly important, especially under a scenario where cellulosic materials become more heavily used as a feedstock for ethanol production, according to a study led by researchers at Argonne.

Biofuels for the Environment and Communities
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will present a live webinar "Biofuels for the Environment and Communities" on Wednesday, April 22, 2015, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time.
2013 Advanced Photon Source Science

APS Science features articles on Advanced Photon Source research and engineering highlights that are written for the interested public as well as the synchrotron x-ray, engineering, and broader scientific communities; potential facility users; and funding agencies.

Novel Processing of Waste Streams for Fuels and Co-products

Anaerobic digestion of wastewater treatment sludge and other waste materials to produce pipeline-quality biogas and hydrocarbon precursors

Water Impacts Analysis

Characterizing water use in the biofuel supply chain through development of water footprints at the geospatial scale

Catalyst Design and Discovery

Catalysts to speed up reactions or allow them to occur at lower pressures and temperatures, reducing equipment and energy costs

Innovative Separations

Advanced membrane and bioprocessing technologies to drive down overall bioenergy conversion process costs