The United States Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) invests in research to achieve the following goals:
The Office of The Biomass Program (OBP) within EERE invests in technology research and development (R&D) to support those goals and to achieve the following outcomes:
These outcomes can be achieved by concentrating investments in research platforms that show the highest likelihood of success and/or the largest impact. OBP faces a large portfolio of R&D options with limited resources. As a result, only those investments that offer the largest benefits can be funded. This analysis provides inputs for the decision-making process.
The biomass feedstocks evaluated in this report are lipids from animal fats, fish and poultry oils, plant oils, and recycled cooking greases. These feedstocks shall be referred to as biomass oils.
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