Capabilities

2-inch Fluid-bed Reaction System (2-FBR)

2-inch Fluid-bed Reaction System (2-FBR) National Renewable Energy Laboratory Description The 2-FBR system is a 2-inch (diameter) continuous flow bubbling

3 Conviron growth chambers (Model: GEN1000 SH) and 2 Conviron growth chambers (Model: PGR15)

3 Conviron growth chambers (Model: GEN1000 SH) and 2 Conviron growth chambers (Model: PGR15) Los Alamos National Laboratory Description These

Advanced Biofuels and Bioproducts Process Development Unit (ABPDU)

Advanced Biofuels and Bioproducts Process Development Unit (ABPDU) Lawrence Berkley National Laboratory Description We apply the biomanufacturing approach by combining

Advanced Characterization, and Materials and Process Scale up

Advanced Characterization, and Materials and Process Scale up Argonne National Laboratory Description The Materials Engineering Research Facility (MERF) is a

Advanced Operando and In Situ X-ray Characterization

Advanced Operando and In Situ X-ray Characterization Argonne National Laboratory Description Argonne National Laboratory has well established capabilities for operando

Advanced Plant Phenotyping Laboratory (APPL)

Advanced Plant Phenotyping Laboratory (APPL) Oak Ridge National Laboratory Description The Advanced Plant Phenotyping Laboratory, or APPL, houses a unique

Advanced targeted or untargeted metabolomic analysis of plant tissues and exudates

Advanced targeted or untargeted metabolomic analysis of plant tissues and exudates Oak Ridge National Laboratory Description Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Advanced Torrefaction and Carbonization

Advanced Torrefaction and Carbonization Idaho National Laboratory Description Thermal degradation including torrefaction and pyrolysis take place in the absence of

Advancing Bioenergy Feedstock Resilience: Integrative AI and Genomic Solutions for Climate-Adaptive Crop Development

Advancing Bioenergy Feedstock Resilience: Integrative AI and Genomic Solutions for Climate-Adaptive Crop Development Idaho National Laboratory Description At ORNL, together

Air emission and regulatory analysis for biorefinery designs

Air emission and regulatory analysis for biorefinery designs National Renewable Energy Laboratory Description Obtaining the required permits is a crucial

Air quality modeling, health and environmental justice analysis

Air quality modeling, health and environmental justice analysis National Renewable Energy Laboratory Description NREL’s air quality research investigates the impact

Algae and Seaweed Compositional Analysis

Algae and Seaweed Compositional Analysis National Renewable Energy Laboratory Description The Algae and Seaweed Compositional Analysis team offers industry and

Algae and Seaweed Conversion

Algae and Seaweed Conversion National Renewable Energy Laboratory Description The Algae Biorefinery team offers cutting-edge pretreatment, fractionation, and conversion technologies

Algae biomass post-harvest stability

Algae biomass post-harvest stability Algae biomass post-harvest stability Description Algae biomass is at risk of degradation from the moment it

Anaerobic Digestion (AD)

Anaerobic Digestion (AD) National Renewable Energy Laboratory Description NREL’s AD laboratory enables R&D on at Biosafety Level 2 operations including

Analysis

Analysis National Renewable Energy Laboratory Description NREL’s analysis group has world-class capabilities for technoeconomic analysis and life-cycle assessment. The group

Analysis and Sustainability Interface for Biomass and Waste Conversion

Analysis and Sustainability Interface for Biomass and Waste Conversion Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Description The Analysis and Sustainability Interface offers

Belowground phenotyping and sampling

Belowground phenotyping and sampling Oak Ridge National Laboratory Description Belowground plant traits are critical to crop resilience and sustainability outcomes.

Bio-C2G Model and Feedstock to Function Tool

Bio-C2G Model and Feedstock to Function Tool Lawrence Berkley National Laboratory Description Bio-C2G is a lightweight, flexible biositing model capable

Bio-Optimized Technologies to keep Thermoplastics out of Landfills and the Environment (BOTTLE)

Bio-Optimized Technologies to keep Thermoplastics out of Landfills and the Environment (BOTTLE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory Description The BOTTLE™ consortium

Bioenergy Feedstock Characterization Laboratory

Bioenergy Feedstock Characterization Laboratory Idaho National Laboratory Description The Bioenergy Feedstock Characterization Laboratory at the Department of Energy’s Biomass Feedstock

Bioenergy Feedstock Library

Bioenergy Feedstock Library Idaho National Laboratory Description The Bioenergy Feedstock Library (BFL) is an extensive collection of data on biomass

Biomass Compositional Analysis

Biomass Compositional Analysis National Renewable Energy Laboratory Description The NREL Biomass Compositional Analysis Team offers comprehensive characterization of biomass materials

Biomass Deconstruction

Biomass Deconstruction Idaho National Laboratory Description Size reduction is an essential preprocessing step. Biomass deconstruction is strongly dependent on tissue

Biomass Feedstock National User Facility Process Development Unit

Biomass Feedstock National User Facility Process Development Unit Idaho National Laboratory Description The Biomass Feedstock National User Facility (BFNUF) offers

Biomass particle and bulk property determination

Biomass particle and bulk property determination Oak Ridge National Laboratory Description ORNL’s biomass particle and bulk property determination capability offers

Biomass supply chain analyses and TEA

Biomass supply chain analyses and TEA Oak Ridge National Laboratory Description The Integrated Biomass Supply Analysis and Logistics (IBSAL) model,

Biomaterial development and advanced manufacturing

Biomaterial development and advanced manufacturing Oak Ridge National Laboratory Description The Manufacturing Demonstration Facility (MDF) is a 110,000 sq. ft.

Catalyst Testing and Process Development

Catalyst Testing and Process Development Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Description Specialize in high-throughput catalyst synthesis and testing, employing plug flow

Characterization, cultivation, and trials of beneficial crop microbiomes

Characterization, cultivation, and trials of beneficial crop microbiomes Oak Ridge National Laboratory Description Our group has the ability to characterize

Chemical Processing

Chemical Processing Idaho National Laboratory Description Chemical processing offers a method to change the chemical composition of biomass materials, alter

Computational Science and Physics-based Modeling for Biomass Processing

Computational Science and Physics-based Modeling for Biomass Processing Idaho National Laboratory Description This capability encompasses INL’s advanced multi-scale computational models

Data integration and market analyses on bioKDF

Data integration and market analyses on bioKDF Oak Ridge National Laboratory Description The bioKDF supports the data-driven bioeconomy, by ensuring

Davison Circulating Riser Reactor System (DCR)

Davison Circulating Riser Reactor System (DCR) National Renewable Energy Laboratory Description The DCR is a fully integrated fluidized catalytic cracking

Economic and Workforce Impact Analysis for Bioeconomy Scenarios

Economic and Workforce Impact Analysis for Bioeconomy Scenarios National Renewable Energy Laboratory Description NREL offers economy-wide scenario analysis for the

Feedstock Production Emissions to Air Model (FPEAM)

Feedstock Production Emissions to Air Model (FPEAM) National Renewable Energy Laboratory Capability Bounds FPEAM calculates emissions due to planting, maintenance,

Fermentation Laboratory

Fermentation Laboratory National Renewable Energy Laboratory Description NREL’s state-of-the-art bench-scale fermentation laboratory can be used to test micro-organisms and process

Field-scale agro-ecosystem modeling

Field-scale agro-ecosystem modeling Oak Ridge National Laboratory Description This capability involves prediction of carbon, nitrogen, and water cycling in agricultural

Flowability of Biomass

Flowability of Biomass Idaho National Laboratory Description Establishing consistent flow of biomass is important for determining biorefinery operations and viability,

Fluid-bed Research Gasifier (NRG)

Fluid-bed Research Gasifier (NRG) National Renewable Energy Laboratory Description Semi-batch fluid-bed gasifier featuring extensive downstream processing including catalytic tar reforming

Foundational Technologies of Digital-Twin Modeling for Biomass Processing

Foundational Technologies of Digital-Twin Modeling for Biomass Processing Idaho National Laboratory Description This capability encompasses INL’s expertise in advancing the

Fuel Chemistry and Characterization Laboratory

Fuel Chemistry and Characterization Laboratory National Renewable Energy Laboratory Description Characterization of jet/diesel fuels, including SAF. Freeze point, derived cetane

Fuels Synthesis Catalysis Laboratory

Fuels Synthesis Catalysis Laboratory National Renewable Energy Laboratory Description This laboratory has capabilities for evaluating catalysts for upgrading bio-derived intermediates

GREET life cycle analysis of biomass production, preprocessing, and entire value chain.

GREET life cycle analysis of biomass production, preprocessing, and entire value chain. Argonne National Laboratory Description The Systems Assessment Center

High-Moisture Pelleting

High-Moisture Pelleting Idaho National Laboratory Description The high-moisture pelleting process developed at Idaho National Laboratory eliminates the energy-intensive drying step

High-throughput Biochemical Conversion Assays

High-throughput Biochemical Conversion Assays National Renewable Energy Laboratory Description The NREL Biomass Compositional Analysis Team can perform high-throughput conversion screening

High throughput screening for root phenotype to assess effects of plant growth promoting microorganisms (PGPMs) on bioenergy crops

High throughput screening for root phenotype to assess effects of plant growth promoting microorganisms (PGPMs) on bioenergy crops Los Alamos

Hydrotreater

Hydrotreater National Renewable Energy Laboratory Description NREL’s hydrotreater is designed to mimic operation of an industrial hydrotreater using small feedstock

Integrated assessment of algae strains, cultivation conditions, and productivity

Integrated assessment of algae strains, cultivation conditions, and productivity Los Alamos National Laboratory Description Capabilities for system informed multivariable strain

Integrated Biorefinery Research Facility

Integrated Biorefinery Research Facility National Renewable Energy Laboratory Description Integrated 1-tonne/day pilot plant for biomass pretreatment, deconstruction, enzymatic hydrolysis (4

Integrated Landscape Management

Integrated Landscape Management Idaho National Laboratory Description Integrated landscape management has emerged in recent years as a methodology to integrate

Joint BioEnergy Institute

Joint BioEnergy Institute Lawrence Berkley National Laboratory Description The Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI) is a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)

Mechanical Fractionation

Mechanical Fractionation Idaho National Laboratory Description Mechanical fractionation offers a relatively inexpensive, modular, and continuous approach to partition biomass and

MetConSIN

MetConSIN Los Alamos National Laboratory Description Microbial communities assemble through a complex set of interactions between microbes and their environment,

Micro-reactor Laboratory

Micro-reactor Laboratory National Renewable Energy Laboratory Description This laboratory features several batch micro-reactor systems that can be used to conduct

Modular Hydrothermal Liquefaction (HTL) Process Development Capability

Modular Hydrothermal Liquefaction (HTL) Process Development Capability Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Description The Hydrothermal Liquefaction (HTL) capability provides expertise and

Overall Operating Effectiveness Analysis of Preprocessing Operations

Overall Operating Effectiveness Analysis of Preprocessing Operations Idaho National Laboratory Description Overall operating effectiveness analysis utilizes discrete event simulation modeling

Poplar GWAS population and expertise

Poplar GWAS population and expertise Oak Ridge National Laboratory Description Genetically characterized population of P. trichocarpa with superior colonial section

Processing Equipment Reliability

Processing Equipment Reliability Argonne National Laboratory Description Surface and material technologies to mitigate wear and corrosion damage in preprocessing and

Regionally-specific evaluation of the economic and environmental impacts of feedstock extraction, processing and logistics, profitability, tradeoffs analysis.

Regionally-specific evaluation of the economic and environmental impacts of feedstock extraction, processing and logistics, profitability, tradeoffs analysis Pacific Northwest National

Resource assessment modeling

Resource assessment modeling Oak Ridge National Laboratory Description The POLYSYS modeling framework enables detailed assessment of agricultural biomass resources herbaceous,

Resource Mobilization using Agent-Based Modeling

Resource Mobilization using Agent-Based Modeling Idaho National Laboratory Description An Agent-Based Model (ABM) is used to simulate the adoption behavior

Single Particle Pyrolyzer

Single Particle Pyrolyzer National Renewable Energy Laboratory Description The single particle pyrolyzer enables the study of pyrolysis on a single

Soil amendment testbed for assessing climate impacts of microbial and other soil amendments

Soil amendment testbed for assessing climate impacts of microbial and other soil amendments Los Alamos National Laboratory Description Portable, soil-core

Strain engineering for efficient conversion of lignocellulosic streams with tolerance to high carbon levels and feedstock impurities

Strain engineering for efficient conversion of lignocellulosic streams with tolerance to high carbon levels and feedstock impurities Argonne National Laboratory

Supply Chain Technoeconomic Analysis

Supply Chain Technoeconomic Analysis Idaho National Laboratory Description Idaho National Laboratory has developed a range of tools to estimate the

Sustainability Analysis at Landscape Scales

Sustainability Analysis at Landscape Scales Oak Ridge National Laboratory Description ORNL’s sustainability assessment approach for improved landscape management is based

System analysis for sustainable bioenergy cropping production and utilization

System analysis for sustainable bioenergy cropping production and utilization Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Description This capability is systems analyses for

TEA and LCA of Fuels and Chemicals Production from Biomass and Waste Feedstocks

TEA and LCA of Fuels and Chemicals Production from Biomass and Waste Feedstocks Oak Ridge National Laboratory Description Techno-economic analysis

Thermochemical Process Development Unit (TCPDU)

Thermochemical Process Development Unit (TCPDU) National Renewable Energy Laboratory Description Flexible pilot plant for gasification and pyrolysis of biomass and

Tools to quantify and decarbonize/increase carbon storage of resource production

Tools to quantify and decarbonize/increase carbon storage of resource production Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Description Capability to make quantitative isotope-enabled

Contact Information

Regional Biomass Resource Hubs team

Regional Biomass Resource Hub Initiative