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ATEC Passes First Semester
May 10, 2017 – 12:52 pm | No Comment

(Algae Industry Magazine)  The Algae Technology Education Consortium (ATEC), a collaboration among the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, the Algae Foundation, universities, community colleges, and industry production companies across the United States, has successfully implemented the first …

Expanding Algae Education
September 30, 2016 – 4:11 pm | No Comment

(Algae Biomass Organization)  The Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) has shown a commitment to algae and its future by funding a project to expand education in the algae industry. More specifically, BETO is …

@EthanolRFA Offers Online #Ethanol Emergency Course
August 5, 2016 – 4:25 pm | No Comment

by Joanna Schroeder (Energy.AgWired.com)  For first responders unable to attend in-person training courses, the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) is now offering an online version of its Ethanol Emergency Response course. Offered in partnership with the …

CAB-Comm Final Report Documents Accomplishments from Six Years of Algal Research
May 12, 2016 – 12:34 pm | No Comment

(U.S. Department of Energy)  The Consortium for Algal Biofuel Commercialization (CAB-Comm), led by the University of California, San Diego, has just released its final report, detailing the many accomplishments and impactful contributions achieved in its …

March Madness Webinar Series: In Review, the 600+ slides, the BioChannel.TV Replay Schedule
April 15, 2016 – 11:21 am | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  …We’ll have more webinars over the coming weeks as we turn our attention to new pressing topics — but first of all, thank you to the 1300+ season pass holders …

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces Flammable Liquid Unit Trains Response Curriculum
April 5, 2016 – 5:25 pm | No Comment

(US Department of Transportation)  Online Resource Offers Responders a Flexible Approach to Pre-Incident Planning for Rail Incidents — The US Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) today announced the launch of the …

NEWBio Scholarships Available: Online Bioenergy Graduate Education DEADLINE: March 15, 2016
February 1, 2016 – 1:18 pm | No Comment

(NEWBio)  NEWBio is offering a limited number of scholarships for students to take the following online graduate-level bioenergy courses during the summer semester of 2016: ABE884 (Bioenergy Systems) and ABE885 (Bioenergy Harvest and Logistics).  Find …

Advanced Biofuels Online Course Offered by McGill University and BioFuelNet Canada
January 11, 2016 – 3:13 pm | No Comment

(BioFuelNet Canada)  BioFuelNet Canada, a national research network hosted by McGill University, is offering an online certificate course on advanced biofuels. BioFuelNet strongly recommends that the network’s Highly Qualified Personnel (HQP) take this course, but anyone …

Learning about Ethanol Production Is Now Fun & Easy
September 16, 2015 – 1:59 pm | No Comment

(Novozymes Think Bioenergy/Bioenergy University)  How do you teach the basics of ethanol production in a fun and engaging manner? The Novozymes Bioenergy team asked itself this question and found the answer in Ethanol Challenge, an …

Novzymes Rolls out Ethanol Education Training Program
September 16, 2015 – 1:52 pm | No Comment

by Ann Bailey (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  A new training tool called Novozymes Bioenergy University is available to the ethanol industry.
Novozymes created the online training program to address the educational needs of the diverse workforce in …

Blog: Project to Restart Idled Ethanol Plant Has Deep Impact on Student
June 30, 2015 – 2:52 pm | No Comment

by Holly Jessen (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  This week, we’ll hear from someone that was part of a project to restart an idled ethanol plant in 2013. It was an ambitious and interesting effort and I’m …

Training Program Teaches Diesel Mechanics about Biodiesel
June 11, 2015 – 2:52 pm | No Comment

(Iowa Biodiesel Board/Biodiesel Magazine) A federal grant has helped expand a program to educate diesel technicians about biodiesel throughout the Midwest. Working in conjunction with the Iowa Biodiesel Board, the regional Clean Cities initiative makes the …

Pennsylvania State University (PSU): An Example to Follow
May 13, 2015 – 12:47 pm | No Comment

by Danilo Gusmão de Quadros* (Advanced Biofuels USA) I had heard about Pennsylvania State University’s bioenergy and biofuels educational initiatives from Advanced Biofuels USA’s Joanne Ivancic, just after starting to work on a project to …

Top of Biofuels Class
April 13, 2015 – 3:50 pm | No Comment

by Holly Jessen (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Training programs around the U.S. offer opportunities in the biofuels industry for part- and full-time students.

Mick Miller, president of NuVu Fuels and general manager of DENCO II in Morris, …

Telling the Story of Energy Through Online Educational Resources
April 7, 2015 – 6:40 pm | No Comment

(American Farm Bureau Federation)  The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture has launched new, free energy-based educational resources online for middle- and high-school educators and volunteers.
Educators will discover the power of energy education and the unique …

Lifting America’s Game in Climate Education, Literacy, and Training
December 8, 2014 – 11:42 am | No Comment

(The White House Office of Science and Technology)  …  Continued progress into the future will depend on ensuring a climate-smart citizenry and a next-generation American workforce of city planners, community leaders, engineers, and entrepreneurs who understand the urgent …

Students Power Up in Classroom with Biofuels Video Game
November 24, 2014 – 5:22 pm | No Comment

by Mary Sussman  (Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center)  High school students wrestle with the sustainability challenges of making real-world decisions about biofuel agriculture while playing Fields of Fuel, an educational video game developed by WID …

University of Tennessee Publishes Learning Materials–Biochar Module for Middle and High School Students AND Online Course for Biomass Procurement Specialist-Switchgrass
September 16, 2014 – 4:53 pm | No Comment

The University of Tennessee’s  Southeastern Partnership for Integrated Biomass Supply Systems has published learning materials for students and professionals in their Learning Materials web pages.
Using Biochar as a soil amendmentThe UT conversion team has created an …

Summer 2014 NEWBio Graduate Bioenergy Scholarships Available – Apply by March 20, 2014
March 3, 2014 – 4:45 pm | No Comment

(NEWBio)    Scholarships are available for two online courses that will be offered this summer: ABE 884: Bioenergy Systems and ABE 885: Bioenergy Harvest & Logistics. The courses are 3 credits each, and scholarships are …

Extension Programs: NewBio Webinars 2nd Tuesdays
January 6, 2014 – 6:12 pm | No Comment
Extension Programs:  NewBio Webinars  2nd Tuesdays

Join us on the second Tuesday of each month for our “Northeast Bioenergy Webinar Series”. These online, hour-long presentations are free to the public, and feature fascinating and important topics related to bioenergy in the …

Students at ACTC Study the Power of Soy
January 6, 2014 – 5:41 pm | No Comment

by Mike James (The Independent)  Looking at the tiny vial of golden soybean oil on his desk reminds Shannon McCarty that technical education must keep up with technology.
In this case, it means the diesel mechanics …

Online Course: Algae Production Certification Course
September 23, 2013 – 5:55 pm | No Comment

Name of Provider: National Algae Association
Type: introduce individuals to the multifaceted concepts of not only strain selection, cultivation, harvesting, and bioproduction methods; but also the economic considerations prevalent in the commercial algae production industry.
Course: NAA Algae Production and …

Penn State Offers New Online Bioenergy Course: ABE 884 – Bioenergy Systems
August 21, 2013 – 11:21 am | No Comment
Penn State Offers New Online Bioenergy Course: ABE 884 – Bioenergy Systems

This fall semester, Penn State World Campus is offering the following online graduate course:  ABE 884 – Bioenergy Systems 
You are invited to register now for this advanced course in bioenergy principles and applications.  
The course examines …

No Matter Who Wins The Presidency, Addiction to Foreign Oil Will Still Be a Problem
October 23, 2012 – 6:29 pm | No Comment

(National Algae Association) …NAA is proud of its efforts in promoting collaboration between the research community and the commercial algae production industry. Without any grant money from the government, NAA has been successful in promoting collaboration between …

Cenusa Bioenergy Receives $25 Million Grant from USDA
March 26, 2012 – 5:43 pm | No Comment

by Kelly Madsen (IowaStateDaily.com)  The Iowa State University-led Cenusa Bioenergy project works to develop a biofuel with both a Midwestern and environmental focus.
Through a five-year, $25 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National …