• October 18 – BioEnergy Day Flier Read More
  • July 2017: Analysis of Forest Service data shows that benefits accrue when sustainable forest management provides wood pellets for energy that keep fossil fuel in the ground. Read More
  • 2017: International report presents status and prospects for renewable energy using wood pellets from the southeastern United States. Read More
  • March 28, 2017: Workshop on Visualizing Progress toward Bioenergy Sustainability at Oak Ridge National Laboratory hosted by Mike Hilliard, Virginia dale, Esther Parish, and Keith Kline regarding development of a tool to support visualization of complex information
  • March 6-9, 2017: Peer review of projects supported by Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) in Denver, Colorado.
  • February 27, 2017: Virginia Dale discusses bioenergy sustainability: Read More


The 2016 Billion-Ton Report (BT16), Volume 2: Environmental Sustainability Effects of Select Scenarios from Volume 1, jointly released by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) and Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), is a pioneering effort to analyze a range of potential environmental effects associated with illustrative near-term and long-term biomass-production scenarios from the 2016 Billion-Ton Report, Volume 1.

Fourth Annual Bio-Energy Day October 19, 2016, UT Arboretum.