National Bioenergy Center
The National Bioenergy Center (NBC) works to advance and develop innovative and cost-effective
solutions that move the production of biofuels, bioproducts, biochemicals, and bioenergy
NREL’s bioenergy research covers the full spectrum of discovery science, from exploratory
research to pilot-scale processing. Our partnerships with industry, academia, and
other government entities are central to achieving the NBC’s goals.
The National Bioenergy Center is led by Center Director Thomas D. Foust. For more information about the NBC, contact us.
Techno-Economic, Sustainability, and Market Analysis
Biochemical Process Development and Integration
Biomass Deconstruction and Pretreatment
Biogas Upgrading and Waste-to-Energy
Biological and Catalytic Conversion of Sugars and Lignin
Thermochemical Process Integration, Scale-Up, and Piloting
Heterogeneous Catalysis for Thermochemical Conversion
U.S. Department of Energy's Bioenergy Technologies Office