Notice of Request for Information (RFI) on FY 2021 Bioenergy Technologies Office Multi-Topics, 52109 [2020-18436]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 164 / Monday, August 24, 2020 / Notices Education is especially interested in public comment addressing the following issues: (1) Is this collection necessary to the proper functions of the Department; (2) will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the Department enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) how might the Department minimize the burden of this collection on the respondents, including through the use of information technology. Please note that written comments received in response to this notice will be considered public records. Title of Collection: William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program, Federal Direct PLUS Loan Request for Supplemental Information. OMB Control Number: 1845–0103. Type of Review: A revision of an existing information collection. Respondents/Affected Public: Individuals or households. 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[FR Doc. 2020–18458 Filed 8–21–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Notice of Request for Information (RFI) on FY 2021 Bioenergy Technologies Office Multi-Topics Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy (DOE). ACTION: Request for information (RFI). AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:31 Aug 21, 2020 Jkt 250001 The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) invites public comment on its Request for Information (RFI) number DE–FOA–0002386 to help inform its Bioenergy Technologies Office’s (BETO) research priorities and funding strategies. The purpose of this RFI is to solicit feedback from industry, academia, research laboratories, government agencies, and other stakeholders on issues related to residential wood heater technology advancement and bioprocessing separations development. DATES: Responses to the RFI must be received by September 21, 2020. ADDRESSES: Interested parties are to submit comments electronically to FY21MultiTopic@ee.doe.gov. Include ‘‘BETO Multi-Topic RFI’’ in the subject line of the email. Only electronic responses will be accepted. The complete RFI document is located at https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Questions may be addressed to FY21MultiTopic@ee.doe.gov or contact Josh Messner at 720–318–7385 or by email at joshua.messner@ee.doe.gov. Further instruction can be found in the RFI document posted on EERE Exchange. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of this RFI is to solicit feedback from industry, academia, research laboratories, government agencies, and other stakeholders on issues related to overcoming the technical barriers and challenges in the design of clean, efficient residential scale wood heaters and in bioprocessing separations development. EERE is specifically interested in information on the following areas: Topic Area 1—Residential Wood Heater Technology Advancement: Identifying the critical technology gaps and resources required to significantly reduce emissions and improve efficiency of residential wood heaters. Topic Area 2—Bioprocessing Separations Development: Identifying the critical technology gaps and research needs required to enable more efficient separations technologies spanning biochemical and thermochemical approaches. Additional information is available in the full RFI. The RFI is available at: https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/. 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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY


Notice of Request for Information (RFI) on FY 2021 Bioenergy 
Technologies Office Multi-Topics

AGENCY: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of 
Energy (DOE).

ACTION: Request for information (RFI).

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) invites public comment on 
its Request for Information (RFI) number DE-FOA-0002386 to help inform 
its Bioenergy Technologies Office's (BETO) research priorities and 
funding strategies. The purpose of this RFI is to solicit feedback from 
industry, academia, research laboratories, government agencies, and 
other stakeholders on issues related to residential wood heater 
technology advancement and bioprocessing separations development.

DATES: Responses to the RFI must be received by September 21, 2020.

ADDRESSES: Interested parties are to submit comments electronically to 
[email protected]. Include ``BETO Multi-Topic RFI'' in the 
subject line of the email. Only electronic responses will be accepted. 
The complete RFI document is located at https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Questions may be addressed to 
[email protected] or contact Josh Messner at 720-318-7385 or by 
email at [email protected]. Further instruction can be found in 
the RFI document posted on EERE Exchange.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of this RFI is to solicit 
feedback from industry, academia, research laboratories, government 
agencies, and other stakeholders on issues related to overcoming the 
technical barriers and challenges in the design of clean, efficient 
residential scale wood heaters and in bioprocessing separations 
development. EERE is specifically interested in information on the 
following areas:
    Topic Area 1--Residential Wood Heater Technology Advancement: 
Identifying the critical technology gaps and resources required to 
significantly reduce emissions and improve efficiency of residential 
wood heaters.
    Topic Area 2--Bioprocessing Separations Development: Identifying 
the critical technology gaps and research needs required to enable more 
efficient separations technologies spanning biochemical and 
thermochemical approaches.
    Additional information is available in the full RFI. The RFI is 
available at: https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/.

Confidential Business Information

    Pursuant to 10 CFR 1004.11, any person submitting information that 
he or she believes to be confidential and exempt by law from public 
disclosure should submit via email two well-marked copies: One copy of 
the document marked ``confidential'' including all the information 
believed to be confidential, and one copy of the document marked ``non-
confidential'' with the information believed to be confidential 
deleted. DOE will make its own determination about the confidential 
status of the information and treat it according to its determination.
    Signing Authority: This document of the Department of Energy was 
signed on August 14, 2020, by Michael Berube, Acting Director of the 
Bioenergy Technologies Office, Office of Energy Efficiency and 
Renewable Energy, pursuant to delegated authority from the Secretary of 
Energy. That document with the original signature and date is 
maintained by DOE. For administrative purposes only, and in compliance 
with requirements of the Office of the Federal Register, the 
undersigned DOE Federal Register Liaison Officer has been authorized to 
sign and submit the document in electronic format for publication, as 
an official document of the Department of Energy. This administrative 
process in no way alters the legal effect of this document upon 
publication in the Federal Register.

    Signed in Washington, DC, on August 18, 2020.
Treena V. Garrett,
Federal Register Liaison Officer, U.S. Department of Energy.
[FR Doc. 2020-18436 Filed 8-21-20; 8:45 am]
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