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Biogas could replace more than 2/3

of all diesel vehicle fuel in California.

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Bioenergy projects add jobs

and tax revenue for local economies.

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Bioenergy from forest waste saves tens of

millions of dollars in fire-fighting and damages.

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California uses only 15% of its organic

waste potential for renewable energy.

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Livestock is the largest source of

methane GHG emissions in California.

The Bioenergy Association of California

The Bioenergy Association of California (BAC) was established in 2013 to promote sustainable bioenergy development.  Bioenergy includes renewable electricity, low carbon transportation fuels and pipeline biogas generated from organic waste such as dairy and agricultural waste, food and yard waste, wastewater treatment, organic waste diverted from landfills, and forest biomass .  BAC’s members include private companies, public agencies, local governments, investors, consultants, nonprofits, individuals and others interested in promoting community-scale bioenergy generation.  BAC focuses on policy advocacy, public education and outreach, research, and industry best practices.

 

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/by Julia Levin

BAC-CASA Reply Comments on Cost Allocation

Joint Comments of BAC and the California Association of Sanitation Agencies on the need to allocate some pipeline biomethane costs to ratepayers and to use cap and trade revenues to help pay those costs.
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/by Julia Levin

BAC-CASA Comments on Cost Allocation

Opening Comments of BAC and the California Association of Sanitation Agencies on the importance of allocating some pipeline biomethane costs to utilities and ratepayers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and protect public health.
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/by Katherine Mitchell

Governor Signs Bills Important to Bioenergy!!!

Governor Brown signed three important bills that will increase the availability of organic material for bioenergy, compost and other productive uses, rather than wasting it in landfills, and will promote a range of technologies to convert that feedstock to clean, renewable energy and transportation fuels.
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/by Katherine Mitchell

Governor Signs Bills Important to Bioenergy!!!

Governor Brown signed three important bills that will increase the availability of organic material for bioenergy, compost and other productive uses, rather than wasting it in landfills, and will promote a range of technologies to convert that feedstock to clean, renewable energy and transportation fuels.
Seal-of-California scaled 100 x 100
/by Katherine Mitchell

Governor Signs Bills Important to Bioenergy!!!

Governor Brown signed three important bills that will increase the availability of organic material for bioenergy, compost and other productive uses, rather than wasting it in landfills, and will promote a range of technologies to convert that feedstock to clean, renewable energy and transportation fuels.
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2012 Bioenergy Action Plan

Developed by the Bioenergy Interagency Working Group, the Bioenergy Action Plan outlines strategies, goals, objectives, and actions that California state agencies will take to increase bioenergy development in California

BAC members include private companies, public agencies, local governments and others  working to promote sustainable bioenergy development in California.

BAC supports policies to promote renewable electricity, low carbon transportation fuels, pipeline biogas and greenhouse gas reductions from organic waste.

See news about BAC and its members and our calendar of events related to bioenergy.

Visit our library of bioenergy resources, including Fact Sheets, Presentations and Reports.