The National Academy of Sciences has found that the U.S. can achieve 100% renewable power by mid-century, but only with a diverse portfolio that includes bioenergy to provide flexible generation power.
San Francisco Chronicle Letter to the Editor on the importance of bioenergy for grid stability and to reduce burning or landfilling of organic waste.
BAC and TSS Consultants article on how forest biomass to energy can improve forest health, cut pollution, protect water supplies and provide renewable energy.
BAC and its members helped to pass several new laws to boost bioenergy production and use, increase incentives and remove regulatory hurdles. Along with new climate change laws, these will quickly accelerate bioenergy development in California.
Several BAC members have received Wood Innovation Grants from the U.S. Forest Service to develop small-scale bioenergy projects using forest waste from wildfire reduction and forest restoration projects.
See GNA's excellent article in Advanced Clean Transportation News on Why Biogas is Critical to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions from the Transportation Sector.
The California Department of Food and Agriculture has just announced the recipients of $69.9 million in Cap & Trade revenues for 40 dairy digester projects that will help to reduce the state's largest source of methane emissions.
CalBio and Land O'Lakes have launched a first-of-its-kind collaboration to support the financing, installation and management of on-farm methane digesters to generate biogas that will be used as a carbon negative transportation fuel.