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New Report Finds Bioenergy Critical

To Achieve Carbon Neutrality in California

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California can generate enough biogas from organic waste to

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Replace all of the diesel used by motor vehicles in the state.

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Bioenergy projects add jobs

and tax revenue for local economies.

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California uses only 15% of its organic

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waste potential for renewable energy.

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Biogas generated from livestock waste

Is the lowest carbon fuel of any kind

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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.

 

/by Julia Levin

CPUC Launches Microgrid Track 2

The CPUC has just issued a Staff Proposal on Track 2 of its Microgrid proceeding, which will address a microgrid tariff and other policy changes to expand the use of microgrids.
/by Julia Levin

CPUC Launches Microgrid Track 2

The CPUC has just issued a Staff Proposal on Track 2 of its Microgrid proceeding, which will address a microgrid tariff and other policy changes to expand the use of microgrids.
/by Julia Levin

BAC’s Reply Comments on Pipeline Biomethane

BAC filed Reply Comments on pipeline biomethane in late August that ask the CPUC to adopt a biomethane procurement requirement, increase incentives for biomethane, and increase R&D for biomethane.
/by Julia Levin

Legislative Analyst Critiques State’s Transportation Climate Programs

The California Legislative Analyst's Office has released an assessment of the state's climate programs, including a detailed study of the effectiveness of the state's transportation programs which found that investments in heavy duty vehicles are the only ones providing measurable reductions in climate pollution.
/by Julia Levin

WATCH: CalBio Opens Kern County’s First Dairy RNG Project

See California Bioenergy's virtual opening of its first dairy digester cluster project in Kern County, which will generate carbon negative biogas from dairy manure and inject it into a SoCalGas pipeline. Presenters include CDFA Secretary Ross, CEC Commissioner Monahan and others.
/by Julia Levin

World Leaders in Bioenergy

San Francisco Chronicle Letter to the Editor on the importance of bioenergy for grid stability and to reduce burning or landfilling of organic waste.
/by Julia Levin

WATCH: CalBio Opens Kern County’s First Dairy RNG Project

See California Bioenergy's virtual opening of its first dairy digester cluster project in Kern County, which will generate carbon negative biogas from dairy manure and inject it into a SoCalGas pipeline. Presenters include CDFA Secretary Ross, CEC Commissioner Monahan and others.
/by Julia Levin

State of the Sierra Nevada’s Forests

California state agency issues urgent report on the state of California's forests, calling for more bioenergy to reduce catastrophic wildfires and air pollution emissions.

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.