California Bioresources Alliance Symposium 2013


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The eighth annual California Bioresources Alliance Symposium was held September 18-19, 2013. CPUC Commissioner Carla Peterman gave the keynote on the future of bioenergy, and the opening session focused on recent California legislation addressing bioresources.

Other sessions included an update on the Bioenergy Action Plan, biogas challenges faced by wastewater treatment plants, the federal/state dairy digester initiative and dairy clustering, forestry products and urban residuals options, facility siting issues, and use of bioresources for mine reclamation.

California Wastewater Biogas Technology Summit Presentations



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 Website with links to presentations  from The California Wastewater Biogas Technology Summit held on February 7th, 2013.  The forum was organized and sponsored by CASA, CPUC, US EPA Region 9, Cal EPA, SCAP, SCAQMD, CEC, UC Davis and others. The forum was held at the South Coast AQMD offices in Diamond Bar.  The forum was attended by more than 100 people in person plus numerous others via a webcast.

The statewide wastewater biogas working group’s goal is to: “Establish a proactive multi-sector forum to understand barriers and to facilitate the development of cost effective technologies that will enable wastewater treatment facilities to use renewable biogas in compliance with existing and potential air quality regulations. ”

The Interagency Wastewater Biogas Working Group: California Assn of Sanitation Agencies, U.S. EPA Region 9, South Coast AQMD, Cal-EPA (Office of the Secretary, State Water Resources Control Board, Air Resources Board), California Energy Commission, CPUC-Energy Division, UC Davis Biomass Collaborative, Southern California Alliance of Publicly Owned Treatment Works

AB 118 Investment Plan – Staff Presentation

Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology Program

Advisory Committee Meeting 

Presentations from the December 2012 meeting of the Advisory Committee of the Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology Program. Program status update by Jim McKinney, including a summary of major award types and future funding opportunities. To date, Energy Commission has allocated more than $450 million to funding categories, and awarded more than $300 million among 150 projects. Also presentation on 2013-2014 Investment Plan Update.

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