BAC and the California Natural Gas Vehicle Partnership have released a new fact sheet on Bioenergy and Jobs that shows that bioenergy from organic waste can generate tens of thousands of good jobs in California, while providing huge benefits for the climate and air quality as well.
Article highlights the jobs, climate change, air quality, and waste reduction benefits of bioenergy.
BAC's Executive Director authored this CalMatters opinion piece on the need for bioenergy and green hydrogen to maintain a reliable and renewable electricity grid.
Environmental Law News has Published an Article on the Importance of Bioenergy in California.
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.
Editorial on why the CPUC needs to move more quickly to develop forest biomass projects to meet the Governor's Emergency Order.
The California Department of Forests and Fire just released a new estimate of dead trees in the Southern Sierras. In just the past year, the number of dead trees has increased from 29 million to more than 66 million.
Capitol Public Radio story on the importance of biomass energy to address the tree mortality and wildfire crisis in California.
See the comments by Senate President Kevin de Leon, ARB Chair Mary Nichols, and Senator Ben Allen at BAC's third annual reception in March.
Over the past few weeks, BAC members received more than $25 million…
'Bioenergy Industry Seeks Bill Requiring Renewable Natural Gas Standard' appeared in Inside Cal/EPA.
'Renewable Natural Gas Helps Reduce Emissions, Policy Support Needed' appeared as an online article at the Energy Collective website.
New EPA 'Framework for Assessing Biogenic CO2 Emissions' supports findings that the use of waste-derived feedstocks and certain forest-derived products are likely to have minimal or no net atmospheric contributions of biogenic CO2 emissions.
See BAC's new report on "Decarbonizing the Gas Sector: Why California Needs a Renewable Gas Standard."
INSIDE Cal/EPA online news article quotes BAC press release to explain the new bionenergy bills signed by the Governor.
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.