Resources

Reports/Articles:

Biofuels Academy and Glossary of Terms

Biofuels Can Support Environmental Economic Social Goals June 2014

Energy Provisions in the 2014 Farm Bill – Congressional Research Service

BPA – Biomass Basics

NAFO- Forest Biomass is a Plentiful Bioenergy Source

Potential greenhouse gas benefits of transatlantic wood pellet trade

Biogas in the United States: An Assessment of Market Potential in a Carbon-Constrained Future

Renewable Energy in the 50 States: Southeastern Edition

Guidebook for the Sustainable Production Practices of Switchgrass in the Southeastern U.S.

Agbioscience in the Southern United States

Battelle: ‘Agbioscience’ growth in South buoyed by Ag Experiment Stations, Extension

Bigger than you think – The hidden reserves of clean energy projects

Biomass, Bioenergy, and Sustainability

Clean Energy Trends 2013

Pew Clean Energy Action Plan

US Biofuels in 2013: stories to watch

Websites

https://bioenergykdf.net/ – The Bioenergy Knowledge Discovery Framework supports the development of a sustainable bioenergy industry by providing access to a variety of data sets, publications, and collaboration and mapping tools that support bioenergy research, analysis, and decision making.

The Wood2Energy database provides the most comprehensive and up-to-date information base of its type. Such information is vital to making sound planning and business decisions to expand uses of wood for energy while protecting the long-term sustainability of North America’s rich forested estate.

Biomass MapsThese maps illustrate the biomass resources available in the United States by county.

NREL Interactive Renewable Energy Atlas Map

Southeastern Partnership for Integrated Biomass Supply Systems (IBSS) – Demonstrating real-world solutions towards economically and environmentally sustainable production and conversion of biomass-to-biofuel in the southeast United States

IBSS Extension Projects and Partners websites

Biofuels Academy – Dedicated to biofuels education in Chemical Engineering

USDA Energy Investment Map

Biomass Energy Resource Center (BERC)

2014 Pellet Plants – View the list of proposed, under construction, and existing wood pellet plants in the U.S. and Canada.