University of California
Woody Biomass Utilization

Welcome to Woody Biomass Utilization

  • Check out our Interactive Biomass Power and Wood Processing Map

    Check out our Interactive Biomass Power and Wood Processing Map

  • Learn About and Get Involved with the Implementation of AB1504 Carbon Sequestration Efforts

    Learn About and Get Involved with the Implementation of AB1504 Carbon Sequestration Efforts

  • Learn more about the upcoming Hazardous Fuels Reduction Demonstration in Central and Southern California

    Learn more about the upcoming Hazardous Fuels Reduction Demonstration in Central and Southern California

  • Read up on our collection of reports, publications, and informative pamphlets

    Read up on our collection of reports, publications, and informative pamphlets

  • Join an upcoming workshop or watch past workshops

    Join an upcoming workshop or watch past workshops

The Woody Biomass Utilization Group (About Us) at UC Berkeley is a collaborative outreach effort working to advance the understanding and use of wood and woody biomass.

Part of the University of California system-wide Division of Agriculture and Natural Resource, the group is responsible for providing science-based information, technical assistance, and information about funding opportunities related to biomass utilization interests throughout the state of California.

Currently, the group is actively engaged in:

  • Providing Grants information and assistance.
  • Collaborating with Community Biomass Groups and other partner agencies on the research and policy needs of biomass utilization.
  • Presenting the latest announcements on woody biomass policy and technology developments through our Mailing List and Blog.
  • Evaluating use of biomass material in non-wood based manufacturing processes.
For additional information or inquiries, please Contact Us.
 
Biomass Utilization Information

Woody Biomass Infoguides

Learn more about what the woody biomass product is and the many uses it has.

 

California Hardwood Utilization

California Hardwoods

Access our archive of innovative research on the potential applications of California's native hardwood species.

Biomass Feasibility Studies

Feasibility Studies

See case studies from past collaboration efforts with facility development.

 

 

 

Blog Feed (Full Blog Here)


  • What's New with Wood Biomass?

    Added March 26, 2015
    PowerMap

    Over the past few months, there have been several changes to the wood bioenergy landscape in California. On the legislative front, three new bills have been introduced to the state legislature: SB 32 SB 32 was introduced in December of last year to...

  • Forest Products Lab Seminar: Introduction to Wood Products

    Added March 10, 2015

    The Woody Biomass Utilization Group is pleased to host a seminar on the history and current direction of wood products utilization this Friday, March 13th, from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. The workshop is open to students and resource professionals interested in...


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