Statewide Wood Energy Teams >>
25 x '25 Initiative
“’25x'25’ is a rallying cry for renewable energy and a goal for America – to get 25 percent of our energy from renewable resources like wind, solar, and biofuels by the year 2025.”
Ag Biomass Council
“The Ag Biomass Council provides knowledge regarding the practical application and utilization of biomass conversion systems based on sound agronomics and environmental science.”
Alliance for Green Heat
"The Alliance for Green Heat promotes high-efficiency wood combustion as a low-carbon, sustainable, local and affordable heating solution. The Alliance seeks to make wood heat a cleaner and more efficient renewable energy option, particularly for those who cannot afford fossil fuel heat."
American Council on Renewable Energy
"ACORE is an organization of member companies and institutions that are dedicated to moving renewable energy into the mainstream of America’s economy, ensuring the success of the renewable energy industry while helping to build a sustainable and independent energy future for the nation."
Biomass Energy Research Association
“BERA is an association of bioenergy researchers, companies, and advocates that promotes education and research on renewable biomass energy and waste-to-energy systems.“
Biomass Energy Resource Center
“BERC seeks to achieve a healthier environment, strengthen local economies, and increase energy security across the United States through the development of sustainable biomass energy systems at the community level.”
Biomass Research & Development Initiative - U.S. Department of Energy
“The Biomass Research and Development Initiative (BRDI) is the multi-agency effort to coordinate and accelerate all Federal biobased products and bioenergy research and development.”
Council on Sustainable Biomass Production
“The Council on Sustainable Biomass Production (CSBP) is a multi-stakeholder group developing voluntary biomass to biofuel sustainability principles and standards for the production of feedstocks for second generation refineries (feedstocks for cellulosic refineries).”
Environmental and Energy Study Institute: Sustainable Biomass and Energy Program
“EESI seeks to educate policymakers about the potential economic development, energy security, and environmental benefits of sustainably tapping the country’s abundant biomass resources.”
European Biomass Association
“The European Biomass Association is a non profit Brussels based international organization whose mission is to represent bioenergy at EU level.”
European Biomass Industry Association
“EUBIA groups together market forces, technology providers, and knowledge centers, all of them active in the field of biomass.”
European Renewable Energy Council
“The European Renewable Energy Council (EREC) is the umbrella organization of the European renewable energy industry, trade and research associations active in the sectors of bioenergy, geothermal, ocean, small hydropower, solar electricity, solar thermal and wind energy.”
Interstate Renewable Energy Council
“IREC, formed in 1982 as a non-profit organization, supports market-oriented services targeted at education, coordination, procurement, the adoption and implementation of uniform guidelines and standards, workforce development, and consumer protection.”
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
“NREL is working to develop cost effective, environmentally friendly biomass conversion technologies to reduce our nation's dependence on foreign oil, improve our air quality, and support rural economies.”
Northern Forest Center
"The Center's mission is to build economic and community vitality while fostering sound forest stewardship across the Northern Forest of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont and New York."
The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy's Biomass Program
“The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy's Biomass Program works with industry, academia, and national laboratory partners on a balanced portfolio of research in biomass feedstocks and conversion technologies.”
Pellet Fuels Institute
“The Pellet Fuels Institute is a non-profit association that serves the pellet industry, which is comprised of pellet mills, pellet appliance manufacturers, and industry suppliers. The Institute active in educating consumers about the convenience and practicality of using wood pellet fuel in both residential and commercial applications.”
Pinchot Institute for Conservation
“The mission of the Pinchot Institute is to advance conservation and sustainable natural resource management by developing innovative, practical, and broadly-supported solutions to conservation challenges and opportunities.”
UN Foundation Bioenergy Initiative
"Our International Bioenergy Initiative (IBI) advances environmentally and economically sustainable strategies for harnessing biomass energy in ways that don't reduce fuel supplies."
"Working with Ecostrat and other partners, the U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities has developed this comprehensive database of wood to energy conversion facilitates in the United States and Canada."