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Bioenergy Topics from the Northwest Hub Region

  • Biofuel Production

    An anaerobic digester on a farm in Oregon.

    A description of the various processes to make biofuel and the type of fuel each process makes.

  • Biomass Energy in the Northwest

    Field of canola flowers in Oregon

    Biomass energy, or energy made from plant and animal products, is a source of renewable energy. It reduces our reliance on fossil fuels (mainly oil, gas, and coal), preventing the release of carbon…

  • Biochar

    A hand holding biochar from a tree

    Biochar is a stable solid, rich in carbon that is made when organic waste material or biomass is partially combusted in the presence of limited oxygen. Here is a brief description of biochar and…