Bioenergy Topics from the Northwest Hub Region
Climate-Resilient Hazelnuts in Oregon and Washington
Hazelnuts are a climate-resilient crop that could expand Oregon’s market for food, livestock feed, and bioenergy.
Using Woody Biomass for Fuel and Energy in the Northwest
Leftover wood from harvest and fuel treatments can be a sustainable source of energy in the Northwest.
Agricultural Biomass for Biofuel
Biofuels created from food waste and non-food crops in the Northwest have the potential to be sustainable.
A description of the various processes to make biofuel and the type of fuel each process makes.
Biomass Energy in the Northwest
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 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…