February 28, 2007
GCRIO Program Overview
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Published July 1988 through June 1999
FROM VOLUME 7, NUMBER 9, SEPTEMBER 1994
REPORTS... ENERGY: ENERGY FROM BIOMASS
At the Crossroads, U.S. Dept. Energy, 24 pp., July 1994.
Contact Biofuels Systems Div., U.S. DOE, 1000 Independence Ave.
SW, Washington DC 20585.
Gives an overview of this program: mission, need, status of
biofuel use, collaborations with industry, strategic goals. The
research, development, demonstration and commercialization
activities are designed to encourage the use of biofuels for
Power Commercialization: The Federal Role, E. Denzler, 13
pp., 1994 (UCS).
"How-to" Primer for Biomass Resource Development
(EPRI TR-103439), 52 pp., Dec. 1993, $200 to nonmembers (EPRI).
Large-scale use of biomass feedstocks for producing
electricity will depend on establishing regional infrastructures
to plan, establish and manage integrated production systems. Such
development is currently constrained by uncertainties in crop
yields and costs and limited public and farmer awareness of the
regional and rural socioeconomic and environmental benefits that
for Achieving a Sustainable, Clean, and Cost-Effective Biomass
Resource, 1994 (EPRI). Also contact Jane Turnbull, Project
Manager, EPRI (415-855-2000).
A "white paper" that concludes that woody and
herbaceous biomass could supply up to 100,000 Mw of electricity
in the U.S. Discusses the markets and agricultural policies that
need to be developed. Calls on Congress to address this issue in
the 1995 Farm Bill.
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