Biomass Power Association Marks Fourth Annual Bioenergy Day with 40 Events Held in United States, Canada
October 19, 2016 – Washington, DC – In honor of the Fourth Annual Bioenergy Day, more than 40 organizations across the United States and Canada are opening their doors today to local residents and stakeholders, inviting them to learn more about an industry that provides significant environmental and economic benefits. Bioenergy Day participants include businesses representing all types of bioenergy – power, thermal and fuels – in addition to state and local governments and universities.
“Bioenergy Day participants in the United States and Canada today are helping their local communities better understand bioenergy and the many benefits it brings,” said Bob Cleaves, President and CEO of Biomass Power Association. “There are abundant sources of discarded organic materials that can serve as fuel for carbon beneficial electricity, heating, cooling and other uses. For the fourth year, Bioenergy Day is continuing to grow, counting participants across many states, provinces and bioenergy applications. We are grateful to our sponsors, particularly the U.S. Forest Service, for their dedication to raising awareness about the role of bioenergy in communities across the nation,”
Bioenergy Day sponsors include Biomass Power Association, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office, Drax Biomass, Pellet Fuels Institute, U.S. Industrial Pellet Association, Hearth Patio and Barbecue Association, Enviva, Biomass Thermal Energy Council and Biomass Magazine.
To learn more or to see a full list of events, please visit www.bioenergyday.org.
View our 2016 Bioenergy Day video on biomass in California, produced in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service, .
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