Research Links
This comprehensive tool provides detailed information on biomass resources and utilization throughout the United States.

The BFIN (Bioenergy Feedstock Information Network)  is a gateway to a wealth of biomass feedstock information resources from the U.S. Department  of Energy, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Idaho National Laboratory, National Renewable  Energy Laboratory, and other research organizations.

DSIRE is a comprehensive source of information on state, local,utility, and federal incentives that promote renewable energy and energy efficiency.

EIA provides policy-independent data, forecasts, and analyses to promote sound policy-making, efficient markets, and public understanding regarding energy and its interaction with the economy and the environment.

The Forestry Inventory and Analysis (FIA) Program of the U.S. Forest Service projects how forests are likely to appear 10 to 50 years from now. FIA reports on status and trends in forest area and location; in the species, size, and health of trees; in total tree growth, mortality, and removals by harvest; in wood production and utilization rates by various products; and in forest land ownership.

Healthy Forest and Rangelands provides fire, fuel, and land management information to government officials, land and fire management professionals, businesses, communities, and other interested organizations and individuals.

The Idaho National Laboratory is a science-based, applied engineering national laboratory dedicated to supporting the U.S. Department of Energy's missions in environment, energy, science, and national defense.
Joint Fire Science Program provides scientific information and support for fuel and fire management programs.

The Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory conducts unclassified research across a wide range of scientific disciplines with key efforts in fundamental studies of the universe; quantitative biology; nanoscience; and new energy systems and environmental solutions.

The National Agricultural Library (NAL) provides reference and information services, document delivery, interlibrary loan and interlibrary borrowing services to a variety of audiences.

NREL is the U.S. Department of Energy's premier laboratory for renewable energy research and development and a lead lab for energy efficiency R&D.

At Oak Ridge National Laboratory scientists and engineers conduct R&D to create scientific knowledge and technical solutions that strengthen the nation's leadership in key areas of science; increase availability  of clean, abundant energy; restore and protect the environment; and contribute to national security.
The Office of Bioenergy Programs at the University of Tennessee is actively working toward a secure and sustainable energy future for the state and nation. Housed in the Institute fo Agriculture, the Office of Bioenergy Programs coordinates a variety of research, development, and outreach programs, all involving bioenergy.
The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory delivers science-based solutions to the Department  of Energy's major challenges of expanding energy, ensuring national security, and mission-driven science.
The Sandia National Laboratories develop science-based technologies that support national security through science and technology, people, infrastructure, and partnerships.
The U.S. Forest Service Southern Research Station is dedicated to providing and developing scientific and technical knowledge aimed at improving our capability to protect, manage, and use forests and rangelands.
The Sun Grant Initiative is a national network of land-grant universities and federally funded laboratories working together to further establish a biobased economy.
The Sun Grant BioWeb is a non-commercial, educational website that provides current information about using biomass resources for bioenergy and bioproducts.
USDA provides comprehensive information on energy related programs, funding opportunities, and technical support across all USDA agencies and offices.

EERE develops technology for conversion of biomass to valuable fuels, chemicals, materials and power, so as to reduce dependence on foreign oil and foster growth of biorefineries.

The U.S. Forest Service's purpose is to sustain the health, diversity and productivity fo the nation's forests and grasslands to meet the needs of present and future generations.

The U.S. Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. Celebrating 100 years of public service in 2010 is dedicated to promoting healthy forest and forest-based economies through the efficient, sustainable use of our forest resources.
Wood2Energy provides a complete literature review on the state of the science of energy from forest biomass and a searchable public database of industrial and selected community-scale users of wood to energy facilities across the United States and Canada.
BioSAT Partners