Bioenergy Links

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State

Illinois

The Council of Great Lakes Governors: Great Lakes Biomass State-Regional Partnership
http://www.cglg.org/biomass/index.asp

The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity - Biofuels
http://www.commerce.state.il.us/dceo/Bureaus/Energy_Recycling/Energy/Renewable+Fuels/

The University of Illinois Urbana-Champagne Center for Advanced Bioenergy Research
http://www.bioenergy.uiuc.edu/about/vision.html
see also:
http://www.bioenergy.uiuc.edu/news/otheruniversities.html#illinoisstate

Indiana

Indiana Biomass Energy Working Group
http://www.extension.purdue.edu/renewable-energy/indiana-biomass-working-group.shtml

Integrative Center for Biotechnology and Engineering
http://cobweb.ecn.purdue.edu/%7Elorre/16/overview/overview_bioenergy.shtml

Iowa

The Agricultural Marketing Resource Center
http://www.agmrc.org/renewable_energy/

BIOWA
http://biowa.us/

Iowa Renewable Fuels Association
http://www.iowarfa.org/

The Iowa Energy Center
http://www.energy.iastate.edu/becon/

Iowa Center for Agricultural Law and Taxation
http://www.calt.iastate.edu

Kansas

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Kansas Bioscience Authority
http://www.kansasbioauthority.org/areas_of_expertise/Bioenergy.aspx

Michigan

Department of Energy, Labor & Economic Growth
http://www.michigan.gov/dleg/0,1607,7-154-25676_25753---,00.html

Michigan State University - Bioenergy
http://bioenergy.anr.msu.edu/index.shtml

The Michigan State University Office of Bio-based Technology
http://www.bioeconomy.msu.edu/default.aspx

Minnesota

Clean Energy Resource Teams
http://www.cleanenergyresourceteams.org/about

The Great Plains Institute
http://www.gpisd.net/

The Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP)
http://www.iatp.org/
http://www.iatp.org/enviroag/
http://www.agobservatory.org/

The Minnesota Project
http://www.mnproject.org/index.html

The North Central Bioeconomy Consortium
http://www.ncbioconsortium.org/index.asp?Type=NONE&SEC={70C945E6-A13F-4A40-8C89-B708996177E2}

The University of Minnesota Biotechnology Institute
http://www.bti.umn.edu/biofuelsworkshop/index.html

The University of Minnesota Institute on the Environment
http://environment.umn.edu/iree/

Missouri

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Missouri Department of Natural Resources
http://www.dnr.mo.gov/energy/renewables/index.html

Nebraska

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Biological Systems Engineering Dept: Bioenergy, Renewable Alternatives
http://bioenergy.unl.edu/index.shtml

North Dakota

North Dakota State University Bioenergy and Product Innovation Center
http://www.ndsu.nodak.edu/ndsu/bioopportunities/

University of North Dakota Energy and Environmental Resource Center
http://www.undeerc.org/programareas/

Ohio

Green Energy Ohio
http://www.greenenergyohio.org/page.cfm?pageId=49

Office of the Ohio Consumers' Council
http://www.pickocc.org/smartenergy/renewables/bioenergy.shtml

The Ohio Department of Development - Office of Energy Efficiency
http://www.odod.state.oh.us/cdd/oee/default.htm

The Ohio State University Extension - South Centers - Bioenergy
http://southcenters.osu.edu/bioenergy/

South Dakota

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(In Development)

Wisconsin

National Facilitation Project of the National Water Program: Energy Independence, Bioenergy Generation and Environmental Sustainability
http://clean-water.uwex.edu/nfpbioenergy/

The Center on Wisconsin Strategy
http://www.cows.org/

The Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center
http://www.greatlakesbioenergy.org/

The Office of Energy Independence
http://power.wisconsin.gov/section.asp?linkid=1124&locid=131

The University of Wisconsin's Bioenergy & Bioeconomy Team
http://bio.uwex.edu/index.cfm

The Wisconsin Bioenergy Institute
http://www.wbi.wisc.edu/

Wisconsin's Bioenergy Forum
www.bioenergyforum.com

Wisconsin Bio-Industry Alliance
http://www.wisconsinbioindustry.com/about/

Wisconsin's Focus on Energy
http://www.focusonenergy.com/

Regional

Midwest Rural Energy Council

http://www.mrec.org/index.htm

National

Farmers Legal Action Group
http://www.flaginc.org

National Agricultural Marketing Resource Center
http://www.agmrc.org/renewable_energy/

U.S. Department of Energy - Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
http://www1.eere.energy.gov/biomass/

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Energy Generation Technologies

Biomass for Electricity Generation

USDA/FSA Biomass Crop Assistance Program
http://www.fsa.usda.gov/FSA/webapp?area=home&subject=ener&topic=bcap

Energy Information Administration
http://www.eia.doe.gov/oiaf/analysispaper/biomass/

National Renewable Energy Laboratory
http://www.nrel.gov/learning/re_biomass.html

The Minnesota Project - Agriculture and Energy
http://www.mnproject.org/e-agricultureandenergy.html

Focus on Energy
http://www.focusonenergy.com/Renewable/Biomass/
http://www.focusonenergy.com/Information-Center/Renewables/Fact-Sheets-Case-Studies/Biomass.aspx

Biomass for Heating

USDA/FSA Biomass Crop Assistance Program
http://www.fsa.usda.gov/FSA/webapp?area=home&subject=ener&topic=bcap

Biomass for Transportation Fuel

USDA/FSA Biomass Crop Assistance Program
http://www.fsa.usda.gov/FSA/webapp?area=home&subject=ener&topic=bcap

US DOE Biomass Program
http://www1.eere.energy.gov/biomass/

National Renewable Energy Laboratory
http://www.nrel.gov/learning/re_biofuels.html

Manure for Electricity Generation

Midwest Rural Energy Council
http://www.mrec.org/anaerobicdigestion.html

Anaerobic Digester
http://www.anaerobic-digestion.com/html/on-farm-anaerobic-digestion-an.php

The Minnesota Project - Biogas/Methane Digesters
http://www.mnproject.org/e-biogas.html

Focus on Energy
http://www.focusonenergy.com/Renewable/Biogas/

Wind

American Wind Energy Association
http://www.awea.org/faq/

Focus on Energy
http://www.focusonenergy.com/Renewable/Wind/
http://www.focusonenergy.com/Information-Center/Renewables/Fact-Sheets-Case-Studies/Wind.aspx

Midwest Rural Energy Council
http://www.mrec.org/WindEnergy.htm

The Minnesota Project - Community Wind
http://www.mnproject.org/e-communitywind.html

Montana State University
http://www.msuextension.org/energy/wind

National Renewable Energy Laboratory      
http://www.nrel.gov/learning/re_wind.html

National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service
http://attra.ncat.org/farm_energy/wind.html

Windustry
http://www.windustry.org/resources

Wind Powering America
http://www.windpoweringamerica.org

Solar

National Renewable Energy Laboratory      
http://www.nrel.gov/learning/re_solar.html

Focus on Energy
http://www.focusonenergy.com/Renewable/Solar-Electric/
http://www.focusonenergy.com/Renewable/Solar-HotWater/
http://www.focusonenergy.com/Information-Center/Renewables/Fact-Sheets-Case-Studies/Solar.aspx
http://www.focusonenergy.com/Information-Center/Renewables/Fact-Sheets-Case-Studies/Solar-Water.aspx

Geothermal

National Renewable Energy Laboratory      
http://www.nrel.gov/learning/re_geothermal.html

Focus on Energy
http://www.focusonenergy.com/Information-Center/Renewables/Fact-Sheets-Case-Studies/Geothermal.aspx

For Educators

House Plans and More: A Kid's Guide to Solar Power in the Home
http://www.houseplansandmore.com/a-kids-guide-to-solar-power-in-the-home.html

Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center
http://glbrc.org/education

The Water Footprint Network
http://www.waterfootprint.org/?page=files/home

Association of Natural Resource Extension Professionals
http://anrep.org/tools

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