California Biomass Consortium


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Energy Commission
Document Title
California Biomass Consortium
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The purpose of this contract is to establish and administer a California Biomass Consortium to provide a unique forum for coordinating biomass energy systems development beneficial to the state. This consortium will provide additional expertise to the Commission in helping to achieve timely review and implementation of policy concepts and proposed system and technology innovations. Additional goals include initiating activities under several of the primary topical areas including research, development, demonstration, and deployment, education and training, public outreach, policy, and standards. This project supports the PIER renewable energy research area. This project assists in meeting all five of the PIER objectives in improving the cost, value, environmental and public health costs/risks, reliability, quality, and safety of California electricity, and in maximizing the market connectivity of biomass technologies developed through the PIER program.

Contact Information

Nancy Libonati
Agency Name
California Energy Commission
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency



Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Sec. 15306 (6)
Reasons for Exemption
This PIER contract is for basic data collection, research, experimental management, and resource evaluation activities that do not result in major distrubances to an enviornmental resource.

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