Development and Demonstation of 50 kW Small Modular Biopower System


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Energy Commission (California Energy Commission)
Document Title
Development and Demonstation of 50 kW Small Modular Biopower System
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
This purpose of this contract is to design, develop and demonstrate a 50 kW grid connected biopower system for combined heat and power application. Previously, a small modular biopower (SMB) system rated at 12 1/2 kW was successfully developed and demonstrated using waste forest slash and thinnings to provide utility grade power to the greenhouse complex and heat to maintain seeding bed temperature at Hoopa Valley.

Contact Information
Prab Sethi
California Energy Commission
1516 Ninth Street, MS-48
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 654-4509



Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15306 - Class 6
Reasons for Exemption
Basic data collection, research, experimental management, and resource evaluation activities that do not result in major disturbances to an environmental resource.

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