Modular Biomass Power Systems to Facilitate Forest Fuel Reduction Treatment


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Energy Commission
Document Title
Modular Biomass Power Systems to Facilitate Forest Fuel Reduction Treatment
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
This project will develop a modular system that can be rapidly deployed to communities across California to promote and support fire safe management activities. The project will develop a pilot-scale modular biomass gasification system integrated with a high-efficiency lean-burn engine in order to convert forest residues into newable grid power to reduce the cost and increae the benefits of forest fuel reduction projects in California's high fire risk regions.

Contact Information

Rizaldo Aldas
Agency Name
California Energy Commission
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency



Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301, 15306
Reasons for Exemption
Operation, repair, maintenance, or minor alteration of existing structures or facilities not expanding existing uses. 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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