Community Biomass Handbooks

The Community Biomass Handbook walks users through the initial states of project scoping and prefeasibility analysis by providing:

Guidance – Matching project motivations and local resources with appropriate technologies and investment pathways

Personal Stories – Identifying what has worked in other places with common financial and technical challenges faced

Options – Checklist of possible products with important planning and investment consideration

Project Screening – Initial financial assessment using the Wood Energy Financial App.

Community Biomass Handbook Series

Volume 1 – Thermal Wood Energy

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Volume 2 – Alaska, Where Woody Biomass Can Work

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Volume 3 – How wood energy is revitalizing rural Alaska

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Click Here for an interactive multimedia version of Volume 3 developed by the Alaska Energy Authority

Volume 4 – Enterprise Development for Integrated Wood Manufacturing

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Biomass Heated Greenhouses – Alaska Energy Authority