Links to Other Sites
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University of Florida Homepage
Institute of Food and Agriculture Sciences (IFAS)
Florida Institute for Sustainable Energy (FISE)
Center for Natural Resources (CNR)
Microbiology and Cell Science (MCS)- home to FCRC
Web sites on Biomass and Renewable Chemicals and Fuels
Final Phase 2 Action Team report to Governor Crist.
Active Congressional Bills that affect the use of biomass resources to produce energy and biobased products
Meetings on renewable chemicals and fuels
EIA Renewable Fuels Page -statistics in US, and worldwide
References on biofuels from cellulose and hemi- cellulose; text technical reports and bibliographic citations on biofuel energy technologies
Governor's Ethanol Coalition - The goal is to increase the use of ethanol based fuels, to decrease the America's dependence on imported energy resources, improve the environment, and stimulate the national economy.
US Department of Agriculture (USDA)
The Future of Biofuels: A Global Perspective. Nov 2007. Amber Waves, USDA
National Agricultural Library - Technology Transfer, and Information Center
Biofuels Information - Links to MultiAgency Websites, USDA, DOE, EPA, NSF, Organizations/Associations, Research Centers, Databases, and General Information
Research on Biofuels - production and use of biofuels, production of raw materials (crops), economic research, market research, pros and cons
Bioprocess and metabolic engineering technologies for biofuels and value-added coproducts
Source book for biobased products
U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)
Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Network (EREN) home page
National Renewable Energy Laboratory -The U.S. Department of Energy's premier laboratory for renewable energy research & development and a lead lab for energy efficiency R&D
Office of Industrial Technologies- OIT supports technology partnerships to improve industrial energy efficiency today and tomorrow.
DOE biomass Program
Alternative Fuels Data Center - provides information on alternative vehicle fuels and transportation technologies and related legislation. The center also distributes the newsletter "Biofuels News"
Government Inter- Agencies
Bioenergy Web Site -Highlights the exciting developments and opportunities for biobased alternatives in each state. "Biobased Fuels, Power, and Products State Profiles" is now available to the public. The report also provides data on biomass resources in each state in addition to data on existing biobased industries. As the fact sheets reveal, the U.S. has abundant biomass feedstocks to fuel its emerging biobased industries.
Other sites of interest
Sustainable Biofuels: Prospects and Challenges. January 2008. The Royal Society.
Land Clearing and the Biofuel Carbon Debt. February 7, 2008. J Fargione, J. Hill, D. Tilman, S. Polaski, and P. Hawthorne. Sciencexpress Report:
Use of U.S. croplands for biofuels increases greeenhouse gases through emissions from land use change. Searchinger et. al., Febraury 2008. Sciencexpress Report:
All about biodiesel in US and around the world - production, distribution and news.
25x'25 e-News - Renewable Energy Campaign and related renewable energy happenings
The E. coli/Salmonella Bible through UF
New Uses Council - reports and links that provide a better understanding of emerging biobased technologies and some of their partner organizations.
Handbook of Energy Crops - Detailed descriptions of about 200 plant species that can be used to produce energy.
Renewable Energy Education - Solar, wind, hydro, biofuel information and tutorials.
Renewable Energy World Magazine - Selected articles, abstracts and links to other renewable energy information sources.
BioEnergy Resources - A resource for bioenergy, bioconversion, and bioprocess technology.
Biobased Information System - Covers a broad range of sources detailing specific vertical markets related to biobased agriculatural products, including biofuels, bioenergy, plastics, new crops, and innovative biobased industries.
Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) is nationally recognized for its expertise and research and development facilitiesfor converting biomass, especially lignocellulosic materials to ethanol and other chemical products.
House Energy Strategies: How to protect the environment and make home energy savings through solar, renewables, home insulation, advanced windows and other measures.