Publications

2012

Final Report: Task 3 California Biomass Collaborative (CBC)
April 2012
Authored by Dr. Stephen Kaffka, Robert Williams, Dr. Mark Jenner, Ricardo Amón, Doug Wickizer. Published by the California Biomass Collaborative for the California Energy Commission, Public Interest Energy Research (PIER) Program
Energy Crop Assessment in California Using Optimization Modeling
March 2012
Prepared by M.W. Jenner and S. R. Kaffka with the California Biomass Collaborative for the California Energy Commission, Public Interest Energy Research (PIER) Program
Biomass Management Zones and New Pathways to Bioenergy
January 2012
Prepared by S. Kaffka, M. Jenner, G. Liles, D. Wickizer, and R. Williams with the California Biomass Collaborative for the California Energy Commission

2011

Economic, Social, and Environmental Effects of Current and Near-term Biomass Use in California
December 2011
Authored by S. R. Kaffka, M.W. Jenner, D. Wickizer, and R.B. Williams with the California Biomass Collaborative
Public Interest Energy Research Final Report: Food Residues
September 2011
Authored by Ricardo Amón, Dr. Mark Jenner, Dr. Hamed El-Mashad, Robert Williams, Dr. Stephen Kaffka. Published by the California Biomass Collaborative for the California Energy Commission, Public Interest Energy Research (PIER) Program
California Biomass Collaborative (CBC) Summary of Current Biomass Energy Resources for Power and Fuel in California
May 2011
Authored by S. Kaffka, R. Amon, J. Button, M. Jenner, B. Jenkens, and D. Wickizer.

2008

Biomass Harvesting Equipment and Conversion Technology Review – Final Report
December 2008
Prepared by P. Dempster, N. Gallo, B. Hartsough, B. Jenkins, and P. Tittmann for the State of California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection
An Assessment of Biomass Resources in California
March 2008
Prepared by Rob Williams and the California Biomass Collaborative for the California Energy Commission, Public Interest Energy Research (PIER) Program

2007

California Biofuel Goals and Production Potential
May 2007
Prepared by R.B. Williams, B.M. Jenkins, and M.C. Gildart for the 15th European Biomass Conference & Exhibition
Ethanol Production Potential and Costs from Lignocellulosic Resources in California
May 2007
Prepared by R.B. Williams, B.M. Jenkins, and M.C. Gildart for the 15th European Biomass Conference & Exhibition
Ethanol Production Potential and Costs from Lignocellulosic Resources in California – Poster
May 2007
Prepared by R.B. Williams, B.M. Jenkins, and M.C. Gildart for the 15th European Biomass Conference & Exhibition
Estimates of Hydrogen Production Potential and Costs from California Landfill Gas
May 2007
Prepared by R.B. Williams, K. Kornbluth, P.A. Erickson, B.M. Jenkins, and M.C. Gildart for the 15th European Biomass Conference & Exhibition
Biofuels from Municipal Wastes-Background Discussion Paper
March 2007
Prepared by Rob Williams and the California Biomass Collaborative for the California Biomass Forum
Estimates of Hydrogen Production Potential and Costs from California Landfills – Poster
January 2007
Prepared by R.B. Williams, K. Kornbluth, P.A. Erickson, B.M. Jenkins, and M.C. Gildart for the 15th European Biomass Conference & Exhibition
Planning for the Sustainable Development of Biomass in California
January 2007
Prepared by M. Gildart, R. Williams, and B. Jenkins of the California Biomass Collaborative for the Bioenergy Interagency Working Group and California Energy Commission

2006

A Roadmap for the Development of Biomass in California
November 2006
Prepared by the California Biomass Collaborative for the California Energy Commission, Public Interest Energy Research (PIER) Program
Roadmap – Bioenergy Interagency Working Group Discussion Transcript
September 2006
Bioenergy Interagency Working Group Informational Meeting
Biomass in Solid Waste in California: Utilization and Policy Alternatives
April 2006
Prepared by Rob Williams and the California Biomass Collaborative for the California Energy Commission, Public Interest Energy Research (PIER) Program

2005

Environmental Issues for Biomass Development in California
December 2005
Prepared by Rob Williams and the California Biomass Collaborative for the California Energy Commission, Public Interest Energy Research (PIER) Program
Biomass in California: Challenges, Opportunities, and Potentials for Sustainable Management and Development
June 2005
Prepared by the California Biomass Collaborative for the California Energy Commission, Public Interest Energy Research (PIER) Program
UC Davis Technology Assessment for Advanced Biomass Power Generation
May 2005
Prepared by Rob Williams for the California Energy Commission, Public Interest Energy Research (PIER) Program

2004

Technology Assessment for Biomass Power Generation
October 2004
Prepared by Robert Williams for the SMUD ReGEN Program
Evaluation of Conversion Technology Processes and Products
September 2004
Authored by Dr. Colin Hackett, Dr. Thomas Durbin, William Welch, Joshua Pence of University of California Riverside and Robert Williams, Dr. Bryan Jenkins, Dara Salour, Rizaldo Aldas of University of California Davis. Prepared for the Integrated Waste Management Board

September 2004
Authored by Dr. Colin Hackett, Dr. Thomas Durbin, William Welch, Joshua Pence of University of California Riverside and Robert Williams, Dr. Bryan Jenkins, Dara Salour, Rizaldo Aldas of University of California Davis. Prepared for the Integrated Waste Management Board
Annual Report: California Biomass Collaborative
June 2004
Authored by M.C. Gildart, G.C. Matteson, R.B. Williams, H.I. von Bernath, R.E. Aldas, L. Yan, P. Yang. Prepared for the California Energy Commission, Public Interest Energy Research (PIET) Program
Report on the Future of the California Biomass Collaborative: Recommendations for Continuing Activity and Support
June 2004
Authored by M.C. Gildart , G.C. Matteson , R.B. Williams , H.I. von Bernath , R.E. Aldas , L. Yan. Prepared for the California Energy Commission, Public Interest Energy Research (PIET) Program
Report on the Future of the California Biomass Collaborative: Appendix Forum Survey Results
June 2004
Authored by M.C. Gildart, G.C. Matteson, R.B. Williams, R.E. Aldas, H.I. von Bernath, G.C. Matteson. Prepared for the California Energy Commission, Public Interest Energy Research (PIET) Program

2003

Solid Waste Conversion: A Review and Database of Current and Emerging Technologies
December 2003
Authored by R. B. Williams, B. M. Jenkins, D. Nguyen for the California Integrated Waste Management Board