Webinars & Workshops
Webinar: Overview of Maryland Department of Energy Air Permitting Requirements, June 27, 2019
Presenter: Matt Hafner, Maryland Department of Energy - Air Quality Permits Program
Webinar: Commercial Wood Energy Grants Available: Do You Have a Viable Project?, March 2, 2016
Presented by Jonathan Kays, University of Maryland Extension; Paul Lewandowski, AFS Energy Systems; Daniel Rider, Maryland Dept. of Natural Resources Forest Service; Chris Clark, Maryland Energy Administration
Webinar: Best Practices in Wood and Pellet Stove Incentive Programs, December 22, 2014
Presented by Jonathan Kays, University of Maryland Extension; John Ackerly, Alliance for Green Heat; Emilee van Norden, Maryland Energy Administration
Wood Energy: The OTHER Renewable Option, May 19, 2014
Presentation Western Maryland Local Government Exchange meeting, May 9, 2014 by Jonathan Kays, University of Maryland Extension, and Daniel Rider, Maryland Dept. of Natural Resources Forest Service
Workshop: Accelerating Wood Energy in Maryland, Annapolis MD, November 14, 2012
(12 videos on our YouTube channel playlist)
Publications and Resources
World Wide Web resources
Biomass Thermal Energy Council (BTEC) is an association of biomass fuel producers, appliance manufacturers and distributors, supply chain companies and non-profit organizations that view biomass thermal energy as a renewable, responsible, clean and energy-efficient pathway to meeting America’s energy needs. BTEC engages in research, education, and public advocacy for the fast growing biomass thermal energy industry.
Biomass Energy Resource Center at VEIC works to advance the use of community-scale biomass energy throughout North America by providing technical consulting services, biomass energy program design and delivery, and education and outreach.
Wood Education and Resource Center is a facility operated by the USDA Forest Service. Part of its mission is to promote the sustainable utilization of woody biomass for energy through technical assistance, webinars, and competitive grant projects.