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Bioenergy Project Development
Oregon has a fertile environment for bioenergy projects. In addtion to the abundant natural resources, the State is committed to promoting sustainable bioenergy production.
 
Project Guide
A successful biomass energy project requires diligent research and planning. Areas of project research include understanding the energy conversion technology, assessing the quality and availability of biomass resources and investigating the characteristics of potential sites. Project planning involves consideration of economics, permit requirements and site-specific design elements.
 
Bioenergy Incentives 
Federal, state, and other incentives to encourage bioenergy projects.
 
Permitting
Developing a biomass energy project in Oregon requires coordination with a variety of state and local agencies.  Below we have described some of the permits, authorizations or permits that may be necessary.  Those interested in developing a biomass project should contact the Department of Energy and the applicable state and local agencies for information on required permits.