It’s BioenergyDay! Tree trimmings and forest-based fuels like the tops of saw logs, wood chips and slash can be removed from the forest floor and converted into energy to power rural communities. And providing that energy helps the forests too: much of what is provided to power plants would otherwise be consumed by wildfire.
In fact, Lassen National Forest provides about 20% of the biomass used by Honey Lake Power, a bioenergy plant that serves communities in California