Goals | Utah Biomass Resources USU

    Goals

    Utah State University Extension coordinates, facilitates and manages the UBRG to carry out these goals:

    • Facilitate the utilization of biomass with initial emphasis on woody biomass for renewable energy
    • Assist in meeting forest and woodland health management plans
    • Generate community support and positive public opinion by developing outreach and educational tools promoting the benefits of biomass utilization
    • Add to local economies by creating and retaining biomass utilization jobs
    • Assist in establishing biomass markets for renewable energy and other products derived from biomass
    • Help land management agencies take leadership in fulfilling state and national biomass goals
    • Interface, diversify and integrate with other partners to develop a rapid and responsible move to biomass utilization
    • Identify appropriate technology and scale for biomass utilization