Schatz Energy Research Center

Category - Bioenergy

Biochar is loaded into a small crucible

From the fellows: Carisse Geronimo

Hello! I am a graduate student in the Energy, Technology and Policy option of the Environmental Systems program at HSU, and the first recipient of the Donald and Andrea Tuttle Fellowship for Clean Energy Studies...

On a sunny day, steep, green-topped cliffs form a wave pattern against blue ocean

Pathways to clean cooking

Nicholas Lam recently attended the Pathways to Clean Cooking 2050 conference in Wexford, Ireland. The conference brought together researchers and practitioners to discuss strategies to increase access to clean and...

A student prepares to insert a probe into a woodchip pile, while a visitor holds the temperature gauge.

Visit from the Agricultural Research Institute

On April 9, the Schatz Center hosted a session during the Agricultural Research Institute’s (ARI) 2019 Logistics Meeting. The ARI, which supports applied agricultural and natural resource research within the California...

Mass flow diagram for emissions from forest residuals

California Bioresources Economy Summit

In January, Schatz Center Faculty Affiliate Kevin Fingerman spoke at the California Bioresources Economy Summit. Hosted by the California Air Resources Board and UC Berkeley, this event brought together state agencies...

Tanya Garcia unpacks a solar module in the Schatz courtyard.

Student research developments: summer 2018

This summer, thirteen students contributed to Schatz Center research projects in smart grids, bioenergy, wind, and off-grid energy access. SMART GRIDS Craig Mitchell provided construction observation at the Solar+...

Two hands hold a small pile of biochar

Biochar Quality Assessment Project

Biochar has the potential to provide environmental and economic benefits to California’s agricultural sector through improved water retention [1], carbon sequestration [2], and reduced nutrient leaching [3], but...

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