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Construction of North Fork Bioenergy Facility and Research on Forest Biomass Utilization (EPIC)

Start Date: 5/1/2015                

Finish Date: 5/1/2018 Closeout


Partner: The Watershed Research and Training Center, North Fork Community Power


Funder: California Energy Commission EPIC grant


Purpose: This project will fund the construction of a 1 MW combined heat and power gasification facility in the town of North Fork and then will fund subsequent research by UC Merced into gasification technology and the utilization of forest biomass for bioenergy.


Current Activity: Construction is underway. 

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