The BioSIS is a tool designed to assist in evaluating the feasability and opportunities for locating a new biorefinery. It presents information on demographics, landuse, biomass, feedstocks, economics, and financial management. It is organized by potential user type to help users navigate the information
Map gallery for the BioSIS Maps
The USDA Energy Investments web map contains information regarding USDA programs that provide assistance to renewable energy and energy efficiency projects. The map displays investment location, type of energy investment, amount of assistance provided and the administering USDA program. The energy investment data is also summarized by state, county and congressional districts to display total number of investments and total dollar amounts obligated by USDA.
Simplified map application for viewing a single map from the BioSIS application.
The Renewable Energy Resources mapping facility is under development and additional data layers representing socio, agro, forestry, economic, and renewable energy concepts will be added. Currently, select socio-economic concepts can be viewed at the national, state and county levels for population, unemployment, and poverty. For agriculture, conservation reserve program (CRP) grassland acreage due to expire by year, 2011-2020, is presented. The location of blending terminals and biofuel type blended at the terminal is included (Data Sources: Oil Price Information Service (OPIS), Petroleum Terminal Encyclopedia, 2009; Esri)