Recent BERA Activities
BERA Participates in Congressional Visits Day (CVD). Every year BERA participates in CVD, on Captiol Hill, meeting with Congressional representatives to discuss challenges related to bioenergy.
During a recent CVD BERA visited with Senator Milkulski, Senator Cardin, and Congressman Bartlett. Joan Pellegrino, BERA President (second from left, first row) is shown below with scientists from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and Energetics Incorporated while visiting with Maryland Representative Roscoe Bartlett (center back row).
BERA Meets with International Bioenergy Groups. Working with other Washington, DC organizations (Meridian International, Environmental and Energy Studies Institute) BERA has met with delegations from Sweden, Indonesia, Latvia, and Brazil. The purpose of the meetings was to exchange information on bioenergy in the United States, bioenergy challenges, and lessons learned. Joan Pellegrino, BERA President is shown below with one of the Indonesian delegates.
BERA's most recent testimony to Congress on biomass RD&D is available for review.