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  • Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance, 1st Cumulative Report, August 2011-March 2013 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (2013-03)
    This report covers activities by the Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (NARA) from August 2011-March 2013, covering its organizational structure, key partnerships, and strategic goals. The report includes updates on ...
  • Feedstock Analysis for Poplar Plantations within the Western Montana Corridor 

    Bourque, Andrew; Stanton, Brian; Turland, John; Shuren, Richard (Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance, 2014)
    This report was conducted by GreenWood Resources and examines the opportunity for poplar biomass plantations to supplement the supply of biomass originating as logging and thinning residues from coniferous stands in western ...
  • Clean Sugar and Lignin Pretreatment Technology 

    Gao, Johnway; Neogi, Amar (Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance, 2014)
    In this report, researchers evaluate the use of wood milling as a pretreatment step for sugar hydrolysate production from Douglas-fir forest residuals.
  • Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance, 2nd Cumulative Report, April 2013-March 2014 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (2014-03)
    This report covers activities by the Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (NARA) from April 2013-March 2014, covering its organizational structure, key partnerships, and strategic goals. The report includes updates on ...
  • Feedstock Sourcing: NARA Years 1-3 

    Marrs, Gevan; Mulderig, Brian; Davio, Don; Burt, Mark (Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance, 2015)
    This report was completed by Weyerhaeuser staff and evaluates the cost and quality of softwood forest residual feedstock in the Pacific Northwest used to produce bio-jet fuel and co-products.
  • Mild Bisulfite Pretreatment of Forest Residuals 

    Anderson, Dwight; Gao, Johnway (Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance, 2015)
    In this report, researchers evaluated the effect of wood chip size, chemical loads, reaction time and temperature on simple sugar yield from the Mild Bisulfite pretreatment procedure.
  • Screen and Identify Suitable Plant feedstocks for Large Scale Pretreatments to Produce High Yield Sugar and High Quality Lignin 

    Geleynse, Scott; Zhang, Xiao; (2015)
    This report describes the amount of biomass recalcitrance variation among different Douglas-fir families.
  • Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance, 3rd Cumulative Report, April 2014-March 2015 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (2015-03)
    This report covers activities by the Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (NARA) from April 2014-March 2015, covering its organizational structure, key partnerships, and strategic goals. The report includes updates on ...
  • Process Design and Economics for Biochemical Conversion of Softwood Lignocellulosic Biomass to Isoparaffinic Kerosene and Lignin Co-products 

    Marrs, Gevan; Spink, Tom; Gao, Allan (2016)
    This techno-economic analysis has been prepared for a greenfield integrated biorefinery to produce renewable jet fuel and co-products from softwood forest harvest residuals.
  • Effects of Varying Forest Floor and Slash Retention on Soil Nutrient and Carbon Pools in a Regenerating Douglas-fir Tree Farm: NARA-Soils 

    Hatten, Jeff; Gallo, Adrian; (2016)
    This report provides soil temperature, moisture, and respiration data for two years after biomass harvesting, OM removal, and compaction treatments that bracketed the range of reality likely present in a biomass harvesting ...
  • Refinery-to-Wing Stakeholder Assessment 

    Smith, Paul; Gaffney, Michael; Shi, Wenping; Hoard, Season; Ibarrola, Ibon; Rijkhoff, Sanne; Mueller, Daniel; Sanders, Christina; Rogachevsky, Joseph; (2016)
    This report measures and ranks perceived drivers and barriers to an economically viable sustainable jet fuel industry in the PNW region through personal interviews with key aviation fuel supply chain stakeholders and ...
  • Production of 1,000 Gallons of Biojet in the NARA Consortium 

    Wooley, Robert; Zhu, JY; Gleisner, Roland; Hawkins, Andrew; Starkey, Paul; Gao, Johnway; Spink, Tom; Ley, Joe; Evans, Kent; Wolcott, Mike; Marrs, Gevan; Sessions, John; (2016)
    This report describes the steps and conditions used to produce 1,000 gallons of biojet fuel made from forest residuals.
  • Biofuels Policy 

    Smith, Paul; Fowler, Lara; Dahmann, Kristina; (2016)
    This report reviews how both federal and state governments have affected the biofuels industry in the United States and explores the demand for advanced biofuels from the US military and for commercial aviation.
  • Aspen Modeling of the NARA Conversion Processes 

    Chen, Shulin; Spink, Tom; Gao, Allan; (2016)
    The report provides a set of process flow diagrams, process parameters, and mass and energy balances, which define the NARA conversion process. The described process begins at the plant gate with the reception of forest ...
  • Informed Stakeholder Assessment 

    Laninga, Tamara; Moroney, Jillian; (2016)
    To address social sustainability, a large scale social assessment of informed stakeholders in the NARA region was conducted using a mixed methods survey to gain understanding of stakeholders’ knowledge, levels of support, ...
  • Life Cycle Analysis of Residual Woody Biomass-Based Biofuel 

    Ganguly, Indroneil; Pierobon, Francesca; Nwaneshiudu, Ikechukwu C.; Eastin, Ivan; Bowers, Tait C.; Chen, Cindy; Sifford, Cody; Huisenga, Mike; Johnston, Glenn; (2016)
    This report describes the environmental implications of feedstock recovery, production, and utilization of residual woody biomass based biojet fuel.
  • Feedstock Supply Chain Analysis 

    Englund, Karl; Azadfar, Mohammadali; Schneider, Gerald; Chetan, Lalit; Samaniego, Raul Pelaez; (2016)
    This report provides a comprehensive summary of wood waste available in construction and demolition solid waste stream networked through local material recycling facilities. In addition, physical and chemical analyses are ...
  • Application Development of Lignin in Valuable Engineering Polymers Via Mild Thermochemical and Mechanochemical Process 

    Zhang, Jinwen; Wolcott, Michael; Xin, Junna; Xiaojie, Guo; Teng, Xiaoxu; Qin, Jianglei; Li, Mei; (2016)
    NARA researchers developed new technologies for the preparation of engineering polymers from NARA lignin and explore the applications.
  • Production of Jet Fuel using Biochemcat 

    Ahring, Birgitte; Srinivas, Keerthi; Garrett, Benjamin; Murali, Nanditha; (2016)
    This report describes efforts to adapt the BioChemCat technology to convert lignocellulosic biomass into volatile fatty acids.
  • SPORL Pretreatment of Douglas-fir Forest Residue for Precommercial Scale Productions of Sugar/ Biofuel 

    Zhu, Junyong; Gleisner, Rolland; Gilles, William; Leu, Shaoyuan; Lou, Hongming; Zhang, Chao; Lan, Tianqing; Wang, Qianqian; Zhou, Haifeng; Cheng, Jinlan; Gu, Feng; Zhang, Jinzhi; Zhao, Xuebing; Chandra, Subhash; Qin, Yanlin; Yang, Mingyan; (2016)
    This report describes the development of pretreatment conditions used to develop 1,000 gallons of biojet fuel derived from forest residuals.