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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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Preparation of Pretreated Biomass 

    Ahring, Birgitte; Biswas, Rajib; Teller, Philip; Srinivas, Keerthi; Fry, Justin; Kroeger, Marty; (2016)
    This report describes the development of the wet-explosion pretreatment technology on Douglas-fir forest residuals.
  • Long-Term Soil Productivity 

    Holub, Scott; Johnson, Greg; Meehan, Nathan; Meade, Rod; (2016)
    This report describes the initial work to develop the NARA Long-Term Soil Productivity site located on Springfield, OR.
  • 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, ...
  • 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.
  • Formulations for Coproduct Lignin-Based Plastics 

    Sarkanen, Simo; Chen, Yi-ru; Wang, Yun-Yan; (2016)
    This report describes the creation of polymeric blends containing lignosulfonates derived from NARA lignin and provides a techno-economic assessment for their use as an alternative source of engineering plastics.
  • Environmental Assessment of Biorefinery Co-Products 

    Pelton, Rylie; Chen, Luyi; Smith, Timothy; (2016)
    This report identifies the drivers for bio-product environmental performance and criteria for environmental preferability.
  • 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.
  • Characterization and Potential Applications of Milled Wood Lignin Obtained from Sugar Depot Biorefinery Process 

    Zhang, Xiao; Ma, Ruoshui; Ling, Kuan-Ting; Wang, Peipei; (2016)
    This report aims at characterizing the structural properties of milled wood lignin and identifying its potential application.
  • Sustainable Feedstock Production 

    Maguire, Doug; Mainwaring, Doug; Hann, David; Bluhm, Andrew; Coons, Kristin; (2016)
    This report provides improved allometric biomass equations for intensively managed stands and nutrient analyses of the biomass components included in these equations. This work will enable a more accurate estimation of ...
  • Biomass Modeling and Assessment 

    Latta, Greg; Adams, Darius; Clark, Joshua; Crandall, Mindy; Guerrero Ocho, Isabel; (2016)
    This report describes two models: the NARA Biomass model (NBM) and the Land Use and Resource model.
  • 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 ...