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  • Pacific Northwest Wood-Based Biofuels: Preliminary Scoping (Vol. 1) 

    Laninga, T.; Olsen, K.; McIntyre, V.; Millman, S.; Potter, J.; Vachon, M.; Zhu, R. (Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance, 3/1/2015 0)
    This report describes NARA's approach to evaluating a supply chain for the NARA region (ID, MT, OR, WA) to produce bio-jet fuel and co-products. The report also assesses the natural, physical, civic, economic and policy ...
  • Pacific Northwest Wood-Based Biofuels: Site Selection & Design 

    Olsen, Karl; Laninga, Tamara; Austin, Gary; Vachon, Michele (2016)
    This document presents Pacific Northwest supply chain estimates, case studies of specific sites within the PNW region, and conceptual master plans for consideration by stakeholders and communities as they search for ways ...
  • Phase and Gate Analysis Administration 

    Beltz, Linda; (2016)
    Management and Decision Support Tools were developed and utilized for the NARA project to ensure the project stayed on track to meet deliverables.
  • Phenomics Analysis 

    Kirchhoff, Helmut; Hoehner, Ricarda; Wood, Magnus; Zia, Ahmad; Lewis, Norman; Herman, Barri; (2017)
    This report describes Poplar and Douglas-fir screening for lignin content and drought stress using recently developed high-throughput optical screening based on non-invasive image technology (Phenomics).
  • Plant Cell Walls to Alcohols 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance; McCall Outdoor Science School (2016-12)
    This lesson looks at the break down of plant material to demonstrate the production of biofuels.
  • 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.
  • Pretreatment of Woody Biomass for Biofuel Production 

    Zhu, J.Y. (1/20/2016)
    Biofuel production from woody biomass through the sugar platform requires efficient production of fermentable sugars either chemically and enzymatically by hydrolyzing polysaccharides in wood cell walls. Enzymatic sugar ...
  • 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.
  • Process Engineering Analysis of Alternatives in the Gevo Ethanol to Olefin Process 

    Wooley, R. J.; (2017)
    Gevo has developed a process for the conversion of ethanol to olefins, in particular propylene and isobutylene. In May of 2015 Gevo process engineering completed a process model and cost estimate for a complete process ...
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Production of Lignocellulosic Isobutanol by Fermentation and Conversion to Biojet 

    Hawkins, Andrew; Johnston, Glenn (5/2/2016)
    Gevo has developed fermentation and process technology to convert biomass sugars to isobutanol and further into renewable jet fuel through chemical processing. As a key member of the NARA project, Gevo has developed GIFT®, ...
  • Production of Lignocellulosic Isobutanol by Fermentation and Conversion to Biojet 

    Hawkins, Andrew C; Ley, Joseph; (2016)
    This report describes the fermentation and process technology developed by Gevo and used to convert forest residuals into biojet fuel.
  • Rational design of polymer-based absorbents: application to the fermentation inhibitor furfural 

    Nwaneshiudu, C.; Schwartz, D.T. (Biotechnology for Biofuels, 2015)
    Reducing the amount of water-soluble fermentation inhibitors like furfural is critical for downstream bio-processing steps to biofuels. A theoretical approach for tailoring absorption polymers to reduce these pretreatment ...
  • Reducing Your Carbon Foot Print, One Step At A Time 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance; McCall Outdoor Science School (2016-12)
    During this lesson, students will understand that carbon dioxide (CO2) is one of the largest contributors to climate change and learn how they can reduce CO2 emissions at home and within their state. Students will also ...
  • Refinement of an Energy Literacy Rubric for Artifact Assessment and Application to the Imagine Tomorrow High School Energy Competition 

    Langfitt, Quinn; Haselbach, Liv; Hougham, Justin (2015-01)
    National efforts in energy education aim to increase energy literacy and a diverse set of tools is needed to assess the effectiveness of different educational endeavors. As an alternative to the standard testing-based ...
  • 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 ...
  • Residual Biomass Harvesting and Carbon 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (2017-06)
    This flier describes the carbon impact from using forest residuals to make jet fuel and other coproducts
  • 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.
  • Soil Carbon Analysis 

    Harrison, Rob; Norton, Matt; Himes, Austin; Knight, Erika; Vance, Jean (Betsy); Footen, Paul; James, Jason; Dietzen, Chrisitiana; Menegale, Marcella; Michelsen, Stephani; Littke, Kim; Devine, Warren; Ciol, Marcia; Souza, Luis; Bernardi, Rodolfo; Bonassi, Thiago; Marques, Eduardo; Mateus, Nikolas; Jiang, Ling; Ribas, Luiz; Zhang, Youfu; (2016)
    This report assesses the carbon and nitrogen concentrations and stump density in thinned or harvested Douglas-fir plantation forests.