This collection contains newsletter articles that cover the Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance project from August 2011 through to February 2016.

Recent Submissions

  • NARA Newsletter, Volume 5.2 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (2/1/2016)
    This newsletter includes the following articles: NARA will host a wood-based biofuels conference; Environmental impact of a slash to sugar supply chain; and Sugar yields from two feedstock sources.
  • NARA Newsletter, Volume 5.1 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (1/1/2016)
    This newsletter includes the following articles: Lignin to plastic opportunities; Extractives found in postharvest forest residuals; and Slash removal and microbial communities.
  • NARA Newsletter, Volume 4.9 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (12/1/2015)
    This newsletter includes the following articles: Measuring soil nutrient levels of intensively harvested forests; NARA students present findings for Olympic Peninsula biomass users; and NARA introduces Webinar Series.
  • NARA Newsletter, Volume 4.8 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (10/1/2015)
    This newsletter includes the following articles: NARA 2015 Annual Meeting; NARA students provide supply chain data for the Olympic Peninsula; and The benefits of single vs. tandem trailers to haul post harvest forest residuals.
  • NARA Newsletter, Volume 4.7 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (9/1/2015)
    This newsletter includes the following articles: Undergraduate Research with NARA; New Sponsor and Categories for Imagine Tomorrow; Bioenergy lessons for 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades; and MOSS receives international Innovative ...
  • NARA Newsletter, Volume 4.6 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (7/1/2015)
    This newsletter includes the following articles: Northwest high school students present biofuel projects; Dissertations and theses from NARA grad students; and Wet explosion pretreatment on Douglas-fir forest residuals.
  • NARA Newsletter, Volume 4.5 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (6/1/2015)
    This newsletter includes the following articles: Structured tests for grinder configurations; Using northwest forest residuals to power a commercial flight; and NARA’s Cumulative Report is available.
  • NARA Newsletter, Volume 4.4 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (5/1/2015)
    This newsletter includes the following articles: Students offer sugar depot designs for an existing pulp mill; A review of processes used to convert biorefinery lignin into products; and NARA offers searchable repository ...
  • NARA Newsletter, Volume 4.3 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (3/1/2015)
    This newsletter includes the following articles: Forest residual-to-biofuel facility site analysis available for WA and OR; Webinars highlight NARA’s environmental sustainability research; and Improving simple sugar ...
  • NARA Newsletter, Volume 4.2 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (2/1/2015)
    This newsletter includes the following articles: Teacher professional development for energy literacy; Putting “sustainability” in energy education; and Wood-to-alcohol conversion technology suitable for a pulp mill retrofit.
  • NARA Newsletter, Volume 4.1 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (1/1/2015)
    This newsletter includes the following articles: Determining soil nitrogen content in working forests; Determining CO2 emissions over time; and Slash removal and microbial communities.
  • NARA Newsletter, Volume 3.12 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (12/1/2014)
    This newsletter includes the following articles: NARA's 2014 peer-reviewed publications; Packing forest residues for transport; and Dilute acid pretreatment on Douglas-fir residuals.
  • NARA Newsletter, Volume 3.11 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (11/1/2014)
    This newsletter includes the following articles: Ranking potential biorefinery and depot sites for a wood to biofuel supply chain; NARA and Pacific Northwest Tribes; Harvesting valuable chemicals from fermented sugars; and ...
  • NARA Newsletter, Volume 3.10 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (10/1/2014)
    This newsletter includes the following articles: NARA 2014 Annual Conference; Gauging the Impact of the Imagine Tomorrow Alternative Energy Competition; and Collecting, Processing and Transporting Forest Residuals at the ...
  • NARA Newsletter, Volume 3.9 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (9/1/2014)
    This newsletter includes the following articles: New Report on Logging Utilization in Idaho; Assessing the Environmental Impact of Forest Residual-Based Biojet Fuel; and Packaging Pretreated Wood Material for Transport.
  • NARA Newsletter, Volume 3.8 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (8/1/2014)
    This newsletter includes the following articles: NARA's Cumulative Report Now Available; Finding Ways to Improve Cellulase Activity; and Undergraduate interns contribute to NARA.
  • NARA Newsletter, Volume 3.7 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (7/1/2014)
    This newsletter includes the following articles: Screening Douglas-fir Trees for Production of Biofuels and Other Valuable Chemicals; Converting Wood Simple Sugars to Isobutanol; and Producing Dicarboxylic Acids from ...
  • NARA Newsletter, Volume 3.6 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (6/1/2014)
    This newsletter includes the following articles: Students, Teachers and Judges Explore Energy Solutions at the Imagine Tomorrow Competition; Western Montana Corridor Work Available Online; and Measuring Energy Literacy.
  • NARA Newsletter, Volume 3.5 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (5/1/2014)
    This newsletter includes the following articles: Locating Wood-Based Biofuel Refineries and Depots in the Pacific Northwest; NARA Selects a Single Pretreatment Method; and Forest residues, machines and soil: how do they mix?
  • NARA Newsletter, Volume 3.4 

    Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (4/1/2014)
    This newsletter includes the following articles: Grades 7-12 Biofuels Curriculum Released to Educators; Finding the “Sweet Spot” in Isolating Simple Sugars from Wood; and Forest residues, machines and soil: how do they mix?

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