Tag: NRRI

NRRI lab moves solid biofuel toward commercialization

NRRI lab moves solid biofuel toward commercialization

December 15, 2018 |

In Minnesota, the Natural Resources Research Institute is helping a new start-up in John Day, Oregon, open a new market for the biomass by developing a coal alternative for energy production. The goal of Restoration Fuels is to convert trees thinned from the Malheur National Forest into a compressed renewable fuel that has energy content […]

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University of Minnesota-Duluth’s Natural Resources Research Institute produce coal replacement

University of Minnesota-Duluth’s Natural Resources Research Institute produce coal replacement

November 30, 2017 |

In Minnesota, after 10 years of research, the University of Minnesota-Duluth’s Natural Resources Research Institute delivered solid results this fall. As in solid biofuels. By the ton. Starting at the bench scale in 2003 and fiddling with mixture after mixture, NRRI is now able to produce solid biofuels that perform at comparable energy values to […]

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