Monthly Archives: December 2011

Biomass comes to University of Iowa Research Park (Oakdale) Campus

For over a year the University of Iowa has been working to plan, design, bid, and install a new biomass boiler in the Oakdale Renewable Energy Plant. This project replaced the oldest boiler in the plant. Working in an existing … Continue reading

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Biomass Partnership Project Update

 We have been working with a wide variety of folks to define how we are going to supply energy to meet our UI Vision 2020 Task 2 (2020T2)  goal of greening our energy portfolio.   2020T2 requires us to be using … Continue reading

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You can make a difference. Ride your bike.

“You must be the change you want to see in the world.” Mahatma Gandhi A few years ago, in a bike shop, I saw a big stand up cardboard poster outlining reasons to bike. The poster was part of a … Continue reading

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News from Lonnie Dupre

Some of you may remember Lonnie Dupre from last year’s Earth Month celebrations. Lonnie visited our campus last April, met with students and gave several presentations about his polar explorations and his first-hand experience with the impacts of global climate … Continue reading

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