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Green Energy: UI, farmers partner to grow biofuel

From the Muscatine Journal: LETTS, Iowa — Jay Kemp isn’t a farmer, but in a few days, he will have m...

Des Moines Register: University of Iowa announces it will be coal-free by 2025

The president of the University of Iowa announced Monday that the Iowa City-based campus will be coa...

Iowa Now: UI announces it will be coal free by 2025

UI Power Plant will increase its use of biomass and other renewable energy sources to meet its goal....

UI's Biomass Power Monitoring System Noted

Biomass Magazine's featured several biomass power producers who use condition monitoring systems, in...

Waste Not Want Not Discussion Held

Nearly a third of waste on the University of Iowa campus can be diverted by composting, according to...

Biomass Magazine: Innovation Breeds Innovation

The University of Iowa was issued the state’s first Plant-wide Applicability Limit, granting its bio...

UI Plants Miscanthus Grass to Increase Biomass Innovation

Iowa Public Radio- Like most institutions, the University of Iowa uses coal in its power plants. It,...

UIowa and DNR Reach Landmark Agreement

From Iowa Now- The University of Iowa and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources have reached a la...

Second Successful day of Miscanthus Harvesting for the UI

IOWA CITY (KWWL) -Giant Miscanthus - it's a special type of grass used for biomass cultivation at th...

Miscanthus Plots Harvested

By Katelyn Weisbrodkatelyn-weisbrod@uiowa.edu In a state known for its agriculture, the University o...

Miscanthus Helps Fuel the UI Power Plant

In this story with video from the Des Moines Register, Emily Heaton, an associate professor of agron...

Schnoor, UI Students Attend COP21 Global Climate Meeting

The University of Iowa is sending a delegation to the global climate talks in Paris. Four students a...

Iowa’s Climate-Change Wisdom

Jeff Biggers, a writer-in-residence and the founder of the Climate Narrative Project at the Universi...

UI Ramps Up Use of Biomass Fuel

From the Gazette: Halfway into the University of Iowa’s 10-year sustainability initiative, officials...

Iowa Study Suggests Burning Biomass Increases Air Quality

From KCRG. IOWA CITY — Eastern Iowans have cleaner air to breathe - thanks to the burning of biomass...

Bravo to Biomass

UI study shows using oat hulls for power has considerable benefits to the environment and human heal...

Iowa converts tall grass to energy

From Big Ten Network LiveBIG: Throughout the state of Iowa, something interesting has been happening...

Miscanthus Providing Fuel for Energy and Other Environmental Benefits

From AgriNews: Any time farmers can grow fuel, it's positive, said Dan Black as he stood at the edge...

Seeing the Benefit of Biomass

From IowaNow: Farmers, lawmakers tour miscanthus sites, Power Plant to learn about campus energy pro...

UI Using More Sustainable Energy

From KGAN-TV: The University of Iowa is increasing its use of renewable energy sources. A grass bein...

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