Coleraine News

01/09/2018 08:10 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Local biathlon stars heading back to World Championships 

Eagle River's Grace Gilliland, left, and Helen Wilson, right, pose for a photo while shopping during their trip to the International Biathlon Union World Youth/Junior Championships in Osrblie, Slovakia. Helen Wilson, left, and Grace Gilliland are representing the United States at the IBU World Youth/Junior World Championships in Osrblie, Slovakia.

10/04/2017 09:21 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Research institute roasting wood to replace coal 

Robert Hietala, senior technician for the NRRI, dumps a bucket containing ground, torriefied red oak wood into the briquetter at the NRRI Coleraine Laboratory on Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017. Bob King / Forum News Service Don Fosnacht, NRRI associate director of the Renewable Energy Initiative, describes the process of converting wood into compact briquettes that can be used in coal-fired power plants.

10/04/2017 04:58 PM  ~~~Source~~~
NRRI unveils refined solid, renewable biofuel 

Executives from several partnership organizations were on hand Wednesday morning at UMD's Natural Resources Research Institute Coleraine Lab as the Renewable Energy Lab was unveiled. More than 10 years in the making, the lab currently has the ability to produce solid biofuel from wood waste on a "commercially relevant scale" of three to four tons per day.