University Power Plant

UI Main Energy Plant

Academic Collaboration

Betsy Stone Project

The University of Iowa Facilities Management has partnered with Dr. Betsy Stone, an assistant professor and researcher of the University of Iowa Chemistry Department, in order to determine the effects of co-firing biomass with coal on emissions of air pollutants.

Results of Dr. Stone's studies have shown reductions in air pollutants when co-firing oat hulls

Study Results

News Article: Bravo to biomass


UI departments

Tippie College of Business

College of Engineering

College of Public Health

Geographical and Sustainable Sciences


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