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Smoke has been wafting from the University of Minnesota, Morris' biomass gasification system and officials are confident the plant will be fully operational this fall.

UMM biomass plant running according to plan

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By Tom Larson

Sun Tribune

The day appears near when the University of Minnesota, Morris will have its biomass gasification system ready to heat and cool a large portion of its campus buildings.


Experiments with fuel densities, which had occupied plant researchers efforts for months, apparently have paid dividends: wisps of smoke were coming from the plant's stack.

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