NORA Technical Workshop: Sept. 14 in Newport, R.I.

The National Oilheat Research Alliance will hold a Technical Workshop in Newport, R.I., in conjunction with the Southern New England Energy Conference. It will be held Sept. 14, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

This is the first NORA Technical Meeting following the Alliance’s reauthorization and it is an opportunity to share detailed information on the latest results of the NORA research projects and other technical developments.

Major topics planned for the workshop include: biofuels, fuel quality, combustion/burners and efficient systems and controls.

At present, two German research organizations have committed to participation with technical presentations on recent developments there.

Proceedings will be published and speakers will need to submit at least a short paper. At present, NORA is fully open to presentation proposals. For additional information contact Dr. Tom Butcher at

Those interested in presenting a paper at the workshop should submit an abstract to Butcher as soon as possible by email. Presentation proposals will no longer be accepted once all slots are filled.

The Conference venue is the Hotel Viking, 1 Bellevue Ave., Newport, R.I.  Rooms will be $239 per night. They can be reserved at 800-556-7126. Reservations should be made by August 14 and should reference National Oilheat Research Alliance.

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