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Problem/Opportunity Goal

What problem or opportunity is this project solving?

What is the overall goal of the project? What individual objectives as whole lead to the attainment of the goal? 1

Objectives

2 3+ List specific, measurable success criteria 1 2

Success Criteria

3 4 5

Project Charter

What risks may prevent goal attainment? 1 Risks 2 3+ What has been assumed that makes the goal attainable? 1 Assumptions 2 3+ What constraints must be considered for this project? 1 Constraints 2 3+ A1: Design of the survey instrument and pilot testing

Schedule Budget Risks Issues Planned Actual Cost Variance Explanation Planned Actual Cost Variance Explanation Planned Actual Cost Variance Explanation Planned Actual Cost Variance Explanation Planned Actual Cost Variance Explanation Communications Events Supplies Travel Salaries Effects on Small Scale / Tribal Producers Approach Socio-Economic Tools

Status [Date]

Bio-Refinery Community Acceptance

Approach

A2: Administering the survey (done by IPPSR) A3: Data coding and statistical analysis A4: Reports and research article preparation B1: Identifying key stakeholders, farmers and tribal leaders for interviewing and discussions. B2 : Conducting interviews and focus group discussions B3: Feasibility analysis of RBPC producing pellets and hydrolyzed sugars B4: Report and research article preparation

Tips:

C1: Developing a database of biobutanol process technologies, yields and costs C2: Formulating and coding the generic optimization problem for butanol facilities. C3: Collecting data on land availability, potential biomass feedstock varieties and sources, transport infrastructure for the northern part of the lower peninsula of Michigan. C4: Initial testing and solving the model C5: Demonstration to industry partners and other stakeholders Technology C6: Model Refinement based on feedback C7: Reports and research article preparation

System Process Options Harvesting, Handling, Storage Logistics & Economics

Budget Overview

Project Dashboard
Resource Assessment Tools Optimal Operations Approach

Planned Actual Cost Variance Explanation

Planned Actual Cost Variance Explanation Other

MAPS

Project Artifacts

Decision Support Systems For Regional Planning and Impact Assessment of Bio-Refineries

D1. Generic model specification Decision Support Tools Model/Process Development D2: Developing the generic spreadsheet model D3: Developing process technical specifications of the RBPC and the biorefinery for biobuatnol and pellet production under these two configurations.

Supply-Chain Configuration

Approach

D4: Parametrizing the model with data for Northern Michigan. Case Study D5: Collecting case study data for the Bay Mills area. D6: Estimation for case study area D7: Discussion with industry partners and stakeholders Discussion & Report D8: Model refinement D9: Reports and research article preparation

E1: Modifying the Ross et al. (2011) framework for multiple biomass feedstocks, following consultation with industry experts. Logistic Tools E2: Designing the interview and focus group discussion protocols. E3: Identifying appropriate target groups for the interviews and focus groups. E4: Conducting the interviews and focus group discussions E5: Data coding and analysis E6: Report and research article preparation F1: Development of base modeling environment including data collection of key model attributes. Harvest Shed Evolution F2: Verification of base model Approach F3: Development of market development scenarios (i.e. simulation experiments) with input from industry experts F4: Evaluation of market development scenarios

Contract Design

Approach

Organizational Chart

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Biorefinery Planning and Assesment Project (2).mmap - 10/17/2012 - Mindjet