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- Over 150 world-renowned bioenergy and biochemical experts worldwide; completed hundreds of projects over many years.
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- Services: Business & Financial, Technical & Engineering, Project Management, Legal & Regulatory, and Specialty Services.
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“You are not immune to market risks, even if you have feedstock and offtake contracts.”
“We were very impressed with the work from the experts at Lee Enterprises. We appreciated the streamlined communication, valuable insights, and recommendations for future work as we are mapping out our strategy in a new industry. The final report was exactly what we were hoping to receive.”
“We retained two Lee Enterprises Consulting experts in a federal case. We were able to reach an extraordinary result that would not have occurred absent their diligent work. “
“We have used Lee Enterprise Consulting (LEC) services multiple times and have been quite satisfied with the quality of the services provided. We expect to use them many more times in the future.”
“We have very much enjoyed working with Lee Enterprises Consulting and appreciated the attention to detail and positive attitude throughout the work. We have additional work we are considering to have you perform for us”.
“It was a pleasure to work with Lee Enterprises. The project went smoothly with all deliverables met on deadline. The advice provided by your team added value to our report that we would have had difficulty sourcing elsewhere.”
“In the creation of a successful business case, take into account validated technological and business value, not only cost and price. ”
“Lee Enterprises Consulting comprises a one-stop solution to the most critical bioeconomy needs through it’s tightly managed base of nearly 140 professionals and firms providing assistance from technology and project development, to engineering, financing, and construction execution, to negotiating and drafting all required legal documentation, to state and federal regulatory compliance, to everyday management support.”
“Your team of experts was impressive and met our needs in a timely fashion. We used the information from your report to reassure our local elected officials about our project. This contributed to successfully securing all local approvals necessary for our industrial tax exemption application.”
“Our team was impressed by the knowledge and professionalism of the LEC consultants. They gave us comprehensive insights into the waste/biomass gasification industry and concluded the project with a great presentation deck. We would definitely reach out again to LEC.”
“Thanks for the great model and quick iterations. We are very happy with the deliverables and are thinking of asking for your help to model out our future processes”.
“We engaged Lee Enterprises to conduct technology due diligence and do a techno-economic evaluation for us. They did the project well and got it done in record time.”
“Ongoing power costs may dwarf savings on capital costs when using sub-optimum equipment.”
“Develop clear pass/fail criteria for new markets and new technologies by applying the best possible knowledge.”
New biotech businesses often require large cap-ex. Is it a good use of venture capital or too risky for project financing?
“We hired Lee Enterprises Consulting to help us prepare our IP protection plan and patent application. LEC exceeded our expectations, providing technology and market insight to identify further areas where our technology could be utilized, broadening the scope of our patent application.”
“Your report was very clear and exceeded my expectations in terms of depth, educational value, and the substantiation of your conclusions. I would not hesitate to recommend your services to others and hope you will continue to work with us.”
“The cost of the engagement with Lee Enterprises Consulting was less than budgeted and the work was done in a highly professional and timely manner. We would be happy to work with them again and certainly trust their advice and judgement.”
“Lee Enterprises Consulting offers clients access to a broad range of experts with backgrounds in all of the necessary aspects of getting bio projects off the ground.”
“I sought a validation report from a recognized organization that has experience with LCFS program in California that would pertain to the feedstocks that we plan to use in our renewable diesel plant. Your expert wrote the report and did a great job for us. I have and will continue to recommend your company”. (Renewable Diesel Plant)
“Know who benefits and who pays, and what happens if those that pay suddenly stop because a market has shifted.”
“ Rapid, well-thought-out experimentation is key to innovation. Aim for fast success, however, don’t be afraid to kill a project if it does not meet agreed-upon success criteria.”
“It is not finance or technology that makes or breaks a project. It is the resource availability and logistics costs.”
“We were very pleased by the due diligence work your team did for us. The turnaround was quick, and the analysis crisp, cogent, well supported, and directly addressed our issues. The generous explanations helped us understand several things which were not central to our investment, and opened our eyes to a potential upside. We would not hesitate to use them again or recommend your team to others.”
“From a subcontracts perspective, it has been a pleasure working with LEC. All requests were responded to and completed in a timely fashion. Our interactions with them were courteous and professional.”
“Get unbiased third-party advice. Shortcuts are illusions of the solutions they pretend to be.”
“We engaged Lee Enterprises to evaluate a combustion issue for us and they did a very thorough and professional job. Their report helped us to identify a path for future combustion studies and provided a thorough account on current empirical data.”
“Most Federal Funding Programs require some percent of the project costs be provided as a cash contribution by the applicant.”
“The LEC team did a phenomenal job managing the project, retaining a needed balance between professionalism and flexibility, and delivered results under an incredibly tight time frame.”
“The results of our Feasibility Study drove our decision to move forward with the next phase. Our decision to extend the contract with Lee Enterprises Consulting to study expanding an existing facility, followed by a full Business Plan, was based on their knowledge, the methodology used in the process, and the professional manner that our team was treated”.
“Our expectations were met and exceeded, and we will likely continue to leverage your services in the future. Particularly important to us was the responsiveness of the individuals we worked with and the quick turnaround to set up the engagement.”
“Do not try to base a successful business model in reliance on government subsidies that change frequently.”
“Do not get out too far in front of a new technology. It must be fully proven at every step of the scale up.”
“Consider the entire supply chain, not just the part your product plays in it.”
“The expert did a very nice job for our team. The overseas client watched his testimony live and was impressed.”
“ Your team did a great job for us as we continue underwriting this transaction. Your team’s ability to identify areas of concern in yield achievement and cost expectations for the expansion were very helpful. Thanks again for the great work”.
“We engaged Lee Enterprises to do a pre-feasibility study of a value-added wood process with a commercial partner. Their team of consultants – including two from Canada – provided a comprehensive, detailed preliminary review of the technology, economics, and market, including some solid recommendations for implementation. Our entire group was impressed with the professionalism and collegial working relationships, and we would be very glad to work with them again.”
“The high-quality, unbiased, and concise document we received hit on all the requested aspects while keeping on time and on budget. It was one of the best consulting reports we’ve received.”
“We hired Lee Enterprises Consulting to help prepare revenue projections of offtake agreements for refined anaerobic digester biogas including an assessment of future RIN and LCFS credit values to meet California Energy Commission grant requirements. LEC exceeded our performance expectations, working well with all parties involved and providing the reports meeting CEC requirements.”
“Lee Enterprises Consulting offers clients single-point, comprehensive access to a team of world-class bioenergy industry experts.”
“Thank you all for your time and efforts on this project and for compiling the final report. These insights and recommendations are very valuable and will be a great reference as we evaluate the future roadmap for our product in this industry.”
“We contracted Lee Enterprises to evaluate the feasibility of a rice hulls to power project for us. They provided us the expertise and deep industry knowledge we needed. They did a very thorough and professional job and we were very satisfied with their work. We will work with them in the future.”
“Benchmark costs of your current solution and consider all operations activities.”
“Balance the social, economic, and environmental aspects of each project with a holistic view of the supply chain from feedstock production to end-user.”
“Thanks again for your insights and attention to detail on this case. Your help has been invaluable”.
“Thank you. We could not have been more pleased with [Expert’s] help. He was exactly what we needed”.
“Assumptions are not facts. Validate at each step of the way.”
“A technology is not a business. The question is always how it can be monetized.”