Blogs written by Lee Enterprises Consulting Bioeconomy Expert(s)

Advanced Bioeconomy Technical and Engineering Services

Biotechnology (biotech) involves the study and use of living organisms or cell processes to make useful products. Biotechnology now plays a major role in areas like drug development, human and animal nutrition, agricultural improvements, and environmental protection. Biotech companies integrate the sciences and bring new perspectives from chemistry, biochemistry, and genetics to tackle biomedical questions.…

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Biotechnology Experts

What do biotechnology experts or biotech consultant do?  Biotechnology is the use of some biological processes for industrial or other purpose, like the genetic manipulation of microorganisms for the production of antibiotics, hormones, etc.  There are many types of bio technologies, including medical (such as vaccines and antibiotics), agricultural (such as pest resistant crops and…

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Torrefaction Consultant

What does torrefaction consultants or torrefactions expert do?  Torrefaction is the roasting of any solid biomass in an inert atmosphere. Some of the volatile components of the feedstock is driven off in form of Syngas that can be used to fuel the process plus generate thermal or electrical energy. The solid part is either an…

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Biogas Consultant

What does a biogas consultant or biogas expert do?  Biogas is a naturally occurring mixture of gases consisting mostly of methane and carbon dioxide and is produced from the decay of organic matter.  The production of biogas by commercial means is performed in landfills (landfill gas), anaerobic (without oxygen) and aerobic (with oxygen) digesters, covered and…

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Is this feedstock approved?

Is this feedstock approved for use in biodiesel, ethanol, heating oil, or other renewable fuels? This is a question constantly posed to feedstock experts.  To answer it, lets start with the basics. RINs (Renewable Identification Numbers) are the 38 digit serial number assigned to every gallon of renewable transportation fuel.  Ranging from biogas, to ethanol,…

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Bio-Jet Fuel via Fischer-Tropsch

Sustainable transportation is making great strides and bio-jet fuel via Fischer-Tropsch is coming on the scene. Electrification of the automotive and public transport sectors is reducing emissions and allowing increased use of renewables. This has not been the case for aviation until recently, as that industry has continued to consume vast quantities of fossil fuels…

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RIN Values

RIN values are often a key consideration in making renewable fuels.  RINs (Renewable Identification Numbers) are the 38-digit serial number assigned to renewable transportation fuels and heating oils that are made from an approved renewable feedstock. RINs are generated when a fuel is produced, and they are initially attached to the gallon of renewable fuel. From…

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Plastic Waste Experts

What do plastic waste experts or consultants do?  Almost everything is either made from plastic or wrapped in plastic. In fact, plastic is one of the most widely used, durable, and cheapest materials in the world. As an example, we currently use around 5 trillion plastic bags a year worldwide! The problem with most plastics…

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