The U.S. Dept of Energy has several DOE Funding programs and resources that are available to support companies and projects in renewable energy, the bioeconomy and energy efficiency. These include the DOE National Laboratories and Technology Centers, DOE Biomass Research and Development Initiative (BRDI) Program, DOE Advanced Research Projects Agency- Energy (ARPA-E) Seed Funding, DOE National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Energy Systems Integration Facility (ESIF) and the DOE Title XVII Loan Guarantee Program for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (REEE) Program
In addition, there are many USDA programs, and other programs like the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program, Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Program, Biorefinery, Renewable Chemical, and Biobased Product Manufacturing Program (Section (9003) for new innovative technologies, National Science Foundation I-Corp Program (ICAP) and the Small Business Administration.
Large renewable energy and biochemical consulting firms like Lee Enterprises Consulting normally offer a wide range of services in biofuels, biochemicals, biotechnologies, biomaterials, synthetic biology commercialization, feedstocks, and hemp/cannabis. These companies should have business and financial services like due diligence; feedstock availability; grants, loan guarantee, and loan application packaging; and bio market research/development/demonstration. The company also offers technical and engineering related services like techno economic analysis, environmental evaluations, feasibility studies, risk analysis, appraisals, and expert witness engagements. They might also have strategic partnerships in place to assist clients with insurance, legal, accounting, plant fabrication, feedstock procurement.
At Lee Enterprises Consulting, we have professionals dedicated to assisting our clients with DOE Funding like grants, loans, loan guarantees, and other forms of assistance. We have over 150 subject-matter experts to assist with both the technical and business expertise needed for various programs. Look at our experts and the services we provide. Most of our experts are also available to advise and serve as expert witnesses in bioeconomy litigation matters. For the larger projects, we specialize in putting together full service, interdisciplinary teams with one point of contact. See video about LEC here. Call us at 1+ (501) 833-8511 or email us for more information. See currently available programs.