Biochar Expert

What does a biochar expert do? First, let’s define biochar.  Biochar is the carbonaceous material produced by combustion of biomass.  Biochar is a stable solid, rich in carbon, and can endure in soil for thousands of years. It can be considered a method of sequestering carbon and has been shown to improve crop yields.  It…

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Bio-Coal Expert

What does a bio-coal (biocoal) expert or consultant do? Biocoal is another word for torrefied wood. Biocoal is a relatively new type of energy, produced via fast pyrolysis coupled with an atmospheric distillation process.  The key advantage to bio-coal is its ability to be used with little or no modification and the high heating values…

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Low Carbon Technologies

When we speak of “low carbon technologies”, we are referring to those that will produce power with vastly lower amounts of emissions than from conventional fossil fuels.  These low carbon technologies  might include such as things as hydroelectric power, wind, solar, geothermal or nuclear power.  These technologies will also likely include those that produce low…

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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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FSMA Compliance

What does FSMA Compliance entail? Though the Food Safety Modernization Act (or “FSMA”) was signed into law on January 04, 2011, it has taken many years for all the rules to be written and implemented.  There are many reasons for this, but it mostly boils down to three:  (1) this was a sweeping piece of…

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Synthesis Gas Consultant

What do syngas consultants or syngas experts do? First, let’s define Syngas.  Synthesis Gas, or Syngas, is used to describe a range of gas mixtures used to make – synthesize – a desired chemical, fuel, etc.  Usually, syngas is a hydrogen based mixture, but could well be a mixture of other gases from which an…

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Renewable Energy Companies

Renewable Energy Companies have a future, notwithstanding the temporary setbacks that every industry encounters from time to time.  The International Energy Agency predicted a sunny renewable energy future. The expansion of clean energy technologies, coupled with falling costs and other factors, means that as the demand for energy worldwide grows by 30 percent between today…

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Biochemicals Expert

What does a biochemicals expert or biochemicals consultant do?  First, let’s define biochemicals.  Biochemicals are any materials that are derived from renewable biological resources such as plants or plant or animal wastes.  Familiar examples include ethanol produced by fermentation, and acetic acid (vinegar), but also include a wide range of specialty chemicals such as pharmaceuticals…

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