Emerging Biofuels

Like any early-stage venture, having a solid pro forma at the beginning is essential for emerging biofuels projects. Some examples of developing and emerging biofuels might include advanced algae-based biodiesel or biofuels created using petroleum-like hydroprocessing or advanced biochemistry. They might also include biogas produced through anaerobic digestion of residues, and maybe even wood pellet…

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Ethanol Expert

Ethanol experts are specialists that understand how to produce ethanol by fermentation of corn, milo (grain sorghum), sugar, or cellulose to ethanol.  This type of expert requires knowledge of feedstocks (corn, milo, cellulose), enzymatic conversion of feedstocks to sugars, and fermentation of the sugars to ethanol.  This expert should also be aware of the principles…

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Biomass Gasification Expert

Biomass gasification is the process of turning some variety of biomass into higher-value products. This is most often done by converting a material containing carbon (like coal, biomass, waste, petroleum coke, etc.) —into syngas. This syngas is then burned to produce electricity, or it is further processed to manufacture chemicals, fertilizers, liquid fuels, substitute natural…

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Renewable Jet Fuel Production Consultant

  Sustainable aviation fuel, also known as renewable jet fuel, is a growing industry as the policy continues to develop for a reduction in greenhouse gases.   A time when air traffic will be regulated and restricted based on fuel composition is upon us.  Demand has led to the development of a variety of options for…

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Waste to Energy Expert

What is a waste to energy expert? Renewable energy and biochemical consulting firms like Lee Enterprises Consulting, Inc., have experts in waste to energy (WTE) as well as other expertise in biofuels/renewable fuels, biomaterials, biomass and biomass power, feedstocks, biotechnologies and a variety of specialty services.  This will encompass an expertise in biofuels like algae…

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Bio-Jet Fuel Expert

What does a bio-jet fuel, or sustainable aviation fuel, expert do?  We must start with the understanding that aviation is a disproportionate contributor to the carbon footprint, making it a major target for greenhouse gas reduction. Improvements in efficiency are not likely to reduce the required energy and weight requirements, normally dictating the use of…

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Pyrolysis Expert

Pyrolysis experts assist in the process of heat-treating biomass or wastes in the absence of added oxygen.   The aim is to preserve the carbon content so that the product can be used as a fuel or processed to further to produce valuable chemicals.   The products include biogas, bio-oil and aqueous material.  The relative amounts and…

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Waste-to-Energy Technology Expert

What do waste-to-energy experts do? The “waste-to-energy” area includes a variety of technologies consisting of several different thermochemical or biological methods of generating energy from waste materials. Popular commercial applications include combustion and anaerobic digestion for processing municipal solid waste, livestock manure, and food waste at the municipal, farms, and industrial scales. Livestock manure and…

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