Surfactant Expert

What is a Surfactant?  The term “Surfactant” is a contraction of the term surface-active agent.  A Surfactant is a substance that, when present even at very low levels in a system, has the property of absorbing onto the surfaces or interfaces in the system and altering their interfacial free energies in dramatic ways.  Surfactants help…

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Biodiesel Fuel

Biodiesel fuel (also called diesel biodiesel or simply biodiesel), is a renewable and clean-burning diesel. Classified as an advanced biofuel by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA),  biodiesel reduces greenhouse gas emissions by 57 percent to 86 percent, compared to petroleum diesel, and also reduces U.S. dependence on petroleum imports.Biodiesel is a fuel typically made from…

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Renewable Diesel Consultant

What does a renewable diesel consultant do? Let’s start at the beginning. Renewable diesel is a premium-quality diesel produced from renewable and sustainable feedstocks such as waste animal fats, waste vegetable oils, and greases. It allows a significant reduction in the carbon footprint compared to petroleum diesel without sacrificing diesel engine performance.  It has the same chemical composition as…

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Biodiesel Environmental Expert

What does a biodiesel plant environmental expert do? First, let’s discuss biodiesel production. As people search for alternative energy resources, the popularity of biodiesel fuel continues to increase.  Biodiesel is diesel fuel derived from non-petroleum-based sources such as biomass plant oils, animal fats, or refuse that are commonly obtained from waste or co-product streams of other…

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Biodiesel Expert

Biodiesel is a vegetable oil- or animal fat-based diesel fuel consisting of long-chain alkyl (methyl, ethyl, or propyl) esters. Biodiesel is typically made by chemically reacting lipids (e.g., vegetable oil, soybean oil, animal fat (tallow) with an alcohol producing fatty acid esters. Biodiesel is meant to be used in standard diesel engines and is thus…

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Biofuels Consultants

What do biofuels consultants do?  The term “biofuels” refers to a fuel produced through a mainstream biological process like agriculture (as opposed to fuels that are produced through a geological process like coal or petroleum). Biofuels are normally derived directly from plants, or indirectly from agricultural, commercial, domestic, and/or industrial wastes. Biodiesel and ethanol are…

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Biotechnology – What is It?

In the emerging bioeconomy, the term “biotechnology” most often refers to the use of a biological process for an industrial purpose like the production of biofuels and biochemicals.  There are many types of biotechnologies, including medical (such as vaccines and antibiotics), and agricultural (such as pest-resistant crops and plant and animal breeding).  One of the…

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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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