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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Trade War 2018 Effect on Biofuels Values

This is a PowerPoint by Lee Enterprises Consulting appraiser and valuations expert, Mark Pomykatz, about the effect of the U.S. – China trade war on biofuels prices.  It discusses how the trade war might impact business prices, exports, and cash flows in renewable industries such as ethanol and biodiesel.

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Appraisal and Valuation Considerations in an Acquisition

Understanding value and price is always critical in a business transaction. It is an important consideration for various stakeholders including financing partners, investors, or other key stakeholders. Appraisal and valuations can assist in negotiations and provide support for compliance considerations for banks, underwriters, the IRS, or other regulatory entities. Valuations and appraisals of business acquisitions…

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Cleaning Up Fixed Asset Lists Saves Money

Cleaning Up Fixed Asset Lists Saves Money? Many renewable companies struggle to keep their fixed assets lists up to date.  A fixed asset is a long-term tangible property that a company owns and uses in its operations to generate income.  The assets are referred to as property, plant, and equipment (PP&E).  When a company purchases…

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Feedstocks 2020

Feedstocks 2020? There are many grasses, woody materials, and agricultural wastes that are emerging as feedstocks for transportation fuels.  Grasses like miscanthus and switchgrass, agricultural wastes like wheat straw, rice straw, and corn stover, and lumber wastes that are currently being thrown away, burned or put into our landfills, are now becoming reused as the “circular…

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