Third Generation Biofuels

Third-generation biofuels are currently those related to algal biomass or linked to utilization of CO2 as feedstock.  Unlike first-generation biofuels which were virtually all related to editable biomass, or second-generation biofuels produced from a wide array of different feedstocks, ranging from lignocellulosic feedstocks to municipal solid wastes, these third-generation biofuels are less developed but offer…

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Second Generation Biofuels

Second-generation biofuels (advanced biofuels), are those biofuels that can be manufactured from various types of non-food biomass. Examples of second generation biofuels are those made from algae, renewable fuels made via the Fischer-Tropsch process, cellulosic ethanol, and bio hydrogen.  Different from the first generation biofuels, made from edible feedstocks like ethanol from sugarcane or corn,…

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Expert Witnesses in the Bioeconomy

Large renewable energy and biochemical consulting firms like Lee Enterprises Consulting have bioeconomy specialists of all sorts, willing to serve as bioeconomy expert witnesses in related claims, litigation, arbitration, and mediations, or to help attorneys evaluate their biodiesel case.  Although expert witness work is only a small part of what they do, most of these…

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Hiring an Expert Witness in Bioeconomy Litigation

By Wayne Lee, CEO, Lee Enterprises Consulting, Inc. In August 2017, I published an article which focused on important things that attorneys involved in biofuels or biochemical litigation should look for when choosing an expert witness.[1]  This article explores the subject of expert witnesses in a bit more depth, including where to find the best…

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Expert Witness in Bioeconomy Litigation

This is a PowerPoint by Lee Enterprises Consulting CEO, Wayne Lee, about hiring expert witness in the renewable sectors – biofuels, biochemicals, biomaterials, biotechnologies, feedstocks, and other specialty areas within the bioeconomy.  It discusses what makes a good bioeconomy expert witness, where to find them, and evaluating their credentials. It covers areas such as bio…

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The Expert Witness in Biofuels and Biochemicals Litigation

When oil prices are relatively low, and the status of U.S. government incentives has continued uncertainty, a predictable downturn in biofuel and biochemical related industries brings with it increased participant discomfort, leading to more lawsuits and finding the right biochemical or biofuels expert witness become paramount. Those of us that have been in the “bioeconomy”…

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