Ethanol

Ethanol (also known as ethanol gas or ethanol fuel) is a renewable fuel made of plant material that is added to gasoline to oxygenate it, reducing air pollution. Most of the gasoline now sold in the United States is blended with some amount of fuel ethanol. These blends are named by their ethanol content. For…

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Clean Energy Experts

Clean energy is that which is produced through methods that do not release greenhouse gases or any other pollutants. Clean energy is good as it keeps global warming and pollution lower and keeps the planet sustainable.  Renewable energy is that which is derived from some natural process that is regenerated over relatively short periods of…

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Alternative Energy Experts

What is an alternative energy expert and what do they do?  Alternative energy would be those types of energy which are generated in ways that do not deplete natural resources or harm the environment, thus making them an “alternative” to the use of fossil fuels or nuclear power.   Renewable energy refers to a specific type…

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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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Biomass

Biomass is renewable organic material that comes from plants and animals.  Biomass contains stored chemical energy from the sun and the use of biomass fuels for transportation and for electricity generation is increasing as we continue avoiding carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuels. Biomass can be burned directly for heat or converted to renewable liquid…

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Financial Due Diligence in Renewable Energy

Financial due diligence is an important step for securing financial backing.  Most renewable energy projects and technology proposals will receive money from investors, financial institutions, or grant makers only after they pass the scrutiny of major due diligence. Securing the upfront financing and arranging due diligence, from experts or firms that can offer the most…

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Global Biofuels Production

What does global biofuels production look like worldwide?  While global biofuels production did increase in all major producing regions, it was at slower rates than in the previous decade. The United States is still the largest producer of biofuel in the world, accounting for 38% of global biofuels production in 2019. Supplies of global biofuels…

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Best Renewable Energy

What is the best renewable energy?  To even attempt such an assessment requires answering two questions initially.  First, what is encompassed by the term “renewable energy”?   Second, how does one evaluate which is “best”?  By definition, “renewable energy” refers to a specific type of energy that is collected from some renewable resources, such as sunlight,…

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