A Synopsis of Renewable Energy Funding

As clean energy and climate change become more mainstream concerns, more investment and other renewable energy funding opportunities will continue to surface for renewable projects.  Whether funding comes from venture capitalists, family offices, foundations, government support (like loans and grants), or even from banks, those seeking these funds must always be prepared.  Entering any market,…

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Biofuels Agitation Expert

Biofuels agitation is a crucial part of any biofuels process.  The biofuels agitation expert consults with clients on the design and application of these agitation systems. This consultation may include things like calculating power, shaft speed, and impeller systems for a given application. It may include designing experiments to determine the precise agitation required in…

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Bioprocess Experts

. Bioprocess technology typically uses microbes such as yeast, bacteria, or fungi to produce a product by fermentation and/or enzymes to transform or modify a chemical or material to produce a final product.  Bioprocess technology is also commonly integrated with conventional physical and chemical methods to achieve a total process.  A fuel ethanol plant is…

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RIN Compliance

RIN COMPLIANCE A Renewable Identification Number (or RIN) is a serial number assigned to volume of a batch of biofuel for the purpose of tracking its production, transfers, trading and ultimate use or retirement.  This is required by the U.S. EPA’s Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) which was implemented as a result of the Energy Policy…

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LCFS Compliance

California’s low carbon fuel standard (LCFS) was designed to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions from transportation fuels inside California. Carbon intensity is measured in grams of carbon dioxide equivalents (g CO2e) per unit energy (MJ) of fuel and is quantified on a life cycle basis. The LCFS utilizes a market-based solution to the need to…

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Bio-Oil Experts

Renewable energy and biochemical consulting firms like Lee Enterprises Consulting, Inc., have experts in many different specialties within the bioeconomy, including bio oils.  These alternative energy and energy consulting groups and their consultants have expertise in renewable fuels (ethanol, cellulosic ethanol, biodiesel, and synthetic diesel), renewable chemicals, renewable electricity, biomass energy, synthetic biology, biomass technologies (conventional…

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Renewable Energy Expert

What is a renewable energy expert?  Renewable energy, often referred to as clean energy, comes from natural sources or processes that are constantly replenished. This could include solar, wind, biofuels, hydroelectric and geothermal energy.  The opposite is nonrenewable energy which would includes fossil fuels like oil, gas, and coal.  These take millions of years to…

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Emerging Technologies

What are the emerging technologies in the bioeconomy? The industry for the conversion of biomass, wastes and other alternative materials to end use products such as chemicals, fuels and power is indeed a wide and diverse one. There are literally thousands of companies engaged in this endeavor using many different approaches. There are also new…

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