DOE Funding Opportunity for Innovations to Achieve Cleaner and More Efficient Manufacturing

OPPORTUNITY: This FOA supports manufacturing innovations for high performance clean energy technologies to drive economy-wide reductions in carbon emissions, including: Next-generation manufacturing processes that improve energy efficiency and reduce the carbon footprint of energy-intensive industries Development of novel materials that improve the energy efficiency of manufacturing processes and resulting products Improving the systems and processes…

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Circular Economy and Waste Conversion

The increasing amount of waste is one of the most demanding problems facing the world, which creates global environmental challenges. Worldwide, 2.12 billion tons of waste are generated annually, and it is expected to rise at the current trend. The most of the trash ends up in landfills emitting harmful pollutants into our air, water,…

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Bio-plastics

Bio-plastics are gathering lots of attention as U.S companies increasingly embrace the concept of a circular economy that aims to create innovative, sustainable ways to reduce waste and preserve resources. Biodegradable plastics are made from renewable biologic substances, from plants to agricultural waste, rather than petroleum. Their role is the focus of sessions at the…

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Life Cycle Analysis

Conducting a “life cycle analysis” – determining the cradle-to-grave carbon footprint and emission profile of a project and its raw material input and product output streams — is becoming increasingly common for companies that are developing new bioeconomy technologies and products. The benefits of this process go beyond its potential for providing a compelling demonstration…

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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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Food to Waste Technology

Food Waste-to-energy technology (FWTE) refers to processes that convert food waste i.e. any food wasted from the food supply chain which was fit for human consumption at some time and no longer can be consumed due to spoilage, excess or expiry. This type of waste is generated from agricultural operations, food industries, cafeterias, groceries etc.…

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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 be always be prepared.  Entering any…

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Waste-to-Energy Technology Expert

Renewable energy and biochemical consulting firms like Lee Enterprises Consulting, Inc., have experts in waste to energy technologies as well as other expertise in biofuels/renewable fuels, biomaterials, biomass and biomass power, feedstocks, biotechnologies and a variety of specialty services.  This will encompass an expertise in biofuels like ethanol, cellulosic ethanol, advanced biofuels, biodiesel, renewable diesel,…

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