Anaerobic Digesters: What They Are & What They Do

Anaerobic digesters use a biological process used to manage some type of waste (like sewage, cow, pig, or chicken manure) and to produce a gas called “biogas”. Biogas is primarily composed of methane and carbon dioxide and depending on the waste feedstock and the system design is typically 55 to 75 percent pure methane (with…

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Biofuels Feasibility Expert

Renewable energy and biochemical consulting firms like Lee Enterprises Consulting, Inc., have experts in biofeasibility 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 algae biofuels, aviation/biojet fuels, ethanol, cellulosic ethanol, advanced biofuels, biodiesel, renewable…

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Biodiesel Plant Sales

With COVID-19 and the concurrent drop in oil and biofuels prices, it is no secret that most biofuels plants, like most other businesses, are currently struggling.  Some have attempted to push their plants harder to reduce costs.  Others have converted to the sale of alcohol or re-examined their sale of biofuels co-products for additional revenue…

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Executive Recruiting in the Bioeconomy

Unlike the more common executive recruiting firms that attempt to find qualified candidates in many different industries, finding top executives in the bioeconomy may be a much more difficult proposition.  The universe of qualified candidates in the bioeconomy is much smaller than in most other industries.  Further, the most competent executives who currently manage operations…

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Appraisal and Valuation Services for Renewable Fuels Industry

Appraisal and Valuation Services for Renewable Fuels Industry.  Determining and documenting the value of a renewable fuels businesses and plants is done for a variety of reasons.  The most common occasions for seeking an appraisal of the ethanol, biodiesel or other renewable fuels businesses and plants arise when they are created or constructed, bought or…

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SAF and Renewable Diesel Technology

SAF and Renewable Diesel Technology?  The technology developed to produce renewable diesel for road transportation can also be used to produce other renewables – like sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), renewable and recycled plastics, and renewable chemicals. Why is this important? The International Air Transport Association member airlines have committed to achieving net-zero carbon emissions by…

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Renewable Diesel Outlook

Renewable diesel turns waste into clean fuel.  As compared to fossil fuel (diesel), renewable diesel (RD) has great potential as it can reduce greenhouse gas emissions by up to 80% over the lifecycle of the fuel. Although often considered similarly, renewable diesel and biodiesel are not the same. They do use similar feedstocks, but they…

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Renewable Diesel Expert

What does the renewable diesel expert do? Renewable diesel is a premium-quality diesel produced from renewable and sustainable feedstocks such as waste animal fats, waste vegetable oils, and greases. It allows a significant reduction in the carbon footprint compared to petroleum diesel without sacrificing diesel engine performance.  It has the same chemical composition as petroleum diesel making it easier…

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