Feedstock Costs

“Low-cost feedstock” is a common term in the bioeconomy, with many simply equating this to “waste”. Large renewable energy and biochemical consulting firms certainly have experts in feedstocks, as well as the more common areas like biofuels and renewable fuels, biomaterials, biomass and biomass power, and biotechnologies.  These larger consulting groups, normally also have expertise…

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Low Cost Feedstocks

“Low-cost feedstock” is a common expression in the emerging bioeconomy. Years ago, restaurants paid to ship out the waste cooking oils and greases. Today those restaurants sell these wastes and greases to the markets.  Since feedstock normally accounts for the significant majority of biofuel costs, finding the lowest cost feedstock that will process into a…

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