Forest Biomaterials

Forest biomaterials are a class of solid materials derived from trees and shrubs. Forest biomaterials are a source of renewable products that offer many benefits in terms of abundance, low density, strength, cost, easily shaped or used, and performance.  Obvious examples include building products, furniture and paper board, but the list also includes high-tech materials,…

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Due Diligence in Biomass Project Acquisition

What does a due diligence expert do in biomass-related projects?  Capital projects such as biomass plants are often sold at various stages of development, including pre-construction, mid-construction, and fully operational.   Investors seeking to purchase such assets must perform their own diligence regarding the financial, legal, regulatory, technical, and environmental aspects of a project.    A seasoned…

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Expert WItness – Biomaterials

Large renewable energy and biochemical consulting firms like Lee Enterprises Consulting have biomaterials specialists of all types willing to serve as biomaterials expert witnesses in related claims, litigation, arbitration, and mediations, or to help attorneys evaluate their biomaterials case.  Although expert witness work is only a small part of what they do, most of these…

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CleanTech Expert

CleanTech, also known as “clean technology” or “Greentech”, includes the processes that reduce adverse environmental impacts, minimize greenhouse gas generation and/or avoid air, water, and land contamination. “Clean technology” relates a broad range of technologies, such as renewable or clean energy production, recycling, transportation, materials processing, “green” chemical production, efficient lighting, sustainable building, waste energy…

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Gas to Liquids Expert

What do gas to liquids experts do? Gas to liquids refers to a refining process whereby natural gas or some other gaseous hydrocarbon is converted into longer-chain hydrocarbons like gasoline or diesel fuel.  The Fischer-Tropsch process is a popular Gas-to-Liquids technology.  The conversion is a catalyzed chemical reaction in which synthesis gas (syngas), a mixture…

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Bioplastics Expert

A bioplastics expert or bioplastics consultant is someone who has a significant background in this area, through education and/or experience.  An expert in bioplastics has a wide range of expertise in the technologies and businesses concerning the production and utility of bioplastics produced from renewable resources. He or she should be able to assist investors…

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Waste to Energy Consultants

What do waste-to-energy consultants do?  Waste to Energy includes a variety of technologies consisting of several different thermochemical or biological methods of generating energy from waste materials. Popular commercial applications include combustion and anaerobic digestion for processing municipal solid waste, livestock manure, and food waste at the municipal, farms, and industrial scales. Livestock manure and…

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Biopolymer Expert

Renewable energy and biochemical consulting firms like Lee Enterprises Consulting, Inc., have experts in biopolymers and other bioeconomy related areas like biofuels/renewable fuels, biomaterials, biomass and biomass power, feedstocks, bio technologies and a variety of specialty services.  Strictly speaking, biopolymers are polymers produced by living organisms; in other words, they are polymeric bio-molecules. Since they…

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