Clean Energy Technical Due Diligence

A clean energy technical due diligence, or renewable due diligence team can reduce project risks for project developers, investors and other funding sources by providing a detailed review of all technical aspects of a project and determine its feasibility.    Lee Enterprises can be a single source of experts capable of assessing all aspects of a…

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Renewable Energy Due Diligence

A renewable energy technical due diligence, or renewable due diligence team can reduce project risks for project developers, investors, and funders by providing a detailed review of all technical aspects of a project and determine its feasibility.    What does a renewable fuels or renewable chemicals due diligence expert do? Due diligence (DD) is a comprehensive…

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Renewable Energy Funding

A variety of renewable energy funding comes from federal programs that support innovative new technologies that have been successfully tested/operated at a demonstration-scale and documentation (technical, market, socio-economic, environmental, and financial feasibility) and are ready for commercial-scale development. The U.S. Dept of Agriculture has several USDA Funding programs and resources that are available to support…

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Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program

The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program, a federally funded program designed to encourage research to meet national needs, aims to spark technological innovation, encourage creative ideas and participation by women and socially or economically disadvantaged people, and increase commercialization within the private sector or innovations created from federal research and development funding. It is…

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Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Funds

The Small Business Innovation Research program, a federally funded program designed to encourage research to meet national needs, aims to spark technological innovation, encourage creative ideas and participation by women and socially or economically disadvantaged people, and increase commercialization within the private sector or innovations created from federal research and development funding. It is a…

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Renewable Energy Research

Renewable energy research is escalating. Research on various forms of renewable energy has escalated exponentially in recent years.  From the federally funded projects being pursued by the nearly 1,700 full- and part-time employees, 700 visiting researchers, 80 post-doctoral students, and 234 interns at the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory; to the thousands…

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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 always be prepared.  Entering any market,…

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