Federal and State Funding in Bioeconomy Projects

There are many types of bioeconomy projects seeking federal and state funding.  Funding requests also come at different stages – during research and development, in the demonstration/pre-commercial phase, and in commercial scale projects.  These state and federal funding opportunities normally fall within one of the following three categories: A government grant is a financial award…

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Green Energy Financing

Green energy financing is crucial for innovative renewable energy projects, such as geothermal energy, biomass, waste-to-energy and others, are gaining interest and support as sustainable options that can provide the electricity the world needs, while cutting dependence on fossil fuels. Compared to carbon-producing sources of energy, green energy can improve the quality of air, water…

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Turning Waste Into Energy

What is WTE?  Waste to Energy.  The expression “one man’s trash is another’s treasure’’ has real-world meaning when considering the burgeoning field of waste-to-energy (WTE) technologies that convert municipal solid waste (MSW) into heat and energy, through a series of complex processes. The Environmental Protection Agency says in 2015, more than 262 million tons of…

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