RIN Consultants

Where do you find RIN consultants? Renewable energy and biochemical consulting firms like Lee Enterprises Consulting, Inc., have experts in RINS, LCFS, and regulatory and compliance matters, as well as other expertise in biofuels/renewable fuels, biomaterials, biomass and biomass power, feedstocks, biotechnologies and a variety of specialty services.  What does a RIN consultant or RIN…

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Bio Ethanol Expert

What is bio ethanol fuel?  Bioethanol, or ethanol as it is generally called, is a fuel generally produced by a process of sugar fermentation.  When the ethanol is mixed with gasoline the resulting mixture is bioethanol fuel,  It can, however,  be produced by other processes such as reacting ethylene with steam. The feedstocks for bioethanol…

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RIN Experts

What do RIN experts do? A Renewable Identification Number (or RIN) is a serial number assigned to the volume of a batch of biofuel for the purpose of tracking its production, transfers, trading, and ultimate use or retirement.  This is required by the U.S. EPA’s Renewable Fuel Standards (RFS) which was implemented as a result…

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RIN Compliance

RIN COMPLIANCE A Renewable Identification Number (or RIN) is a serial number assigned to the volume of a batch of biofuel for the purpose of tracking its production, transfers, trading, and ultimate use or retirement.  This is required by the U.S. EPA’s Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) which was implemented as a result of the Energy…

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LCFS Compliance

California’s low carbon fuel standard (LCFS) was designed to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions from transportation fuels inside California. Carbon intensity is measured in grams of carbon dioxide equivalents (g CO2e) per unit energy (MJ) of fuel and is quantified on a life cycle basis. The LCFS utilizes a market-based solution to the need to…

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Renewable Fuel Standards (RFS)

Congress created the Renewable Fuel Standards (RFS) Program to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and expand the nation’s renewable fuels sector while reducing reliance on imported oil. This program was authorized under the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (RFS) and expanded under the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (RFS2). The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency…

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RIN Generation from New Technologies

RIN generation in new biotechnologies? Most developers of new biofuels technologies need an opinion about the generation of renewable identification numbers (RINs), the credits used for compliance under the EPA Renewable Fuels Standard.  There are two issues any expert will need to assist in providing an opinion to a developer.  The first hurdle is to…

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Life Cycle Analysis Expert

Life cycle analysis (LCA) is an essential tool in establishing baseline environmental impacts from a specific process, product, or infrastructure, and can also connect economic and social impacts depending on the end goal. Ideally the main outcome of an LCA is a detailed quantitative documentation of environmental impacts for a process or product from cradle…

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