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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Ethanol Consultant

What do an ethanol consultant or an ethanol consultant do?   Ethanol also called bioethanol, alcohol, ethyl alcohol, and drinking alcohol is simple alcohol produced by the fermentation of sugars with yeast, or by a petrochemical process.  Ethanol is most commonly consumed as drinking alcohol, but it also has medical applications such as antiseptics or disinfectants.…

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Biofuels Companies

Biofuels companies are making rapid advances. Companies from around the globe are making headlines almost daily. Those like Cosan, Verbio, REG, Green Plains, and Gevo maintain large market caps. The large oil companies have entered the bioeconomy also, investing in the future of biofuels more than ever before, the aviation, maritime, and other transportation industries…

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Ethanol Expert

Ethanol experts are specialists that understand how to produce ethanol by fermentation of corn, milo (grain sorghum), sugar, or cellulose to ethanol.  This type of expert requires knowledge of feedstocks (corn, milo, cellulose), enzymatic conversion of feedstocks to sugars, and fermentation of the sugars to ethanol.  This expert should also be aware of the principles…

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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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The Compelling Case for BioJet Fuels

THE COMPELLING CASE FOR BIOJET FUELS By: Jess Hewitt and Jonathan Lewis, Lee Enterprises Consulting Biojet fuels (aka sustainable aviation fuels) are in the news a lot lately, with one carrier after another announcing a test flight.   But widespread use by most airlines just does not seem to be happening. Why? Let’s look at the…

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