Renewable Hydrogen

Renewable hydrogen is produced by a process known as electrolysis, where an electric current splits water into hydrogen and oxygen. If the electricity is produced by renewable sources like solar, wind or biofuels, the resulting hydrogen will be considered renewable as well, and has numerous emissions benefits. Hydrogen produced from this process can be used…

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Bunker Fuel Market Studies

As bunker fuel oil is the primary fuel used by the marine shipping industry to power their ships and move cargo and people around the globe, bunker fuel market studies are of particular importance to many.  Biobased bunker fuel is a rapidly emerging alternative to fossil oil fuels. The bunker fuel market is currently dominated…

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RIN Consultant

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 expert do?  First, what is a…

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Ethanol Consultant

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

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Oregon Clean Fuel Standards

The Oregon Clean Fuel Standards provide an incentive for low carbon fuels sold in Oregon. The Clean Fuel Standards require an annual average carbon intensity (CI) that a regulated party must comply with. There is a standard for gasoline and gasoline substitutes and one for diesel and diesel substitutes. The baseline year for the program…

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Synthetic Biology Experts

Synthetic biology is a rapidly emerging field that applies science and engineering principles to biology, resulting in the design and fabrication of biological components and systems that do not already exist in the natural world.  Synthetic biology is used in numerous fields such as biotechnology, chemical, biological and molecular engineering. Many new food products, agricultural actives, cosmetic ingredients, and…

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RIN Experts

A Renewable Identification Number (or RIN) is a serial number assigned to 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 Policy Act of…

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Cellulosic Ethanol

This is a PowerPoint by Lee Enterprises Expert, Dr. Doug Rivers, about the past, present and future of cellulosic ethanol in the U.S. It discussed the history of cellulosic ethanol, cellulosic feedstocks, cellulosic conversion technology, cellulosic by products, and commercialization of cellulosic technologies. See here for more on Cellulosic Ethanol Experts.

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