Commercialization of Renewable Technologies

To tackle climate change, reduce solid waste and improve air and water quality, we must phase out current practices and switch to more sustainable solutions, many of which simply do not exist today. These new solutions, also known as renewable technology, cleantech, greentech and sustainable tech, are a hot area for investment, but face many…

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Polymer Pyrolysis

Recent revelations help us understand the need for polymer pyrlosis, noting that a very large fraction of the polymers (plastics) that we recycle end up in landfills anyway have outraged some and raised widespread concern about the environmental impact.  Add to this the island of plastic found floating in the ocean and the ban on…

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Technical Feasibility In Renewable Projects

Novel technologies for the production of renewable products are now emerging for energy, fuels, and chemicals.  The buzz generated by initial announcements can stimulate interest from investors and developers alike.  Technical feasibility studies are needed to dissect the sometimes hyperbolic claims contained in press releases and public relations presentations.  A technical feasibility study can be…

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Renewable Technology Assessment

Renewable technologies are now emerging around the world as mainstream sources of energy, fuels, and chemicals.  Rapid growth has been driven by improving cost-competitiveness of renewable technologies, dedicated policy initiatives, better access to financing, energy security, and environmental concerns.  As a result, more investors are entertaining options for engagements with renewable chemicals and fuels manufacturing…

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Occupational Health & Safety in Renewable Energy

Health & safety is at the forefront of everything a company does. They are essential principles to minimize employee risk and streamline implementation – ensuring everybody goes home in the same condition they came to work in. Understanding OSHA regulations is crucial to maintain compliance and keep employees safe. Therefore, companies often hire occupational health…

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Project Feasibility Studies in the Bioeconomy

What is a project feasibility study or report, and why should one be done in bioeconomy-related matters? A project feasibility study is an integral part of any due diligence process in any bio related project. When a lender or investor considers putting money at risk, or when a company is considering an acquisition, new product…

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Market Feasibility Studies in the Bioeconomy

What is a market feasibility study or report and why would you do one in bioeconomy related matters? A market feasibility study is an integral part of the due diligence process in any bio related project. When a lender or investor considers putting money at risk, or when a company is considering an acquisition or…

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Advanced Cleaning Consultant

What do advanced cleaning consultants or advanced cleaning experts do?  Advanced cleaning is an emerging field that uses chemical, physical and biological processes to clean or treat indoor or outdoor surfaces for special purposes including, but not limited to, reduced resistance to heat transfer, scaling and corrosion control, indoor air quality, food safety, infection control, precision…

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