RIN Compliance

RIN COMPLIANCE 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…

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Ethanol in the U.S.

This is a PowerPoint by Lee Enterprises Expert, Dr. Doug Rivers, about the past, present and future of ethanol in the U.S.  It discusses the history of ethanol, feedstocks currently used to produce ethanol, and the byproducts, as well as new ethanol developments.

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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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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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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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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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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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