Waste to Energy in Municipal Landfills

Is it possible to turn the waste to energy in municipal landfills or other products of value? Yes.  Many landfills are now learning about successful alternatives to simple landfilling. They are recycling difficult organics and plastics, and turning food wastes, urban bio-wastes, agricultural or food processing wastes, construction and demolition debris, utility ROW bio waste,…

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Renewable Energy Consultants

What do renewable energy consultants or experts do?  Renewable energy is any energy, electricity or thermal energy, that is derived from a renewable resource and includes solar energy, geothermal energy, wind energy, biomass power, biogas, renewable natural gas, tidal energy.  Renewable energy may be used to produce electricity, heat, cooling, or as a transportation fuel in…

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Bioeconomy Project Management

Bioeconomy project management is the use of one’s knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques in a specific bioeconomy project to project all activities and meet the project’s requirements, timeline, and budget. All projects are temporary in that they have defined beginnings and endings, scope, and resources. Further, all projects are unique, especially in the bioeconomy. Project…

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Biochemicals Expert

What does a biochemicals expert or biochemicals consultant do?  First, let’s define biochemicals.  Biochemicals are any materials that are derived from renewable biological resources such as plants or plant or animal wastes.  Familiar examples include ethanol produced by fermentation, and acetic acid (vinegar), but also include a wide range of specialty chemicals such as pharmaceuticals…

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Renewable Energy Companies

Renewable Energy Companies have a future, notwithstanding the temporary setbacks that every industry encounters from time to time.  The International Energy Agency predicted a sunny renewable energy future. The expansion of clean energy technologies, coupled with falling costs and other factors, means that as the demand for energy worldwide grows by 30 percent between today…

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Front End Loading or Pre-Project Planning (PPP)

Biofuels Project Planning involves an initial step called front end loading or pre project planning (PPP).  This is a formal process for the process for conceptual development of processes in the up-stream, biotechnology, petrochemical, refining and specialty chemical areas.    It involves developing sufficient strategic information which the owners can determine risks and make decisions. It…

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FSMA Compliance

What does FSMA Compliance entail? Though the Food Safety Modernization Act (or “FSMA”) was signed into law on January 04, 2011, it has taken many years for all the rules to be written and implemented.  There are many reasons for this, but it mostly boils down to three:  (1) this was a sweeping piece of…

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Advanced Bioeconomy Technical and Engineering Services

Biotechnology (biotech) involves the study and use of living organisms or cell processes to make useful products. Biotechnology now plays a major role in areas like drug development, human and animal nutrition, agricultural improvements, and environmental protection. Biotech companies integrate the sciences and bring new perspectives from chemistry, biochemistry, and genetics to tackle biomedical questions.…

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