Expert Witness – Biomass Power

Large renewable energy and biochemical consulting firms like Lee Enterprises Consulting have biomass power specialists willing to serve as expert witnesses in related claims, litigation, arbitration and mediations, or to help attorneys evaluate their biodiesel case.  Although expert witness work is only a small part of what they do, most of these experts are available…

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2018 State of the Bioeconomy

(This 2018 State of the Bioeconomy is brought to you by Lee Enterprises Consulting, Inc.  It was written by CEO Wayne Lee and LEC member Mark Reidy.  Mark J. Riedy is a Partner at Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP in Washington, DC and Chairs its Energy, Project Finance & Clean Technologies Practice of more than…

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Bio Litigation Support

Bio litigation support experts encompass a wide variety of specialties including renewable fuels, renewable chemicals, feedstocks, biotechnologies, bioproducts, sustainability, synthetic biology, emerging technologies, waste management, aviation fuels, advanced biofuels, biochar, biogas, syngas, and renewable natural gas (RNG).  These bio litigation support experts should be well versed in feedstocks and in technologies like anaerobic digestion, carbon…

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Economic Component of Techno Economic Analysis

The economic component of techno-economic analysis typically develops a performance summary for the commercially deployed technology, based on the performance data collected at that time, scaled to commercial operation. For an early-stage R&D technology, this analysis will be necessarily simplified and may focus on key performance metrics, for example, reaction yields and selectivity. For more…

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Techno Economic Analysis

Techno-economic Assessments aka techno-economic analysis, or TEAs, are a tool used to aid decision-makers on the worth of investing time and money on the development, deployment, and/or acquisition of a specific technology. As the name implies, a TEA assesses the maturity of the studied technology, as well as its potential future economic viability. As with…

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Gas to Liquids – Small Scale

Gas to liquids? Converting methane gas to a liquid fuel makes the material more valuable and convenient for transport and other uses.  Massive commercial installations that produce tens of thousands of barrels of liquids per day have been operating in South Africa and Qatar for decades to make diesel and gasoline from natural gas.  Upgrading gas…

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Alternative Energy

The best alternative energy consulting firms have experts in a wide variety of bioeconomy specialties, including renewable fuels, renewable chemicals, feedstocks, bio technologies, bio products, and all areas of sustainability, synthetic biology, emerging technologies, and waste management.  They should be able to provide clients with expertise for projects, and be available as expert witnesses in…

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Biomass Conversion

What is biomass conversion? In the context of Industrial Biotechnology (IB) biomass is a feedstock used to supply sugars or other chemicals which are used for energy to drive fermentation processes or as feedstocks for biochemical transformations.  The biomass should be of low value so that the manufacturing processes are economic and the products will…

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