Biomass Pyrolysis

In countries around the globe, biomass pyrolysis is increasingly being used to convert useless waste into useful fuel and other materials. Pyrolysis of biomass—an ancient technique that applies high heat to organic materials, decomposing them into something else entirely (such as the charred wood that various civilizations have created and utilized over the centuries)—has in…

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Pyrolysis Processes

A wide variety of materials are being used in pyrolysis processes, and experts believe this is a technology that will continue to experience more and more innovations and growth. Pyrolysis, which uses high heat to convert one product into another, utilizes low-value materials such as agricultural waste, forestry byproducts, and burned trees to produce bio-oil,…

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Renewable Energy Research

Renewable energy research is escalating. Research on various forms of renewable energy has escalated exponentially in recent years.  From the federally funded projects being pursued by the nearly 1,700 full- and part-time employees, 700 visiting researchers, 80 post-doctoral students, and 234 interns at the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory; to the thousands…

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Green Energy Grants

Green Energy Grants: Finding a Way Through the Forest Small businesses looking to start a green energy pilot program, larger companies looking to scale up, city and state government planners hoping to launch sustainable, renewable energy projects all need one thing to get off the ground: funding. Finding grants to support green energy ventures can…

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Techno Economic Assessment for Startup Companies

Techno-Economic Assessment for Startup Companies in the Bioeconomy?  Having experts who have been in the industrial biotech industry for over 30 years, we are encouraged to see many startup companies realizing and implementing TEAs (Techno-Economic Analysis) as a tool to assess their proposed processes. TEAs can help to elucidate the gap between current process status…

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Due Diligence in Securing Renewable Feedstocks

Due diligence an important step for securing feedstock in any type of renewable fuels or renewable chemicals matter.  While due diligence experts in renewable fuels and renewable chemicals projects certainly have a wide variety of functions, the selection and procurement of feedstock is normally early and high on the list.  This is especially true since…

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Agricultural Waste Expert

Renewable energy and biochemical consulting firms like Lee Enterprises Consulting, Inc., have experts in many different specialties within the bioeconomy, including agricultural waste experts.  These alternative energy and energy consulting groups and their consultants have expertise in renewable fuels (ethanol, cellulosic ethanol, biodiesel, and synthetic diesel), renewable chemicals, renewable electricity, biomass energy, synthetic biology, biomass…

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Environmental Permitting in Renewable Fuels

The best renewable energy and biochemical consulting firms have experts in a wide variety of bioeconomy specialties, including due diligence experts.  They should be able to assist in matters involving renewable fuels, renewable chemicals, feedstocks, bio technologies, bioproducts, and all areas of sustainability, synthetic biology, emerging technologies, and waste management.  They should be able to…

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