Green Energy Financing

Green energy financing is crucial for innovative renewable energy projects, such as geothermal energy, biomass, waste-to-energy and others, are gaining interest and support as sustainable options that can provide the electricity the world needs, while cutting dependence on fossil fuels. Compared to carbon-producing sources of energy, green energy can improve the quality of air, water…

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Environmental Review – Renewable Energy Projects

What is an environmental review in a renewable energy project? Environmental review is the identification and evaluation of the potential impact a renewable energy project (REP) may have on natural and human resources. As is typical for many industrial projects, a comprehensive review of environmental impacts for a REP is used to determine the full…

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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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Process Safety Management in Renewables

Process Safety Management (PSMS) refers to a set of interrelated approaches to managing hazards associated with the process industries and is intended to reduce the frequency and severity of incidents resulting from releases of chemicals and other energy sources (US OSHA 1993). In renewable fuels (biofuels), as well as many other industries, the goal of…

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Air/Gas Purification Experts

Air purification refers to vapor phase treatments including cleaning, purifying, neutralizing, and extraction/recovery processes. Activated carbon is one of the most effective treatment processes for these applications and is applied in numerous ways from standalone units to impregnated materials (paper, cloth, etc.) used in filter elements to acid/base treated products for neutralization of corrosive vapors.…

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Oil & Gas Experts in Biofuels

Oil and gas experts in biofuels are experts who understand how petroleum companies manage their biofuels.  Some oil and gas companies acquire biofuel assets, while others buy only the RINS or LCFS credits to comply with the Renewable Fuel Standard. Some companies do both.  Relatively few biofuels are sold directly to the public as most…

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Alternative Proteins

Alternative proteins are a broad grouping of protein foods that are derived from sources other than live animals. This umbrella term includes the sub-categories cell-based meat, plant-based meat, and protein derived from fungi, but also extends to the manufacture of all the other inputs and specialized ingredients which are required to make these products. Examples…

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Microbial Fermentation

Microbial fermentation is the growth of a microorganism, usually a bacterium, yeast, or filamentous fungus in a liquid medium to transform one material into another using the microbe’s metabolism as the manufacturing process to result in a commercial product.  That product can be microbial cell mass, a product contained within the microbe, or a product…

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