Fuel Cell Experts

Fuel cells are solid state (no moving part) devices that efficiently convert fuel, typically hydrogen (H2) into electricity with the use of an oxidizing agent (often oxygen).  Fuel cells are different from most batteries in requiring a continuous source of fuel and oxygen (usually from air) to sustain the chemical reaction, whereas in a battery the chemical energy usually…

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Algae Biofuels Expert

What does an algae biofuels expert do?  Microalgae, commonly known as algae, are very small aquatic organisms that convert sunlight into energy. Some of these algae store energy in the form of natural oils and under proper conditions, can produce a lot of oil that can be converted into biofuels.  It is believed that algae…

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Food Waste To Energy Expert

The food Waste to Energy area includes a variety of technologies consisting of several different thermochemical or biological methods of generating energy from food waste materials. Popular commercial applications include composting and anaerobic digestion for processing food waste at the municipal, farm, and industrial scales. Food waste producers dealing with regulatory pressures are seeking value…

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Bio Litigation Experts

Renewable energy and biochemical consulting firms normally have bio litigation experts in fields like biofuels, biomaterials, biotechnologies, feedstocks, synthetic biology, and a vast array of other specialties. Most of these have experience as expert witnesses and are available to serve as such in bioeconomy litigation.  While expert witness services account for a small portion of the…

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Feed Co-Product Nutritional Value

What is my feed co-product worth?  In order to maximize revenue from this important product, every producer of feed co-products should constantly ask this question.  The answer may seem simple, but the determination is not.  The monetary value of any feeds can be determined from 3 basic Nutrition questions:  (1) What is the nutrient profile?, …

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Feed Co-Product Quality Measurement

We’re making Bio-Products – Ethanol, Bio-Diesel, and others.  We must meet minimum quality standards in order to sell these primary products.  That’s where we focus our attention – and we should!  If a tank of Ethanol does not meet spec, then we’ve got a big problem. As for the By-Products, most of us take the…

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Fuel Additives

The global fuel additives market is expected to reach an estimated value of $7.8 billion by 2023. The major drivers of the fuel additives are growing fuel demand, growing awareness among users regarding the benefits of fuel additives, demand for high fuel efficiency, and stringent regulations and emission standards adopted by various countries. There are…

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Low Cost Feedstocks

“Low-cost feedstock” is a common expression in the emerging bioeconomy. Years ago, restaurants paid to ship out the waste cooking oils and greases. Today those restaurants sell these wastes and greases to the markets.  Since feedstock normally accounts for the significant majority of biofuel costs, finding the lowest cost feedstock that will process into a…

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