In addition to our engineering design and study expertise, we bridge the gap between technology and business with the following professional services:

  • Owner’s Representation
    SDE3 works on behalf of project developers and government entities as expert counsel to ensure that projects are delivered as designed and within budget.
  • Due Diligence
    We assist venture capital and private equity firms in reviewing and assessing the feasibility and value of biomass-to-energy projects and technologies.
  • Feasibility Studies
    We help determine the technological and financial feasibility of potential project and technology opportunities for project developers.
  • Grant Authoring and Support
    We author and contribute to Department of Energy and USDA grant proposals, and have a successful track record of helping secure awards up to $30 million.
  • Licensed Technologies
    We have developed proprietary  technologies—including pretreatment for poor-quality fats and oils, distillation of biodiesel, and other process improvements—that we license to global partners to increase the spectrum of suitable feedstocks and quality of final product.

Global experience, local expertise
For more than 25 years, our team has partnered with project developers, industrial companies and renewable energy technology providers around the world to create, scale up and deploy new energy technologies and turnkey facilities. With hands-on experience in North America, South America, Europe and Asia, we pride ourselves on our flexibility and responsiveness in supporting clients and partners across a wide spectrum of new energy projects. Our clients trust us to provide straight answers and innovative solutions.

Headquartered in the Pacific Northwest, SDE3 was founded to deliver focused expertise in next-generation renewables, process scale-up and detailed design.