Short History of Biofuels

Ottawa – July 9, 2015 – Sixth Element Sustainable Management, a “boutique” consulting firm specializing in commercializing innovation in the emerging biofuels sector (including torrefaction, biocoal, biochar, pyrolysis, hydrothermal and gasification), is proud to announce that Managing Director Gerald Kutney has just completed an article called “A Short History of Biofuels,” which includes bioenergy, wood pellets, biogas, biodiesel, ethanol, torrefaction, hydrothermal, pyrolysis, wood pellets, biomass gasification, and Fischer-Tropsch.  The article can be found here.


Sixth Element Sustainable Management provides executive management services for inventorsentrepreneurs, investors, and public sector agencies in new technology, start-ups, and early-stage ventures.  Our focus is start-ups and early-stage companies that do not have the senior management depth or experience.  Besides business mentoring, executive coaching and contract negotiations, services include, strategic, operational, business development, and administration leadership, business and financial planning, financing strategies, techno-commercial evaluations, feasibility studies, analysis of first project selection, business preparedness, and commercial potential of technology developers and their projects.