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Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDFThe South Dakota Safety Council has awarded a Governor’s Safety Award to POET Biorefining – Hudson for excellence in workplace safety and health. Awards were presented by South Dakota Lieutenant Governor Matt Michels.
  • Ag Leaders is hosting a webinar on October 29th at 8:00 PM CDT and will feature an interview with Geoff Cooper of the Renewable Fuels Association about the future of ethanol, and it’s impact on the corn market. Participants can send questions ahead of time, and for those not able to attend, the webinar will be recorded.
  • The Chinese glaciologist and climate scientist Dr. Qin Dahe has been awarded this year’s Volvo Environment Prize. Dr. Dahe is a key contributor to the fifth assessment report from the UN climate panel (IPPC), whose first section, the “Physical Science Basis,” was released in September. He attracted wide attention last year with a report on how climate change leads to more extreme weather events.
  • The IND Solar Farm at the Indianapolis International Airport, with project partners General Energy Solutions, Telamon Corporation, Johnson Melloh Solutions, Indianapolis Airport Authority and Indianapolis Power and Light Company, has commissioned its 12.5 MW DC solar photovoltaic project. The IND Solar Farm, the largest airport-based solar farm in North America, consists of 44,128 panels, producing 12.5 megawatts DC of power on 75 acres of land at the Indianapolis International Airport.
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