CHS Inc., a leading farmer-owned cooperative and a global energy, grains and foods company, said today it is investing an additional $20 million in 2014 to strengthen refined fuels supply dependability and flexibility for its customer network. The projects include the final phase of an ongoing replacement of the company’s refined fuels pipeline between Billings and Glendive, Mont., and a new pipeline connection at Council Bluffs, Iowa.
McPhy Energy, a company specialized in hydrogen-based solutions for the industry, mobility and renewable energy sector, has signed a decisive contract in the field of sea H2 mobility with one of the world’s largest shipbuilding groups, Italy-based Fincantieri. McPhy Energy, exclusive owner of a solid state hydrogen storage breakthrough technology, will perform a hydrogen storage design for vessels powered by hydrogen that will lead to the manufacturing of the first prototype.
Comverge, Inc., has announced that its customer, Pepco Holdings Inc. (PHI) has won the 2014 POWERGRID International Project of the Year award for its direct load control program, Energy Wise Rewards. Recognized in the Demand Response/Energy Efficiency category, the award is based on the size and scope of the project, level of innovation used, and benefit to the utility, its customers, and the power industry as a whole.
JA Solar Holdings has announced that the performance of the company’s solar modules in extreme environments has been certified by the China Quality Certification Center, China’s largest professional certification body. JA Solar is the first solar product manufacturer to receive this CQC accreditation.