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Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDFEPA’s SmartWay Transport Partnership is celebrating 10 years as a market-driven initiative that empowers businesses to move goods in the cleanest most energy-efficient way possible, saving businesses money while protecting public health and fighting climate change. Over the last 10 years, SmartWay has eliminated 51.6 million metric tons of carbon pollution, resulting in savings of more than120 million barrels of oil, and $16.8 billion in fuel costs.
  • The Iowa Renewable Fuels Association (IRFA) has released the results of its 2014 Iowa Fourth Congressional District Candidate Renewable Fuels Survey, highlighting strong support for renewable fuels among the leading candidates: U.S. Rep. Steve King (R) and Jim Mowrer (D). The IRFA will continue to release candidate survey results for other races.
  • Vista Solar, a Santa Clara-based solar installer and SunPower Commercial Dealer, has received the SunPower “Commercial Regional Top Producer of the Year” award for its outstanding sales performance as a SunPower dealer in 2013.
  • The Alliance for Solar Choice has announced two new wins for rooftop solar in 2014 as the public continues to defeat attacks from anti-solar utilities, their national trade association Electric Institute (EEI), and the American Legislative Exchange Council. In Utah and the state of Washington, solar advocates preserved net metering with zero changes to this core rooftop solar policy.
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