BioEnergy Bytes

Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDF1Green Charge Networks has partnered with the County of Santa Cruz to install a state-of-the-art energy storage system at the County’s largest administrative building. This is the first energy storage installation in the County and largest installation at a County facility in Northern California.
  • Japan’s cumulative installed capacity will rise from 317.5 GW in 2014 to an estimated 389.8 GW by 2025, representing a moderate Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 1.9%, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData. The report states that while thermal sources will contribute the majority of installed capacity, with an expected overall share of 54.7%, other renewable sources (excluding hydropower) will more than double by the end of the forecast period. Renewable installed capacity will increase from 37.8 GW in 2015 to 83.3 GW by 2025, rising at a CAGR of 8.2%, representing the largest growth in Japan’s energy sector.
  • Schneider Industries is holding an online auction for surplus equipment from Ecology Biofuels. Bidding is open now and ends at 10 am CDT on Thursday, October 29, 2015. Items include distillation tower, water treatment system, 10,000 gallon diesel storage tank and more. Click here for more information on the auction.
  • To celebrate the 20th annual National Solar Tour, October is National Solar Tour month at the American Solar Energy Society. In conjunction with Energy Awareness month, homeowners and businesses in neighborhoods across the country open their doors and show what they’ve done to slash utility bills and help cut pollution from electric generating plants. Click here to learn more and find a tour.
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