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Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDF1The North Carolina Department of Transportation (N.C. DOT) is continuing to support efforts led by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) at North Carolina State University to reduce transportation related emissions through a two-year $4,494,500 award for the Clean Fuel Advanced Technology (CFAT) project. This marks the fourth phase of the CFAT initiative, which began in 2006.
  • Rays Power Infra Pvt. Ltd. has been ranked as the third largest EPC player in the solar sector in India. The ranking was adjudged by Bridge to India, a leading boutique consultancy and knowledge provider in the Indian cleantech market. As per the report released, Susten (By Mahindra) and Sterling & Wilson (Shapoorji and Pallonji) were given the first and second positions respectively.
  • Sungevity, Inc. has announced that it has completed an equity and project financing transaction totaling $650 million to support the company’s U.S. and international business. This marks the largest financing of a private company in the solar industry for 2015. The new funding allows Sungevity to further optimize its technology platform and grow into new markets and new partnerships.
  • Alterra Power Corp. and Starwood Energy Group Globalhave announced the commencement of commercial operations and funding of tax equity for the 204 MW Shannon wind project. The project is located in Clay County, Texas and was constructed under an EPC contract with Mortenson Construction’s Wind Energy Group. General Electric Company supplied 119 wind turbines (1.71 MW output, 103m rotor diameter) for the project, and will provide operations and maintenance services for the turbines under a long-term contract.
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