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Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDF1U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, and former Iowa Governor, Tom Vilsack will provide a unique perspective on the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) commitment to renewable fuels at the 10th Annual Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit. The Summit is free to attend and open to the public. Registration is required. Online registration closes January 12, 2016.
  • According to Navigant Research, global annual NGV sales are expected to grow from 2.4 million vehicles in 2015 to 3.9 million in 2025. The report analyzes the market for natural gas vehicles (NGVs), including global forecasts, broken down by vehicle segment, alternative drivetrain, and region, through 2025.
  • Canadian Solar Inc. has announced that it has energized an additional five solar power plants, totaling 22.9 MWp. Royston Solar Park, Wick Road Solar Park and Pant-Y-Moch Solar Park were developed under the community scheme, with a commercial component totaling 14.7 MWp. Long Meadow Solar Farm and Slade Solar Farm, totaling 8.2 MWp, have been connected to the grid under the Renewable Obligations Certificate (ROCs) program.
  • Duke Energy plans to add more clean, renewable energy to its generation mix with the construction of a 17 MW solar facility at Naval Support Activity Crane, located 40 miles southwest of Bloomington, Ind. The company has requested a certificate of public convenience and necessity from the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission. If approved, Duke Energy Indiana will own and operate the facility, which is expected to be placed into commercial service in 2016.
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