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Joanna Schroeder

  • The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) has joined the ASTM (Formerly American Society for Testing and Materials) Technical Committee D02 on Petroleum Products and Lubricants, represented by ACE Senior Vice President Ron Lamberty.BioEnergyBytesDF
  • Solar garden developer Clean Energy Collective (CEC) is working to build the first community-owned solar garden in Putney, Vermont. Reservations are available for the Putney Community Solar Array, a 147 kW photovoltaic (PV) system. The 588-panel solar garden owners will receive all rebates and tax incentives.
  • N.C. State University has been awarded a three-year $6,200,000 award for the Clean Fuel Advanced Technology (CFAT) project from the North Carolina Department of Transportation. The CFAT project focuses on improving air quality in 24 non-attainment counties throughout the state and includes a public education campaign and the launch of a green fleet.
  • Sempra U.S. Gas & Power and Consolidated Edison Development are partnering on two of Sempra U.S. Gas & Power’s solar power facilities, the 150-megawatt (MW) Copper Mountain Solar 2 plant near Las Vegas and the 150-MW Mesquite Solar 1 power plant near Phoenix. Under the sales agreement, each company will own a 50-percent interest in the two solar facilities, which are among the largest photovoltaic plants in the U.S.
  • CleanFUEL USA has partnered with the City of Springfield, Illinois to convert 24 police cars and pickup truck to propane autogas. Fuel savings for the first year is estimated to be more than $82,000.
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