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Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDFYingli Solar along with Solar Roof Systems, Kingspan and Atama Solar Energy, have raised a total of 24,000 Euro for SolarAid, the London based charity using solar power to help education in Africa. The fundraising will support SolarAid’s ‘Lighter Learning’ programme to improve the education of children in Africa by providing lighting for classrooms in 12 schools across Zambia.
  • The MILENA technology to produce green gas, electricity or fluid fuels from waste and biomass, developed by Dutch energy institute ECN, is going going. The company has signed a license agreement with Royal Dahlman to implement the technology worldwide.
  • Pacific Green Technologies has entered into an agreement to acquire Pacific Green Energy Parks Limited, the sole shareholder of Energy Park Sutton Bridge Limited (EPSB). EPSB has obtained planning permission to develop a 49 MWe biomass power plant on land located at Sutton Bridge, Lincolnshire, UK.
  • ConEdison Solutions has launched a Government Energy Forum on its website. The forum allows public-sector professionals to post comments and exchange ideas with their public-sector peers about emerging energy issues and news affecting energy supply for government.
  • The Board of Directors of the American Solar Energy Society has named Seth Masia, currently director of communications at ASES, to step into the role of interim executive director. He assumes the duties of Susan Greene, who will leave her job as president of ASES on May 31.
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