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Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDFThe Georgia Alternative Fuel Vehicle Roadshow is taking place in Georgia this June beginning in Athens on June 3, 2013. The events are free.
  • In the state of Queensland, Australia, Conergy recently commissioned a 100 kilowatt rooftop to the grid that operates without any feed-in tariff.  The retirement nursing home “Casa d’Amore” in South Brisbane solar system contains 400 Conergy PowerPlus modules on 6,888 square feet producing 146 megawatt hours of power each year.
  • Save the date for The RIN Academy on Monday, August 26, 2013 in Des Moines, Iowa. Hosted by EcoEngineers, Iowa State University and the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE), the RIN Academy is a one-day workshop. Topics include: RFS mandates; higher blends of ethanol & breaking through the blend wall – Opportunities & Challenges;  2013-2014 RIN & commodity pricing trends; the regulatory frontier: RIN QAP, new fuel pathways, emerging technologies; meeting the D5 mandate: sugar ethanol or biodiesel?
  • The 5th Annual OPIS RFS2, RINs & Biodiesel Forum will be held October 17-18, 2013 in Chicago. Top biofuels experts will guide attendees through the RFS from every angle. Participants will learn how to survive the RIN crunch by hedging risk, strategies for optimizing RIN allocations, specific attestation best practices, the nitty gritty legal details of the RFS, implications of California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard, and more.
  • Natural Power has announced the establishment of its 14th office in Halmstad, Sweden. The new base widens service provision into Scandinavia, expanding on the company’s existing client base. Ex-Triventus employee Mikael Palmqvist joins the company as Senior Technical Manager responsible for the new office.
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