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Joanna Schroeder

    • BioEnergyBytesDFPurified Renewable Energy has contracted R1 Group to sell a Katzen Technology corn-based, dry mill, fuel-grade ethanol production facility with a nameplate capacity of 18 million gallons per year, in Buffalo Lake, MN. The facility will be sold at a §363 bankruptcy auction on August 8, 2013. Qualified bids, including a $125,000 deposit, are due July 31, 2013.
    • ShoEi Foods has selected Cenergy Power to engineer and construct a 864 kilowatt solar photovoltaic system. The solar power system will be used to offset local energy demand at their walnut processing facility in Marysville, CA.
    • In an effort to accelerate the development of renewable energy resources, Hawaiian Electric Company has requested permission to negotiate with five proposed projects that could quickly provide low-cost electricity for Oahu. If approved the solar and wind projects will have 20-year power purchase agreements directly with Hawaiian Electric.
    • MTS Systems Corporation is collaborating with GE Power Conversion to supply a simulation system to RWTH Aachen University in Aachen, German, for its Center for Wind Power Drives. The equipment will be used to study and design wind turbines.
    • Dominion Virginia Power is accepting online applications for its Solar Purchase Program that will help eligible customers offset the cost of adding solar power to their homes and properties.
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