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Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDFThe 33rd Alcohol School, hosted by the Ethanol Technology Institute, is scheduled for September 15-20, 2013 in Montreal, Quebec. The school is designed to educate delegates on proven technology and advances in fuel ethanol and distilled beverage production, and delegates have the opportunity to attend either Fuel or Distilled Beverage lectures.
  • The Interstate Renewable Energy Council, Inc. (IREC) has received the status as an accredited American National Standards Developer. This designation by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is a result of a six-month application and review process including a public review period.
  • Trina Solar Limited has recently supplied 7 MW of photovoltaic modules to Ikaros Solar for an agricultural project in the United Kingdom (UK). The solar system will be installed at Goose Willow Farm in Abindon using 24,000 Trina Solar modules.
  • A new poll of business professionals conducted on PwC US’ recent webcast, Boosting your bottom line through eco-efficiency, found that 52 percent of respondents rank eco-efficiency as a high or growing priority. PwC also launched a new report, “Less can be more: better for the bottom line and the environment,” offering ideas for companies considering eco-efficiency strategies.
  • EcoEngineers has announced new speakers for its RIN Academy taking place August 26, 2013 in Des Moines, IA. Speakers include: Jon Scharingson, Executive Director of Sales and Marketing, REG; Sandra Dunphy, Director, Energy Services, Weaver and Tidwell, L.L.P.; Stephen Emmert, Regional Director, Biofuel Strategy, Boeing Commercial Airplanes; Chris Highsmith, Director of Market Research, Eco-Energy, Inc.; Shashi Menon, Managing Partner, EcoEngineers ; Jeff Hove, Vice President, RINAlliance; and Dr. Bruce Babcock, Iowa State University, BioEconomy Institute.
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