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Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDFThe International Bioenergy and Bioproducts Conference (IBBC) is taking place in Green Bay, Wisconsin on September 18-20, 2013. The focus of the event is to advance biorefineries in the forest products industry. Event topics will include biomass supply and demand, biochemical conversion of biomass, thermochemical conversion of biomass, conversion pathways, and modeling. Registration is still open.
  • Biomass Magazine is offering a free webinar, “My Old School: How Anaerobic Digestion is Gaining Traction on American College Campuses on Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 10:00 am CDT. Register here.
  • Washington County, Maryland is moving ahead with a project to develop a refused derived fuel (RDF) facility to process municipal solid waste as well as a waste gasification facility that will produce biofuels. The County, who has partnered with America First Inc., is also considering mining previously landfilled waste for additional feedstock. The County hopes the project will provide an economic development tool to attract companies looking for a sustainable community with zero waste opportunities.
  • Community-owned solar developer Clean Energy Collective (CEC) has signed a purchase power agreement with the Yampa Valley Electric Association (YVEA) launching YVEA Community Solar. The agreement allows YVEA to buy 500 kW of renewable energy from CEC’s solar power system under construction in Craig, Colorado.
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