BioEnergy Bytes

Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDFPOET-DSM Advanced Biofuels is now hiring full-time, quality team members to operate its 20 million-gallon-per-year cellulosic ethanol plant, which is set to open in early 2014. Project LIBERTY is a cellulosic biorefinery under construction today in Emmetsburg, Iowa that will use crop residue (corn cobs, leaves, husk, some stalk) to produce 20 million gallons of ethanol per year, later ramping up to 25 million gallons per year. The plant is currently filling a number of positions, including: environmental health and safety specialist, plant engineer, accountant, and plant technician.
  • Solar Power International 2013 is taking place in Chicago, Illinois from October 21-24, 2013 at the McCormick Place. New show programming and events for 2013 include multiple featured areas on the show floor for companies to showcase their technologies and foster new business ventures along with new educational sessions. Click here to learn more and to register.
  • IMPCO has announced the availability of its bi-fuel CNG fuel system for the 2014 Chevrolet Cruze 1.4L sedan. The company says this system eliminates “range anxiety” by including a trunk mounted Type 3 tank (8.4 gasoline gallon equivalent) that provides over 200 miles of additional range.
  • EnterSolar hasannounced the receipt of more than $6 million through multiple rounds of NYSERDA funding to facilitate the construction of 10 new large-scale commercial solar installations. The awards are being funded under the Competitive PV program as part of Governor Cuomo’s NY-Sun initiative. EnterSolar is currently working with a number of businesses and seeking others that may have interest in participating in round 3 of the Competitive PV Program.
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