BioEnergy Bytes

Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDFReneSola has announced the completion of a 2MW solar PV facility using ReneSola panels in Jamestown, California by San Francisco-based solar developer EcoPlexus Inc. The project’s energy is contracted to Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) under a 20-year power purchase agreement under the Schedule E-SRG tariff.
  • GDF SUEZ Energy Resources NA is donating renewable energy certificates (RECs) to the United States Tennis Association (USTA) to match 100 percent of electricity consumption at the 2013 US Open that began on August 26, 2013 and ends September 9, 2013. The tournament is being held at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center located in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in the New York City borough of Queens.
  • Bechtel has completed construction of the Catalina Solar Photovoltaic Generating Facility. The company designed the 110-megawatt alternating-current solar plant located in Southern California’s Kern County. The facility will produce enough clean energy to power some 35,000 homes. It was built on 900 acres and includes a 7.2-mile (11.6-kilometer) transmission line that connects the facility to the substation.
  • Genomatica has announced the addition of Just Jansz to its Board of Directors. Jansz has 30 years of international experience as an accomplished senior executive in the chemical industry with leaders such as LyondellBasell and Shell. He will provide uniquely well-grounded insights as Genomatica expands the licensing of its bio-based process technology to industry leaders worldwide.
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