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Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDFLaw firm White & Case has announced the availability of the 2013 Global Renewable Energy Guide, a comprehensive publication that provides an overview of legislation and incentives available to renewable energy companies worldwide. It enables investors, lenders and government agencies to easily understand and compare renewable energy laws and incentives across 32 jurisdictions. The guide is edited and published by the White & Case Ankara Office.
  • The Nebraska Ethanol Board has applauded Frontier Co-op’s decision to offer E15 at four of its retail fuel locations in east central Nebraska. E15 is a higher-octane blend consisting of 15% ethanol and 85% gasoline. Beginning September 20th, it will be available at the Co-op’s stations in Brainard, Ceresco, Dwight and Weston.
  • The merger between DNV and GL has been approved and the new company, DNV GL, will be operational beginning September 12, 2013. According the the company, DNV GL will be the world’s largest ship and offshore classification society to the maritime industry and a leading expert in wind and power transmission and distribution. DNV GL also takes the position as one of the top three management system certification bodies in the world. The competition authorities in South Korea, USA, EU and China have cleared the merger. The new company will comprise 17,000 employees across 300 sites in more than 100 countries, and have revenues of EUR 2,500 million per year.
  • Admirals Bank has hired Ed Steins as the Bank’s Vice President and Director of National Sales for Renewable Energy Lending. Earlier this year Admirals Bank launched a new division titled, Admirals Alternatives, that is dedicated to financing residential solar and renewable energy systems across the United States.
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