BioEnergy Bytes

Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDFBroadwind Energy, Inc. has announced $106 million in tower orders from a U.S. wind turbine manufacturer. Broadwind will produce these towers in its Manitowoc, Wisconsin and Abilene, Texas. facilities. Since the start of 2013, Broadwind has recorded $306 million in new tower orders.
  • Canadian Solar has launched the Canadian Solar Residential Financing Program for the U.S. residential solar market, in partnership with Boston, Mass-based Admirals Bank.  The program is designed to make it easier for residential solar installers and developers to bring more solar projects to completion.
  • In an effort to incite discussion and share best practices surrounding energy and water conservation among industry innovators, AM Conservation Group, Inc., a company focused on energy and water efficiency solutions, has introduced the blog: “Conservation Think Tank: News, Ideas and Solutions for Energy and Water Company Thought Leaders.” Each week the Conservation Think Tank will post an article on topics ranging from industry trends and leaders to advocacy and best practices.
  • Vivint Solar, a leading full-service residential solar integrator, has announced plans to open a new office in Orange County, California. The company plans to hire up to 60 employees at a new Santa Ana-based regional office and provide its affordable, fixed price solar solutions to homeowners throughout the south coast. The launch coincides with the start of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon at Orange County Great Park in Irvine, California, where the company is supporting the event through a team of volunteers giving tours of the solar-powered homes designed and built by 20 collegiate teams. The homes will be on public display through October 13th.
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