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Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDFThe Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa, a multi-donor initiative administered by the African Development Bank, will participate in the West Africa Clean Energy Finance Forum, to recognize the finalist entrepreneurs identified throughout 2013 by a team from the various event co-sponsors: Private Financing Advisory Network and the Regional Clean Energy Investment Initiative of the U.S. Agency for International Development, the ECOWAS Regional Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency, West African Development Bank, and the African Biofuels and Renewable Energy Company. The event will take place on October 8 as part of the ECOWAS Renewable Energy Investment Week that will run from October 8-10 in Accra, Ghana.
  • On Thursday, October 10, at 1:00 pm EST, Ecotech Institute will hold a lunchtime webinar, “Tame the Energy Monster: A Focus on Energy Efficiency” that explores what it means to be energy efficient. This webinar, which is the second in Ecotech Institute’s “Living the Ecotech Lifestyle” series. The fast-paced, 30-minute session will help attendees think about the mind shifts for how to live a more eco-friendly life. It will also look at what businesses are doing to improve energy efficiency. Kyle Crider, Manager of Environmental Operations at Ecotech Institute, will host the event.
  • BayWa r.e. renewable energy GmbH (BayWa r.e.) has sold two operating onshore wind parks located in the south-east of England to Greencoat UK Wind PLC. The wind parks Earls Hall Farm and Cotton Farm comprise 10.3 MW and 16.4 MW respectively. BayWa r.e. developed and constructed both projects in the role of project owner and EPC contractor and will remain involved with the operation of the wind farms in the capacity of technical operations manager.
  • J.J. Taylor Companies has announced the expansion of its CNG powered fleet and the building of a second CNG station in Ft. Myers, Florida, expected to be ready by February 2014. The company will receive 10 new 2014 Freightliner Cascadia tractors equipped with the new Cummins-Westport ISX 12G engine and the Allison 4000 HS automatic transmission by January 2014.
  • Remcom, a provider of electromagnetic simulation software and solutions, is participating in the free, Internet-based IHS GlobalSpec’s Wind Energy Technology event on October 9, 2014. The online event is similar to a traditional conference and trade show; however, attendees participate from their computer.
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