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Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDFOwnEnergy has announced the sale of its Two Dot Wind Farm to NJR Clean Energy Ventures. Two Dot will be the 4th wind farm OwnEnergy has brought to shovel-ready status and sold. The Two Dot Wind Farm is located in Montana, 93 miles east of Helena, and is expected to create 40-60 temporary jobs during its construction phase and according to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s JEDI analysis, the project will have a total local economic impact of $8.2 million. Once completed, Two Dot will consist of six, GE 1.62 MW wind turbines, for a total capacity of 9.72 MW.
  • Heraeus Photovoltaics has announced that effective November 1, 2013, Andreas Liebheit will join the company as a new executive member. Liebheit will be transitioning into the Global Management role of the Heraeus Photovoltaics Business Unit, replacing Andy London, the current Global Manager, upon his retirement in January 2014. Liebheit has held leadership positions in the solar industry since 2006.
  • The City of Patterson, California and Chevron Energy Solutions will soon ‘flip the switch’ on a solar and energy efficiency project that is expected to save the community $6.5 million and reduce its utility electricity purchases by 90 percent. In what may be the first of its kind and scope in Stanislaus County, the project includes solar installations and energy efficiency programs designed to reduce energy usage. The city will generate its own green, renewable electricity, dramatically reducing citywide energy costs, saving taxpayers over the life of the project, and making neighborhoods safer by replacing streetlights with more efficient LED fixtures.
  • CHS Inc. has announced today the release of its new grain trading mobile app. The free app allows easy access to CHS grain terminals, soybean processing plants and select service center bids. It enables producers to make, monitor and manage offers to sell corn, soybeans and wheat electronically. The app also provides market information with the ability to create and manage futures-only, basis-only and cash offers.
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