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Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDFSave the date for the 2014 Propane Engine Fuel Summit taking place on March 27, 2014 in Irving, Texas. The Propane Engine Fuel Summit brings together the largest gathering of the nation’s propane autogas experts to discuss the challenges and benefits of operating this clean, economical, domestically produced transportation fuel. Now in its fourth year, the event will include the latest on- and off-road propane autogas technologies, product offerings, industry partnerships, funding opportunities, end-user fleet applications and more.
  • The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) and the Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Railway will co-host a free Ethanol Safety Seminar on Nov. 14 at the Pipestone Fire Hall in Pipestone, Minnesota To accommodate all schedules, there will be a morning session from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and an evening session from 5:30 to 10 p.m. Registration is limited to the first 50 people. Lunch and dinner will be provided. While primarily targeting first responders, hazmat teams, safety managers, and local emergency planning committees, it is also open to the general public.
  • According to a recent report from Navigant Research, “Solar PV Market Forecasts,” annual installations of new solar PV capacity will more than double, in terms of capacity, by 2020, growing from 35.9 gigawatts (GW) in 2013 to 73.4 GW in 2020.
  • Global Trade and Development Consulting together with its Project Development Partner, Energy Ventures, both Maryland-based companies, announced that they have been awarded the contract by the Ethiopian Ministry of Water and Energy and the Board of Directors of the Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation to build, operate, and transfer three (3), one hundred (100) megawatt solar sites, in the eastern region of Ethiopia. The site selection, due diligence and Feasibility Study were completed earlier this year, receiving both technical and financial approval from both the Minister of Water and Energy and EEPCo.
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