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Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDFAmyris, Inc. has announced that Paulo Diniz, currently President of Amyris Brasil, will become Amyris’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO) on an interim basis following the decision of its current CFO, Steve Mills, to step down for personal reasons. Diniz will assume the new responsibilities by December 15, 2013, at which time Mills will transition to an advisory role with the Company. Amyris has begun an executive search to evaluate potential internal and external candidates to permanently fill the position.
  • LDK Solar Co., Ltd. has announced the appointment of Dr. Shi Chen to its board of directors. Dr. Chen will serve as a non-executive director.
  • A new plastic to oil company, Poly2Petro, has begun operations according to CEO Steven Mills. The newly established corporation plans to build and expand plastic to oil conversion facilities containing a unique system that can process co-mingled or contaminated plastic waste that no other technology can currently accomplish.
  • SunEdison has launched the SunEdison Solar Water Pump, a high performance solar PV-based water pump specially designed for agriculture. The Solar Water Pump will address a significant market, and help increase crop yield by delivering reliable irrigation without dependence on expensive diesel fuel or intermittent electrical power supply.
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