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Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDFFast Stop in Elkader, Iowa has begun selling E15 to 2001 and newer vehicles, making it the 12th registered E15 station in Iowa. In addition to E15, Fast Stop also offers E20, E30 and E85 to flex-fuel vehicle (FFV) owners. Fast Stop is located in Northeast Iowa at 24544 Highway 13 in Elkader.
  • Central MN Ethanol Co-op (“CMEC”) has received shareholder approval on the Asset Purchase Agreement for the sale of its Little Falls, MN ethanol facility to Green Biologics, Inc (“GBI”). CMEC and GBI executed the Asset Purchase Agreement on October 15, 2013 and received formal shareholder approval at CMEC’s Special Shareholder Meeting on November 27, 2013. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed and timing of the transaction closing is expected in 2014. Green Biologics Ltd. has also recently closed on a £15.4 million (U.S. $25 million) funding round led by Sofinnova Partners with strategic participation by Swire Pacific Limited.
  • Texas A&M is hosting a “Fermentation and Separation” Short course in February 2-4, 2014, sponsored by Food Protein R&D Center and National Center for Therapeutics Manufacturing at Texas A&M University. Early bird rates are available until January 17, 2014. Click here to see the full agenda and to register.
  • Sullivan Solar Power’s founder and chief executive officer, Daniel Sullivan, was awarded Most Admired CEO for a medium sized privately held company by the San Diego Business Journal Thursday. For its seventh year, the San Diego Business Journal hosted the Most Admired CEO event, recognizing dynamic business leaders and role models, selected for their achievements and contributions to San Diego companies.
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