BioEnergy Bytes

Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDFA vibrant look reflecting strong connections from its farmer-owners to the global marketplace, along with enhanced functionality, are the hallmarks of the new website of CHS Inc., the nation’s leading farmer-owned cooperative and a global energy, grains and foods business. The new website also features mobile capability that allows users to navigate seamlessly from desktop to tablet to smart phone.
  • Unirac, Inc., a Hilti Group Company and rovider of high quality, competitive solar photovoltaic (PV) mounting solutions, has been selected by Renewable Energy Systems Canada Inc., to provide two 10 megawatt (MW) Ground Mount Steel racking solutions for solar PV projects located in Ontario, Canada. The projects will be executed in two phases, which started in the fall of 2013, with final completion in 2014. The solar projects will provide clean energy to power the equivalent of 4,000 homes annually.
  • Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett has awarded nearly $2 million in Alternative Fuel Incentive Grants (AFIG) to four successful applicants for their innovative alternative fuel technology projects. In addition to GE’s demonstrating of a dual fuel locomotive, the innovative projects include upgrading technology for recharging electric vehicles and hydrogen fueling stations, and design and testing of natural gas retrofit kits for gasoline direct injection engines. An estimated 15 new fueling stations and 30 existing stations will be supported by these vehicles.
  • Dominion has placed in service a group of solar generation projects in Marion County, Ind., that will generate up to 28.6 megawatts of electricity. This is the third solar generation facility Dominion has placed in service this year.
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