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Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDFTPI Composites, Inc. a leading global wind blade manufacturer, has announced that it is reopening its plant in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico to provide cost-effective, world-class blades to the North American wind market. The Juarez factory was formerly operated as a joint venture between TPI and Mitsubishi Power Systems under the name of VienTek, but is beginning operations now to serve multiple customers as a 100% owned TPI facility.
  • GreenTech Automotive, a U.S. automotive manufacturer dedicated to developing and producing environmentally friendly, energy-efficient vehicles, has extended its strategic partnership with top Chinese automaker Jianghui Automotive Co. Ltd. The next phase of the partnership will focus on development of a 4-door, all-electric vehicle for the North American market.
  • SunPower Corp. and Fresno-based SunPower Elite Dealer Pacific Solar have announced that they are donating a solar power system to the Fresno Chaffee Zoo, thanks to the first 50 Fresno area households that bought or financed SunPower systems during the company’s “Let’s Solar Fresno” campaign that launched in August.
  • The National Algae Association is calling for presentations for its Algae Production Workshop in San Francisco on February 28, 2014. Abstracts must be submitted by January 28, 2014.
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