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Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDFRandy Olson, executive director of the Iowa Biodiesel Board (IBB), has resigned to take a position with the U.S. Soybean Export Council. According to Mark Cobb, a biodiesel producer and petroleum distributor who serves as IBB Chair, Olson’s efforts leave the biodiesel industry in Iowa stronger.
  • ROUSH CleanTech has hired Ford Motor Company veteran Rob Stevens as its new vice president of strategy. In this position, Stevens will spearhead future product and customer strategy.
  • CEOs from the wind industry will debate how to get ‘back to business’ in the current climate and other business leaders such as Google will discuss new opportunities at the upcoming EWEA 2014 Annual Event, March 10-13, 2014 in Barcelona Spain. Portuguese Energy Minister Moreira da Silva and IEA chief Maria van der Hoeven will speak on the opening day on 10 March. There will be a range of press activities, thirty conference sessions and an exhibition hall with hundreds of companies present.
  • Iowa Governor Terry Branstad has been named the new Vice Chairman of the Governors’ Biofuels Coalition.
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