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Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDFRenewable Energy Group (REG) has hired Todd Robinson as Director, Investor Relations. Robinson has spent more than 20 years in banking, investment, finance and treasury operations at companies including Wells Fargo, Deloitte & Touche, Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Pella Corporation, and HSBC Securities (USA), Inc. He will work with REG senior management and with the company’s investor relations firm, ICR, to enhance REG’s availability to the investment community.
  • Leading figures in geothermal power development will be participating in the GEA International Geothermal Showcase in Washington, D.C. on Earth Day, April 22. This includes speakers engaged in projects in Kenya, Tanzania, Switzerland, Romania, Turkey, Italy, Japan, Indonesia, Guatemala, El Salvador, Nevis, Colombia, the United States, Iceland and more. In addition to examining geothermal power projects around the world, panels will present leading market analysis discussing the state of the geothermal sector, a top level expert discussion of geothermal project risk reduction, and presentations from leading financial institutions including the World Bank, the Export-Import Bank of the U.S., and the Overseas Private Investment Corporation.
  • Ferrostaal Industrial Projects GmbH, a project developer facilitating worldwide investments, is taking a majority stake in the ‘Sainshand’ wind farm project in Mongolia. With 190 GWh of electricity every year, ‘Sainshand’ will be the largest wind park in Mongolia. The investment in the project amounts to approximately 120 million US dollars and is intended to connect to the grid as early as the end of 2015.
  • Green Charge Networks has announced the launch of a new white paper, The Next Energy Frontier: Power Efficiency. The white paper addresses the rising electricity cost facing America’s businesses. The paper also examines the state of energy efficiency initiatives and what will be the next frontier in savings – Power Efficiency.
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