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Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDFAlgae.Tec Ltd has announce that it has received its first purchase order from an affiliate of Reliance Industrial Investments and Holdings Limited (RIIHL) in connection with the arrangements announced on January 21, 2014. This purchase order is for $2.4 million and is for the supply of certain Algae.Tec algae production technology and associated technical expertise. The work and equipment ordered under this purchase order will be supplied and completed over approximately the next nine months.
  • SunEdison and MIC Solar Energy Holdings, a subsidiary of Macquarie Infrastructure Company LLC have announced the completion of a 16.4 megawatt photovoltaic (PV) solar power plant located outside Tucson, Arizona on Davis-Monthan Air Force Base (AFB). The plant is the largest solar energy facility at any U.S. Department of Defense installation and is expected to reduce the Air Force’s utility costs by $500,000 annually for the next 25 years.
  • The K2 Wind Power Project (K2 Wind) has begun hiring workers for the construction following a ruling by the Environmental Review Tribunal, which dismissed the appeal of K2’s Renewable Energy Approval. The 270 MW K2 wind power project will use 140 Ontario-made wind turbines. Over 1,000 workers from across southwestern Ontario will be involved in the manufacturing and assembly of the wind turbines, site construction and operations.
  • Greg Krissek has begun his duties as CEO of the Kansas Corn Growers Association, Kansas Corn Commission and Kansas Grain Sorghum Producers Association. Krissek has nearly 25 years of experience working with agriculture, ethanol, renewable energy projects and public policy. Krissek fills the position of Jere White, who announced his retirement on February 12. White had been the executive director of Kansas Corn and Kansas Sorghum since 1988.
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