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Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDFThe 22nd edition of FENASUCRO, the trade fair for sugar, ethanol, and energy technology, will take place in São Paulo, Brazil from August 26-29, 2014. FENASUCRO is the meeting place for producers, professionals, and top manufacturers of equipment, and products & services for the sugarcane agro-industry. The event offers visitors the chance to explore the entire production chain: soil preparation, planting, growing treatments, harvest, industrialization, mechanization, use of by-products, sugarcane product and by-product transportation and logistics.
  • DONG Energy Wind Power’s Country manager, Benj Sykes, has been announced as the new co-chair of the Offshore Wind Industry Council (OWIC) by Business and Energy Minister, the Rt. Hon Michael Fallon MP, who also co-chairs the group. Sykes replaces Keith Anderson, the Chief Corporate Officer of ScottishPower, who has held this role since 2010, and will remain a member of OWIC.
  • Otto Pirker from Verbund will chair Hydropower Development: Europe 2014 Summit, taking place in Porto (Portugal) on September 17-18, 2014. The event will comprise two days of formal presentations, interactive panel discussions and excellent networking opportunities, providing an ideal setting to convene with your peers to discuss both current operational and future planned hydro power plants, energy markets reform, potential barriers and support policies as well as project economics and finance.
  • UNICA, together with other unions and associations of producers from South and Central Sugarcane Technology Center (CTC) region, announced its estimate for the harvest 2014/2015 of cane sugar. The projection indicates a grind of 580.00 million tons, down 16.94 million tonnes compared to the total processed in the last harvest, which totaled 596.94 million tons.
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