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Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDFAmigo Energy, subsidiary of Just Energy Group Inc. has announced a new promotion in recognition of Earth Day. The company has entered into a partnership with the bike sharing program, Houston B-cycle, a transportation alternative for people living in and visiting Houston. Launched April 21, customers who enroll for electricity in Amigo’s 100% renewable energy program will receive an annual membership to B-cycle.
  • Intersolar Europe will be taking place in Munich, June 4–6, 2014. The event will be kicked off with the launch of the Global Market Outlook for Photovoltaics 2014-2018 presented by the European Photovoltaic Industry Association (EPIA). Attendees will learn about current and future developments in the solar industry.
  • Alterra Power Corp. and Fiera Axium Infrastructure Inc. have completed a partnership agreement for the Jimmie Creek hydroelectric project. Under the agreement Alterra will own 51% of the project and Fiera Axium Infrastructure Canada II LP will own 49%. The Jimmie Creek project will provide 62 MW of clean power capacity to southwest British Columbia and will sell 100% of its power to BC Hydro for 40 years beginning in August 2016.
  • Ecoppia, a developer of autonomous water-free solar panel cleaning solutions, announced today that JA Solar has certified Ecoppia’s solution for use on its solar panels. Ecoppia recently announced similar certification by Suntech Power. Additional certification processes are underway, with the aim of ensuring Ecoppia’s market-wide compliance with the stringent standards of all major panel manufacturers.
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