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Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDFRenewable energy provider Wheelabrator Technologies will provide live online video coverage of its annual youth environmental summit taking place May 5-8, 2014 in Sunrise, Florida. In all, 150 students from 15 schools in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and Florida will gather to present their projects to a panel of Wheelabrator employees, educators and environmental experts. A first for the Symposium series, each team presentation will be made available online, enabling schools, family members,friends, and community and business leaders to watch the presentations unfold live Tuesday, May 6. Interested spectators can view the school presentations by logging on to Wheelabrator’s website.
  • The American Solar Energy Society (ASES) is accepting nominations for six awards that honors persons making significant contributions to the field of solar, renewable energy and the Society. Award nominees must be a member of ASES and nominations are due May 16, 2014. ASES is also accepting nominations for new Fellows of the Society. Click here for more information on the awards and to submit a nomination.
  • Admirals Bank, a leading provider of residential solar and renewable energy lending, has worked with Heatspring Learning Institute to bring an interactive, online training course to residential solar installers across the United States. The online training course, titled Solar Loans vs PPAs: How to Use Simple Solar Loans to Sell More Residential Solar, runs from May 5, 2014 through May 23, 2014. This 3-week online training course was developed by Admirals Bank to provide solar installers and other industry professionals with a comprehensive understanding of how to use residential solar financing to increase sales and home solar installations.
  • International renewable energy consultancy Natural Power has further strengthened its services in North America by appointing wind technical professional, Scott McDonald. Formerly of AWS Scientific (AWS Truepower), PPM Atlantic Renewable, Iberdrola Renewables and Ogin, Inc. McDonald joins Natural Power as Head of Energy Assessments in North America.
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