BioEnergy Bytes

  • BioEnergyBytesDFAbengoa has acquired 25% of the Beijing-based water company, GreenTech. The deal is currently under the standard review process by the Chinese Government and is expected to be approved in the second quarter of the year. GreenTech is a leader in the Chinese wastewater treatment and reuse market. Its current clients range from the municipal sector to the industrial sector, and the company has over 40 references in water treatment with a combined capacity of 2.1 million cubic meters (m3) per day.
  • SunEdison has announced it has completed construction of a 117 MW (megawatt) DC (direct current) portfolio of utility-scale photovoltaic (PV) solar power plants across the United Kingdom. The portfolio is comprised of eight separate solar power plants.
  • S&C Electric Company, a company focused on renewable energy integration, has announced the first real-world deployment of a new service offering to remotely monitor S&C’s Wind-Turbine Style Vista® Switchgear. This new service was pioneered on Vista switchgear at Infigen Energy’s 50-MW Kumeyaay Wind Farm, located 65 miles east of San Diego in Boulevard, Calif.
  • Solectria Renewables, LLC, has announced that its SMARTGRID 500 Inverters (SGI 500) have been purchased by NuGen Capital for five projects totaling over 13 MW in Massachusetts. All five systems in Massachusetts are ground-mounted. They are located in Swansea, Lunenburg, Whatley and Hadley. These projects generate net metering credits from the facilities and produce credits that will be made available to manufacturers and municipalities in the area via their utility provider.