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Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDFElevance Renewable Sciences, Inc. has announced that Steven Mills, former Chief Financial Officer at Amyris, Inc., will join Elevance’s board of directors. Mills has extensive experience in the fields of accounting, corporate finance, strategic planning, and mergers and acquisitions.
  • American Ethanol will host members of the Armed Forces from Dover Air Force Base (AFB) participating in the NASCAR Troops to the Track Presented by Bank of America™ during the Fed Ex 400 at Dover International Speedway. American Ethanol is a year-long supporter of the Armed Forces Foundation. Dover AFB is the home of the Mortuary Affairs division of the Armed Forces, the division responsible for the care and final rights of fallen service members who were killed while serving our nation.
  • The National Algae Association is announcing a Call for Presentations for the next Algae Production Workshop to be held in Texas in July 2014. We will be focusing on five (5) areas: HP for astaxanthin, feeds, food, CO2 sequestration and wastewater. Please submit your presentation by June 15, 2014. Workshops are open and collaborative forums to learn and share information in the different methods and commercial processes involved in the algae production industry.
  • Ellomay Capital Ltd., an emerging operator in the renewable energy and energy infrastructure sector, has announced its entry into a binding Letter of Intent for the purchase of 3 photovoltaic solar plants with approximately 5.6MWp, with nominal output of approximately 5.2MWn). The PV plants are ground mounted fixed technology plants and are located in Murcia, Spain. The PV Plants are already constructed and operating and were connected to the Spanish national grid in 2011. According to the Letter of Intent, the PV Plants and all associated assets and rights shall be purchased by Ellomay for an aggregate purchase price of Euro 9.5 million or approximately US $13 million, subject to certain purchase price adjustments..
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