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Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDFRenewable Energy Group, Inc. Chief Financial Officer Chad Stone will become the next chair of the Iowa Biodiesel Board. Stone, who has served on Iowa Biodiesel Board’s nine member executive board of directors since 2010, was officially be named to the post Friday at the board’s annual meeting.
  • Sun Starter, a residential lead generation company in the solar industry, is now offering the ability for company’s to enter into exclusive contracts for these leads.
  • Hitachi, Ltd. has announced that as of October 1, 2014, it will establish a new Energy Solutions Business Management Division as a front engineering (technical sales) organization under the direct jurisdiction of the president. This new Division will provide optimum solutions in a one-stop format – from power generation to power distribution and end-user systems – for the power systems market. The Energy Solutions Business Management Division will collaborate with the Power Systems Company and other Hitachi entities to provide the best solutions to a variety of stakeholders.
  • CSR is hosting a free webinar, “Tracking Renewable Energy for the U.S. EPA’s Clean Power Plan: Guidelines for States to Use Existing REC Tracking Systems to Comply with 111(d),” on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 11:00 am PT. The webinar will explain how existing renewable energy certificate (REC) tracking systems can be used as an integral part of state compliance for the EPA’s Clean Power Plan. These REC tracking systems, together with state policies designed to increase the production and use of renewable electricity, will be critical to states looking to use renewable energy like wind and solar to reduce the carbon intensity of their power sector. This webinar will be invaluable for air and electricity regulators, as well as renewable energy advocates who are interested in participating in the Clean Air Act Section 111(d) comment period, closing October 16, 2014.
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