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Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDFVictory Energy has hired Robert Williams as the company’s Chief Operating Officer. This is a new position for the company. Reporting to Victory Energy President and CEO John Viskup, Williams will be in charge of overseeing all facets of the Victory Energy operations.
  • SunPower Corp. announced its definitive agreement with Tianjin Zhonghuan Semiconductor Co., Ltd.; Sichuan Development Holding Co., Ltd.; Leshan Electric Power Co., Ltd.; and Tianjin Tsinlien Investment Holding Co., Ltd. to form a joint venture with plans to develop and own at least three gigawatts of photovoltaic (PV) power plants in the People’s Republic of China (PRC). The power plants, to be located in the Sichuan Province, are expected to be built primarily with high-efficiency, low-concentration photovoltaic (LCPV) technology.
  • The Eilat-Eilot Renewable Energy Initiative, the leading body in the field of renewable energy development in Israel, announced that its 2014 Eilat-Eilot Green Energy International Conference and Exhibition will this open with its annual EnergyVest Summit. EnergyVest is a special preconference event for global investors to interact with Israel’s leading renewable energy technology companies, and will be held at the Dan Hotel in Eilat, Israel in the evening of December 7, 2014.
  • The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) has approved a US $480,000 grant for technical assistance to the Government of the Union of Comoros for a project to facilitate private sector participation in developing renewable energy. The grant will be funded through the “enabling environment” window of this AfDB-administered multi-donor facility mandated to unlock investments in clean energy projects in the continent.
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