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Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDFVitol Group President and CEO Ian Taylor will deliver the keynote address at the 2014 Platts Global Energy Outlook Forum on Thursday, December 11, 2014 in New York City, event host Platts announced today. Now in its eighth year, the forum brings together energy executives, government officials, investors and academics to debate and discuss the challenges, opportunities and issues facing energy companies and policymakers.
  • Hitachi, Ltd. and Hitachi America, Ltd. have announced an agreement on joint research with the Bonneville Power Administration of the U.S. Department of Energy to continue the development of a grid stabilization system. The goal of the project is to develop and conduct PoC*1 testing of an online demonstration system over the next 21 months, beginning in October, with the cooperation of Chubu Electric Power Co., Inc.
  • Americans for Prosperity, a grassroots advocate for economic freedom, released a letter urging members of Congress to oppose extending the wind production tax credit (PTC). The letter, which comes just as Congress returns to session, calls efforts to phase-down the tax credit ‘misguided,’ and asks lawmakers to reject any legislation that extends wind subsidies.
  • The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association has unveiled an interactive website tracking solar development by electric cooperatives. Offering maps, data, photos and video, the website provides an overview and new details about the recent dramatic increase in cooperative-owned and purchased solar capacity.
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