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Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDFEcoEngineers is hosting a Business Breakfast in Des Moines, Iowa on December 12, 2041 from 7:30 to 9:30 am CST. Grant Menke of the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association and Jeff Hove of the Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Store Owners of Iowa will be the featured speakers. They will speak about creating effective policy and frameworks for growth in the renewable fuels industry. Click here to register.
  • Ambassador Energy is partnering with Veteran Asset and Mission Career College to offer training to veterans and their families through the Post 9/11 G.I. Bill. The solar PV course offered by Mission Career College and Ambassador Energy is an 80-hour curriculum followed by the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) Entry Level Exam, proctored on the final day of the two-week course. The inaugural 10-day course is being offered January 12th through 23rd, 2015 in Murrieta, California, and seats for qualified veterans are still available.
  • The Renault-Nissan Alliance has sold its 200,000th electric vehicle (EV) and has a leading 58% market share for zero-emission cars. Together, Renault and Nissan EVs have driven approximately 4 billion zero-emission kilometers – enough to circle the earth 100,000 times. Renault-Nissan’s EVs represent 200 million liters of fuel saved – enough to fill about 80 Olympic-sized swimming pools. Alliance EVs also represent 450 million kg of CO2 that has not been emitted while driving. The Alliance sold its 200,000th EV in early November, about four years after the launch of the Nissan LEAF, the world’s first mass-market electric vehicle. Nissan LEAF remains the best-selling electric vehicle in history.
  • Solar Universe has announced the industry’s first-ever Black Friday sale on power. Instead of participating in the traditional hype of Black Friday, Solar Universe decided to lighten the meaning and call the event “Bright Friday“. The holiday deal includes a $1,000 gift card for new customers who visit by Dec.1, and sign-up with Solar Universe by Jan. 5, 2015.
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