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Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDFBased on its recent analysis of the electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure market, Frost & Sullivan has recognized Advansolar with the 2014 French Frost & Sullivan Award for New Product Innovation Leadership. Advansolar advocates the practice of on-site self-consumption of solar energy rather than remote solar energy utilization. The company enables customers to harness and utilize solar energy to charge their EVs and in the process, hence reducing their dependence on the grid.
  • GDF SUEZ Energy Resources NA, a leader in U.S. retail energy, is further strengthening the Houston Museum of Natural Science’s commitment to environmental responsibility by again donating Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) to the nonprofit organization. The gift will offset the museum’s electricity consumption during the month of December. Each Green-e© certified REC represents the environmental attributes or benefits associated with a specific quantity of energy generated from a renewable source, such as solar or wind.
  • Invenergy Clean Power LLC has announced the successful close of financing and the start of commercial operation of its Desert Green Solar Farm in Borrego Springs, California. Desert Green is a 6.3 MW AC facility located in San Diego County, approximately 90 miles northeast of the city of San Diego. Output is sold to San Diego Gas & Electric under a long-term power sale agreement. Financing was provided by PNC Energy Capital, LLC, a subsidiary of PNC Bank, N.A.
  • Duke Energy has received regulatory approval from the North Carolina Utilities Commission to acquire and construct three large solar facilities located in Bladen, Duplin and Wilson counties North Carolina. The three projects are part of Duke Energy’s $500-million solar expansion announced in September, which also includes buying power under purchase power agreements from five other new solar projects in both the Duke Energy Carolinas and Duke Energy Progress service territories.
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