BioEnergy Bytes

Joanna Schroeder

  • Iowa Renewable Fuels Association (IRFA) has announced that Iowa Governor Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds will discuss Iowa’s leadership in the production of biofuels, such as ethanol and biodiesel, at the 9th Annual Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit and Trade Show on January 27, 2015 at The Meadows Conference Center in Altoona, Iowa.
  • Gevo, Inc. has announced that they have received a positive determination from the Listing Qualifications department of The Nasdaq Stock Market December 30, 2014, granting approval of the company’s request to transfer its listing to The Nasdaq Capital Market from The Nasdaq Global Market. The company’s securities will begin trading on the Nasdaq Capital Market effective at the start of trading on Monday, January 5, 2015.
  • TransCanada Corporation has announced that it has acquired the eighth Ontario solar facility from Canadian Solar Solutions Inc. (Canadian Solar). The newly built Liskeard 1 facility has a generating capacity of 10 MW and is located in northeastern Ontario in the New Liskeard region. The new facility has now started generating electricity under a 20-year power purchase agreement with the Ontario Power Authority.
  • The Board of Trustees of Kit Carson Electric unanimously approved a build out of an additional 1.5 Megawatts of Community Solar projects to be located on Taos, New Mexico, into Kit Carson Cooperative Electric’s power supply mix. The approval comes following a decision by the Board of Trustees to begin negotiations of opting out of the current contract with Tri-State Generation and Transmission Cooperative. The total 1.5 Megawatt Community Solar Projects will allow Kit Carson Electric to fully reach its contract limits set by Tri-State of 5% energy to 10% capacity.
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