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Joanna Schroeder

  • a move designed to reflect their specialized expertise with solar racks and installations, Daetwyler Clean Energy has shifted its solar brand to DCE Solar. “We believe in all renewable forms of energy,” said CEO Bill Taylor. “Our name shift is about emphasizing our focus on solar instead of the much broader spectrum of different kinds of clean energy which Daetwyler also supports.”
  • Ecolab Inc. is the first major corporate participant in Minnesota’s newest alternative energy program, which uses community solar gardens — shared solar panel sites with grid-connected subscribers — to offset electricity use. SunEdison will develop the solar gardens under the Xcel Energy Solar*Rewards Community Program, which launched in December 2014 in Minnesota. The solar gardens will deliver electricity to Minnesota’s local grid, and as a subscriber, Ecolab will offset the electricity it purchases for its corporate and research, development and engineering campuses in Minnesota.
  • has added the report, “Global Wind Turbine Value Chain – Production, Market Share, Competitive Landscape and Market Size to 2020”. According to this wind power market and wind turbine industry report, more blades are being outsourced than are being produced in-house, Asian tower manufacturers pose threat to American counterparts and Europe as well as Asia-Pacific combined generate more than 90% of global wind power generators. This research provides global data and information analysis for wind power market, wind turbine, wind turbine rotor blade market, wind turbine gearbox industry, the wind turbine tower as well as generator markets.
  • Transparency Market Research has released a new market report titled “Waste to Energy Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 – 2019,” that defines and segments the global waste to energy market with analysis and forecast of the global revenues. This report observes that the annual revenue of the waste to energy market was USD 18,472.3 million in 2012 and is expected to reach USD 31,892.9 million by 2019, growing at a CAGR of 8.1% from 2013 to 2019.
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