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Joanna Schroeder

  • India, host of the annual Renewable Energy India (REI) exposition, announced its maiden Solar Energy Investment and Technology Forum, to showcase the potential and provide opportunities of solar energy business in the states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. The one-day event will take place on March 4, 2015 at The Taj Banjara Hotel.
  • National Algae Association’s (NAA) Algae Production next Networking Workshop will focus on Nutraceutical – Omega 3 EPA / DHA, the highest value product made ​​from algae. NAA will highlight best practices in inoculation, commercial cultivation, harvesting and extraction methods in an attempt to create standards for commercially grown Haematococcus pluvialis for astaxanthin. NAA is calling for papers for the Workshop taking place in Richmond, California April 23-24, 2015 Click here for more information.
  • In a new report, the Department of Energy (DOE) has highlighted the success of the Loan Programs Office’s solar projects, saying that since it financed its first five utility-scale projects in 2011, 17 additional projects have come on line without the use of loan guarantees. The report coincides with the dedication ceremony of Desert Sunlight, a 550-megawatt (MW) solar project in Riverside County, California.
  • The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) has announced the election of Maria Richards as President-Elect. She will become the 26th President of the global geothermal energy organization in January 2017 after the term of current President Paul Brophy ends.
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