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Joanna Schroeder

  • Durham, director of the Iowa Economic Development Authority, is a featured speaker at the March 13th Business Breakfast hosted by EcoEngineers. The event is taking place Friday March 13, 2015 from 7:30 am to 9:30 am CDT in Des Moines, IA. Durham will speak about the renewable biochemical tax credit, the angel investor tax credit, and the importance of diversification and infrastructure investments in Iowa’s bio-science and renewable energy clusters.
  • Ocean Energy Europe’s Board of Directors has elected Rob Stevenson as its new President. Stevenson is Vice-President of Alstom’s Ocean Energy Business. His appointment follows the election of six new Directors on Ocean Energy Europe’s Board.
  • Several California schools have contracted with Green Charge Networks under a Power Efficiency Agreement for the installation of over 1,500 kWhs of intelligent energy storage capacity to be used to reduce the ongoing costs of demand charges on their electricity bill. These schools and colleges can expect to save up to 50 percent off their demand charges. As an added benefit, Green Charge has coupled electric vehicle charging stations with each of these systems to mitigate increased demand charges while promoting the use of electric vehicles with students, faculty, and staff.
  • Registration is still open for the India-Sri Lanka Renewable Energy Growth Forum taking place on March 11, 2015 at the Galadari Hotel, Columbo. The Forum aims to accelerate growth of the renewable energy sector in Sri Lanka by offering suitable development opportunities to Indian businesses in this industry. Leading industry experts, product manufacturers, system integrators will throw light on the prospects for both countries to work together in this area, for end-use applications and execute projects to achieve new standards and benchmarks of business synergy.
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