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Joanna Schroeder

  • National Hydropower Association (NHA) Marine Energy Council is hosting its inaugural International Marine Renewable Energy Conference (IMREC) and the 3rd Annual Marine Energy Technology Symposium (METS). Co-locating the events with the NHA Annual Conference provides an invaluable opportunity for water power technology professionals, policy makers, NGOs, academia, consultants, component suppliers and service professionals to address the full spectrum of marine energy and put the latest issues on the table for discussion. All three events will take place this April 27-29, 2015 at the Capital Hilton in Washington, D.C.
  • Velo Solar has acquired Bright Idea Energy LLC, an efficient lighting and energy consulting company, Velo Solar Chief Operations Officer Keith Berger announced. The combined company offers a full range of pioneering energy options for home and business that combine to make modern energy needs significantly more affordable in the market’s rapidly rising costs. Bright Idea founder Jett Hattaway and will remain with the company.
  • Sunvault Energy Inc. has announced the creation of a joint venture company, Supervault Energy Inc. The newly formed joint venture company is 50% owned by Sunvault Energy Inc. SuperVault Energy Inc. has signed a license and development agreement to use certain UCLA developed patented Graphene technology for use in the area of Electricity storage such as battery alternatives.
  • Infocast has announced its 3rd Annual California Energy Summit, scheduled on May 11–13, 2015 in San Francisco, CA. Topics will include the impacts of Governor Brown’s new renewable energy goals on the California energy market; prospects for radical changes to IOU’s distribution grid planning processes and integration of DERs; Retail Rate Design reforms and their effects on solar PV and other distributed resources; how emerging Resource Adequacy, Flexible Asset and Preferred Resource requirements will impact future procurements for gas-fired generation; energy storage and other alternative technologies; and more.
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